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Dr. Joshua Frank

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializes in Sports Medicine

Specialties: Orthopaedics, Elbow, General Orthopaedics, Shoulder, Sports Medicine

+1 203 845 2200


Dr. Joshua Frank specializes in the orthopaedic care of sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He also provides comprehensive orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and maintains an academic appointment at NYU-HJD as an assistant clinical professor.

Office Location(s):

Coastal Orthopaedics, PC
761 Main Ave
Suite 115
Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
Location Phone: (203) 845-2200
Location Fax: 203-847-1940

Accepting new patients:

I am accepting new patients.


Primary Specialty:


Secondary Specialty:

Sports Medicine

Undergraduate Education:

University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences. B.A.: 1997

Medical Education:

University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine M.D.: 2001



Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedics Clinic, Los Angeles, CA: 2006
Sports Medicine Fellowship

Academic Appointments:

  • Event Physician 2003
  • 42nd World Archery Championship. New York City. July - 2003
  • Stadium Physician - 2003
  • Shea Stadium. NY Mets. - 2003 Season
  • Event Physician - 2002
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Theater New York, NY.  - 2002-2003
  • Team Physicians - 2002
  • Truman High School Football Team. Bronx NY. Fall - 2002
  • Orthopaedic Representative - 2001
  • NYU House staff Council - 2001-2004
  • Anatomy Instructor - 2000
  • University of Pennsylvania, - 2002-2001



  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: 1997
  • Resident Member
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility: 1997
  • 1997-2007



  • 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
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