Dr. Joshua Frank specializes in the orthopedic care of sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He also provides comprehensive orthopedic treatment for various conditions and traumatic injuries.
A native of the Philadelphia region, Dr. Frank completed both his undergraduate studies and his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania. After medical school, Dr. Frank moved to New York City to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at New York University – Hospital for Joint Diseases. During his residency he was elected to be an executive chief resident and completed an elective trauma rotation at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. There he handled major orthopedic injuries and learned the latest techniques in the treatment of fractures and multi-trauma.
After residency, Dr. Frank completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. His focus was on the care of injured athletes and their return to function. Additionally, he learned advanced arthroscopic techniques as well as open reconstructive surgeries of the shoulder, knee and elbow. During his fellowship, Dr. Frank participated in the orthopedic care of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, Kings, Avengers (Arena Football), Sparks (WNBA), Galaxy (MLS), Riptide (Lacrosse), USC Football, and the Anaheim Ducks. In addition, he served as a team physician for many high school and college football teams.
Throughout his training, Dr. Frank has had a focus on research. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented research at national meetings. Dr. Frank is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and maintains an academic appointment at NYU-HJD as an assistant clinical professor.
For more information on Dr. Frank and articles on orthopedic and sports medicine, please visit Dr. Frank’s website.
Coastal Orthopedics, PC
761 Main Ave
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
Location Phone: 203-845-2200
Location Fax: 203-847-1940
36 Old Kings Highway South
Darien, Connecticut 06820
Location Phone: 203-845-2200
Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts And Sciences. B.A. : 1997
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine M.D. : 2001
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedics Clinic, Los Angeles, CA : 2006
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Event Physician : 2003
42nd World Archery Championship. New York City. July 2003
Stadium Physician : 2003
Shea Stadium. NY Mets. 2003 Seaon
Event Physician : 2002
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater New York, NY. 2002-2003
Team Physician : 2002
Truman High School Football Team. Bronx NY. Fall 2002
Orthopedic Representative : 2001
NYU Housestaff Council 2001-2004
Anatomy Instructor : 2000
University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2001.
American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons : 1997
Physicians for Social Responsibility : 1997
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 Suregery 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
Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in America (2018)
Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors in America (2017)
Patients’ Choice Award (2012-2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012-2013)
Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2015)
Healthgrades Honor Roll