Frank Esper

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Frank Esper, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division: Infectious Diseases / Rheumatology


Frank Esper, MD, is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Rheumatology, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. He is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.

Dr. Esper is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. His special interest is pediatric viral respiratory infections and emerging infectious diseases.

Dr. Esper earned his bachelor’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and his doctorate in medicine from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Ind., followed by a fellowship in pediatric infectious disease, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Her has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and coauthored three textbook chapters. He is a reviewer for several notable medical journals, including Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Journal of Infectious Diseases and Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society.

He is a member of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society and the Infectious Disease Society of America.