OrthoConnecticut
 

Joshua B. Frank, M.D., Curriculum Vitae

Specialty Areas

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery 

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine sub specialty exam

Licensure

Connecticut
New York
California

 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship
2006 - 2007

Sports Medicine Fellowship
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedics Clinic
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Chief Resident
2001 - 2006

Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University – Hospital for Joint Diseases 
New York, NY

  • Elective Trauma Rotation
    Harborview Medical Center
    Seattle, WA
 EDUCATION:
Medical
2001

Doctor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate
1997

Bachelor of Arts
University of Pennsylvania
College of Arts and Sciences
Philadelphia, PA

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
2003 - Present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2006 - Present

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present

Private Practice, OrthoConnecticut
(formerly Coastal Orthopedics)
Norwalk, CT

Present

Assistant Clinical Professor
NYU Langone Orthopedic Surgery Department
New York, NY

2013 - 2018

Norwalk Surgery Center
Norwalk, CT

  • Board of Directors: 2013-2018
  • Operations Committee: 2011 - 2013

2008 - 2016

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic Preceptor
NYU Dash Hospital for Joint Disease
New York, NY

 honors and awards:
 
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor (2017-2019)

  • Castle Connolly’s New York Metro Area Top Doctors (2018-2019)

  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2018-2019)

  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2012-2015)

  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012-2013)

  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2015)

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

 TEAM COVERAGE:
2006
  • During fellowship, participated in orthopaedic care of:
    • Los Angeles Lakers
    • Dodgers
    • Kings
    • Avengers (Arena Football)
    • Sparks (WNBA)
    • Galaxy (MLS)
    • Riptide (Lacrosse)
    • USC Football
    • Anaheim Ducks
    • Team physician for many high school and college football teams
 ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:
 
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases
    New York, NY
  • Orthopaedic Representative, NYU House staff Council, 2001-2004
  • Anatomy Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2001
 TEAM AND EVENT COVERAGE:
 
  • Event Physician, 42nd World Archery Championship. New York City. July 2003
  • Stadium Physician, Shea Stadium. NY Mets. 2003 Season
  • Event Physician, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater New York, NY. 2002-2003
  • Team Physicians, Truman High School Football Team. Bronx NY. Fall 2002
 PUBLICATIONS:
 

Glenohumeral Internal Rotation Deficits in Baseball Players with Ulnar Collateral Ligament Insufficiency: 2008

Repair Site Integrity After Transosseous Equivalent / Suturebridge Rotator Cuff Repair: 2008

Revision Surgery for Failed Elbow Medial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction: 2008

The Posterolateral Corner of the Knee: 2007

Lower Extremity Sports Injuries in Adolescents: 2007

Does Obesity Influence the Outcome After the Operative Treatment of Ankle Fractures: 2007

Osteochondral Fractures of the Distal Lateral Femoral Condyle: 2006

Helical Blade versus Sliding Hip Screw for Treatment of Unstable Itertrochanteric Hip Fractures: 2006

Post-Thrombotic Syndrome After Asymptomatic DVT Following Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: 2006

The Efficacy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance: 2002