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Ian Frank, MD

Ian Frank, MD Physician

Director, Anti-Retroviral Clinical Research Director, Clinical Core, Penn Center for AIDS Research Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Frank is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Ian Frank

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2004 - 2012, and 2014 - 2017

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1992
  • Internal Medicine, 1983

Clinical Expertise:

  • HIV and AIDS
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV and AIDS, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Infectious Diseases

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Saint Joseph's Medical Center
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group, National American Association for the Advancement of Science, National American Society of Microbiology, National HIV Vaccine Trials Network, International Infectious Diseases Society of America, International International AIDS Society, International National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Investigator Initiated Program Project Review Committee, ZAI1 JBS-A, National National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Center for AIDS Research Meeting, ZAI1 JRR-A (J3) study section, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Frank is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

HIV vaccinology, prevention, treatment, pathogenesis

Selected Publications:

Li SS, Kochar NK, Elizaga M, Hay CM, Wilson GJ, Cohen KW, De Rosa SC, Xu R, Ota-Setlik A, Morris D, Finak G, Allen M, Tieu HV, Frank I, Sobieszczyk ME, Hannaman D, Gottardo R, Gilbert PB, Tomaras GD, Corey L, Clarke DK, Egan MA, Eldridge JH, McElrath MJ: DNA Priming Increases Frequency of T-Cell Responses to a Vesicular Stomatitis Virus HIV Vaccine with Specific Enhancement of CD8+ T-Cell Responses by Interleukin-12 Plasmid DNA Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 24 (11): e00263-17,2017.

Mayer Kenneth H, Seaton Kelly E, Huang Yunda, Grunenberg Nicole, Isaacs Abby, Allen Mary, Ledgerwood Julie E, Frank Ian, Sobieszczyk Magdalena E, Baden Lindsey R, Rodriguez Benigno, Van Tieu Hong, Tomaras Georgia D, Deal Aaron, Goodman Derrick, Bailer Robert T, Ferrari Guido, Jensen Ryan, Hural John, Graham Barney S, Mascola John R, Corey Lawrence: Safety, pharmacokinetics, and immunological activities of multiple intravenous or subcutaneous doses of an anti-HIV monoclonal antibody, VRC01, administered to HIV-uninfected adults: Results of a phase 1 randomized trial. PLoS medicine 14 (11): e1002435,2017.

Gulick RM, Wilkin TJ, Chen YQ, Landovitz RJ, Amico KR, Young AM, Richardson P, Marzinke MA, Hendrix CW, Eshleman SH, McGowan I, Cottle LM, Andrade A, Marcus C, Klingman KL, Chege W, Rinehart AR, Rooney JF, Andrew P, Salata RA, Siegel M, Manabe YC, Frank I, Ho K, Santana J, Stekler JD, Swaminathan S, McCauley M, Hodder S: Safety and Tolerability of Maraviroc-Containing Regimens to Prevent HIV Infection in Women: A Phase 2 Randomized Trial Annals of internal medicine 167 (6): 384-393,2017.

Li SS, Kochar NK, Elizaga M, Hay CM, Wilson GJ, Cohen KW, De Rosa SC, Xu R, Ota-Setlik A, Morris D, Finak G, Allen M, Tieu HV, Frank I, Sobieszczyk ME, Hannaman D, Gottardo R, Gilbert PB, Tomaras GD, Corey L, Clarke DK, Egan MA, Eldridge JH, McElrath MJ: DNA priming increases frequency of T-cell responses to a VSV HIV vaccine with specific enhancement of CD8(+) T-cell responses by IL-12 pDNA Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI 24 (11): 2017.

Harrison JD, Dochney JA, Blazekovic S, Leone F, Metzger D, Frank I, Gross R, Hole A, Mounzer K, Siegel S, Schnoll RA: The nature and consequences of cognitive deficits among tobacco smokers with HIV: a comparison to tobacco smokers without HIV Journal of neurovirology 23 (4): 550-557,2017.

Markowitz M, Frank I, Grant RM, Mayer KH, Elion R, Goldstein D, Fisher C, Sobieszczyk ME, Gallant JE, Van Tieu H, Weinberg W, Margolis DA, Hudson KJ, Stancil BS, Ford SL, Patel P, Gould E, Rinehart AR, Smith KY: Safety and tolerability of long-acting cabotegravir injections in HIV-uninfected men (ECLAIR): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2a trial The Lancet HIV 4 (8): e331-e340,2017.

Meyers K, Rodriguez K, Brill AL, Wu Y, La Mar M, Dunbar D, Koblin B, Margolis D, Sobieszczyk ME, Van Tieu H, Frank I, Markowitz M: Lessons for Patient Education Around Long-Acting Injectable PrEP: Findings from a Mixed-Method Study of Phase II Trial Participants AIDS and behavior : doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1871-x,2017.

Buckingham L, Becher J, Voytek CD, Fiore D, Dunbar D, Davis-Vogel A, Metzger DS: Going social: Success in online recruitment of men who have sex with men for prevention HIV vaccine research Vaccine 35 (27): 3498-3505,2017.

Gulick RM, Wilkin TJ, Chen YQ, Landovitz RJ, Amico KR, Young AM, Richardson P, Marzinke MA, Hendrix CW, Eshleman SH, McGowan I, Cottle LM, Andrade A, Marcus C, Klingman KL, Chege W, Rinehart AR, Rooney JF, Andrew P, Salata RA, Magnus M, Farley JE, Liu A, Frank I, Ho K, Santana J, Stekler JD, McCauley M: Phase 2 Study of the Safety and Tolerability of Maraviroc-Containing Regimens to Prevent HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men (HPTN 069/ACTG A5305). J Infect Dis 215 (2): 238-246,2017.

Fishman J, Taylor L: Awareness of HPV and Uptake of Vaccination in a High-Risk Population Pediatrics 138 (2): 2016.

Academic Contact Info

502 Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk 6073

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6073
Phone: (215) 662-7419
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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