Patrick M. Fratellone has the distinction of being one of the few integrative cardiologists in the United States. Dr. Fratellone is a Fellow of Integrative Medicine with a degree from the University of Arizona, where he studied under the directorship of Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D. He recently completed his course studies at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine. Dr. Fratellone has completed his coursework for fellowship as a Registered Herbalist (American Herbal Guild) making him one of the few medical doctors in the United States with this distinction.
Prior to forming Fratellone Medical Associates, he was Chief of Medicine and Director of Cardiology at the Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine under the direction of the late Robert C. Atkins, M.D. Previously, he held positions as Medical Director of the Fifth Avenue Comprehensive Medical Group and Regional Director of Cardiology programs for the Ultrasound Diagnostic Schools. As a result of his development of programs and teaching in these positions, he is recognized as a forerunner in the field of echocardiography.
Dr. Fratellone completed his B.S. and B.A. in Biology and Humanities, respectively, at the State University of Stony Brook (New York) in 1982. He completed his medical training in London, where he broadened both his clinical and bedside skills. He finished his medical residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York City, where he also pursued and completed his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease in 1994. During his three-year fellowship, he trained at the Nicholas Institute Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and the Division of Congenital Heart Diseases at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Dr. Fratellone is an attending physician at St. Luke’s Hospital, Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in New York City, and is the only integrative physician in New York City with active hospital admitting privileges at three city hospitals. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.