Michael O. Frank, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Professor; Vice Chair - Education, Medicine


  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Infectious Disease Clinic - Froedtert Hospital


  • Infectious Disease


  • English

Infectious Disease Clinic


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine
  • FACP-Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • FIDSA - Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society


Michael Frank, MD is the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Frank received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, in 1988. Dr. Frank completed his internal medicine residency from the University of Virginia Medical Center in 1991, and his infectious disease fellowship from the same institution in 1994. Dr. Frank was on the faculty at Indiana University, including as the infectious diseases fellowship program director there, before coming to MCW in 1999 to direct the HIV care and research program. Between 2004 and 2017, Dr. Frank was the program director for the MCW internal medicine residency program. Since 2008, he has also served as the Vice Chair for Education in the MCW Department of Medicine. Dr. Frank assumed the role of Division Chief of Infectious Disease in January 2017.

Research Interests

Dr. Frank’s research area of interest is in treatment of HIV infection. He is currently the principal investigator at MCW for two NIH-funded clinical trials of new management strategies for persons living with HIV.