Fratellone Medical Associates

Patrick M. Fratellone


Executive Medical Director

Dr Patrick Fratellone

Key Facts

  • One of the few MD’s in the US who is also a registered herbalist.
  • Maintains active hospital admitting privileges in three New York City hospitals.
  • He has seen three generations of family members.
Patrick  Fratellone MD is one of the few integrative cardiologists in the United States. Me maintains  hospital  admitting priviledges at the Mount Sinai Hospitals in NYC. In addition to his fellowship in cardiovascular diseases he completed a Fellowship of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona under the direction of Andrew Weil, MD He is a registered herbalist (RH) with the American Herbal Guild.  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. He was the Medical Director for the late Robert Atkins, MD at his NYC office on east 55th Street. Not only was Dr Fratellone his cardiologist, but both did Dr Atkins daily radio show on WOR.
Dr Fratellone is a professor at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine

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. Dr. Fratellone 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 hosts an internet web program HouseCalls With Patrick Fratellone, MD and has hosted a variety of radio programs on WWRL,WOR, and WBAI.. He has also appeared on ABC’s “The View with Barbara Walters,” “ABC World News Night with Peter Jennings,” Fox News Channel and “Good Day New York,” as well as numerous radio talk shows. These include “The Frankie Boyer Show (WBIX in Boston and regionally syndicated to five other stations): “AWARE Talk Radio,” hosted by LaVeda Peterlin and distributed to more than 400 stations nationwide. Dr. Fratellone is a regular contributor to Radius Magazine, The Bottom Line, Instinct Magazine, Healthy Woman and is a Medical Adviser to Life Extension Magazine.

His interview with the BBC ten years ago has been re-released and edited to include his opinions on new dietary lifestyles as opposed to diet fads. He recently appeared on FOX FILES with Actress Jennifer Esposito discussing Celiac Disease. Dr. Fratellone also is a regular instructor for the Sylvan Institute of Botanical Medicine.

Dr. Fratellone is the author of You’re on the Air with Dr. Fratellone–Answers to Questions Most Frequently Asked About Vitamins and Supplements for the Heart (to order, go to as well as numerous articles on congenital heart disease published in medical journals such as Chest, American Heart Journal and Catherization Review

Dr. Fratellone is an attending physician at St. Luke’s Hospital, Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. Dr. Fratellone 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.