Coastal Orthopaedics of Norwalk is proud to announce that Dr. Joshua B. Frank has earned one of the most highly recognized certifications in the industry – a credential that is known as the Gold Standard around the world – the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. This award is a valuable way to demonstrate commitment to the highest quality care and recognition for the many long years of work put into achieving expertise. This sets Dr. Frank apart as a recognized specialist in the eyes of patients, hospitals, employers and insurers.
The Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine is for those Board certified orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in sports medicine beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional training, a practice characterized by a majority of cases in sports medicine, and contributions to this field.
Dr. Frank received his medical school training at UPenn and the Hospital for Joint Diseases and the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic. He focused on the care of injured athletes and their return to function. During that time he participated in the care of the LA Lakers, Dodgers and Kings as well as in Arena Football, Lacrosse and with the Anaheim Ducks and USC Football Teams.
While in private practice, Dr. Frank has been treating many high school and college football teams where he is participating in the advancements of “sports medicine”. In particular, he has been focusing on the training and care of young athletes. He has taken the sports medicine exam for certification in order to confirm he continues to be at the forefront in the field of sports medicine.
Coastal Orthopaedics offices are located in Norwalk, Darien, Westport and New Canaan. A special walk-in urgent care center known as Coastal Ortho Express is located at iPark Medical Center, 761 Main Avenue in Norwalk. Many sports injuries are treated promptly at the walk-in center. For more information or to make an appointment with Dr. Frank or any of his colleagues, call 203 845-2200 or visit www.CoastalOrthoCT.com.