Bone Cancer, Bone Tumors, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Orthopaedic Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Soft Tissue Tumors
Benign and malignant soft tissue masses; Benign and malignant bone tumors; Metastatic bone disease; Multiple myeloma metabolic diseases such as Pagets disease
Dr. Frank J. Frassica is a professor of orthopaedic surgery and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His areas of specialization include the treatment of musculoskeletal trauma and bone and soft tissue cancers.
Dr. Frassica received his M.D. in 1982 from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine in Charleston, SC. After a residency in orthopaedic surgery in 1983 at the National Capital Consortium, he completed a second residency in orthopaedic surgery and a fellowship in orthopaedic oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, in 1988.
In 2000, Dr. Frassica joined the Johns Hopkins faculty as director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, a role he served until 2011.
Dr. Frassica is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has received numerous teaching awards, and has written over 50 book chapters and co-authored four books on general Orthopaedics. He serves as editor of Orthopaedics, Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Hyperguide Orthopaedic Review Course, and is on the Editorial Board of Orthopaedic Oncology Journal American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Orthopedics Today.