Dr. Frantz is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 1990, where he currently serves as Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic and Director of the Unexplained Dyspnea Clinic. Dr. Frantz’ research comprises the varied forms of pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vascular disease and right heart failure, including pathophysiology, hemodynamics, causes of exercise limitation and optimal management strategies. His research centers on defining best strategies for management of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, including coordination of an active program of balloon pulmonary angioplasty. Dr. Frantz is currently serving as a site principal investigator for National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute studies on “Redefining Pulmonary Hypertension through Pulmonary Vascular Disease Phenomics”. Additionally, he has authored or co-authored well over 200 peer-reviewed publications.