Dr. Frazier Frantz
American Board of Surgery
Medical School: Duke University
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Frantz was named Medical Director and Chief of Pediatric Surgery for Children's Surgery Specialty Group at CHKD in January of 2015.
He brings 12 years of experience as the former Division Head of Pediatric Surgery at the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, where he developed the largest minimally invasive pectus repair practice in the military, treating both dependent and active duty military patients from around the world with the Nuss Procedure.
Dr. Frantz is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he distinguished himself as a varsity football letterman and Brigade Commander. He received his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine, completed his general surgery residency at the Medical College of Virginia and his pediatric general surgery fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
An author of numerous scientific manuscripts and book chapters, he has received special recognition for teaching and clinical accomplishments at the local and national levels, including membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. His current research projects involve surgical simulation and post-operative pain management after pectus repair.
Dr. Frantz is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery and Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
- Colorectal diseases in children
- Vascular anomalies
- Pectus excavatum and other chest wall deformities
Honors & Awards
- Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014