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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 (2009, recertified 2020)
ABOS Orthopeaedic Sports Medicine Subspecialty (2015, recertified 2026)


New York

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

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


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

  Norwalk Hospital
Norwalk, CT
2003 - Present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2006 - Present

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine


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


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 (2017-2020)
  • Castle Connolly’s New York Metro Area Top Doctors (2018-2021)
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors (2021)
  • Moffly Media Top Doctor - Fairfield County (2018-2021)
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021
  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 1%  (2019-2020)
  • America's Most Honored Doctors - Top 5%  (2018)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2012-2015, 2018)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012-2013, 2015)
  • Vitals On-Time Doctor Award (2014-2015, 2018)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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