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David Frankel, MD

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Dr. David Frankel, MD


Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Vascular Surgery


As a vascular and endovascular surgeon, David Frankel, MD, treats a wide variety of vascular conditions including carotid stenosis, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), peripheral aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), mesenteric ischemia, thoracic outlet syndrome, May-Thurner syndrome, iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis, and venous insufficiency/varicose veins. In addition, he has a clinical interest in treating carotid disease, aneurysms (open and endovascular), peripheral arterial disease (PAD), dialysis access, tunneled catheters, and endovascular treatment of vascular disease.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery, 2012
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2008

Medical Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD, 2001


  • University of California, San Diego, General Surgery, 2007


  • Scripps Clinic, Vascular Surgery, 2011
  • University of California, San Diego, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2007
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