Dr. Austin Fragomen III, MD

Dr. Austin Fragomen III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Austin Fragomen III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

535 E 70th St

New York, NY 10021

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  • Aetna
  • Applied Risk Management Solutions
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 96% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fragomen III "Dr. Austin Fragomen attended medical school at the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine. He excelled through a very hands-on surgical internship at Montefiore and Jacobi medical centers in the Bronx. He launched into his orthopaedic residency training program, under John R. Denton, MD, at the Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center. As chief resident he took a strong interest in fracture care, limb reconstruction, and joint preservation surgery. He then relocated to San Francisco, California to dedicate himself to learning advanced techniques in surgery the of shoulder and knee with pioneer and innovator Eugene M. Wolf, MD. He returned to New York's Hospital for Special Surgery to become their first fellow in Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Surgery. He has presented his clinical and biomechanical research at medical meetings and has authored and editted articles for various Orthopaedic journals and text books."
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

97  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Blount's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Bowed Legs
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dwarfism, Short-Limb - Absent Fibulas - Very Short Digits
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knock Knees
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Ollier Disease
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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39  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA Alumni, 2012
  • Featured in New York magazine, "Best Doctors in New York", 2009
  • Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011
  • Wounded Warriors Project Commendation, 2007
Media & Publications
  • “Proximal Tibial Osteotomy for Medial Compartment osteoarthritis of the Knee Using the Ilizarov Taylor Spatial Frame”, 2005
  • “Arthroscopic reconstruction of the acromioclavicular joint”., 2004
  • Seah KT, Shafi R, Fragomen AT, Rozbruch SR. Distal Femoral Osteotomy: Is Internal Fixation Better than External? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print],
  • Khakharia S, Bigman D, Fragomen AT, Pavlov H, Rozbruch SR. Comparison of PACS and hard-copy 51-inch radiographs for measuring leg length and deformity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Jan;469(1):244-50. Epub 2010 Jul 13.,
  • Painless Reduction of Acute Anterior Shoulder Dislocations without Anesthesia., 2004
  • Gantsoudes GD, Fragomen AT, Rozbruch SR. Intraoperative measurement of mounting parameters for the Taylor Spatial Frame. J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Apr;24(4):258-62.,
  • Rozbruch SR, Segal K, Ilizarov S, Fragomen AT, Ilizarov G. Does the Taylor Spatial Frame accurately correct tibial deformities? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 May;468(5):1352-61. Epub 2009 Nov 13.,
  • “Arthroscopic coracoacromial ligament reconstruction for acromioclavicular joint separations”, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Fragomen III's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fragomen III to family and friends
36 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Fragomen III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Best doctor EVER!
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Dr Fragomen is not only a top notch doctor, he is caring, easy to talk to, very good at explaining your medical condition and treatment options. I feel lucky to have found him for my ankle and leg lenghthening procedures.
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I have very complicated tibial situation after bad fracture and infection situation. I came to see doctor on behalf of reconstruction of tibial plateau with knee replacement as well. I was waiting over 2.5 hrs in his waiting room, I was asking tons of not necessary questions by very busy nurse who...more
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Smart, kind, patient, would never consider going to anyone else if ever needed what he's done for my husband is just beyond amazing. The staff at his office are a wonderful caring group.
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Dr. Fragomen has exceeded all expectations with respect to the care of our granddaughter, Eleanor. He saw her on short notice for the first appointment, scheduled her surgery shortly thereafter, and has been a warm, positive, unhurried presence at all appointments.
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