Dr. Edward Frankel, MD

Dr. Edward Frankel, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Frankel, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Medicine & Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3033 N 44th St Ste 100

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Contact Information

(602) 393-1010

Insurance Accepted

  • Arizona PHCS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual Medical
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
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Top Care Areas


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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated



  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nerve Decompression and Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Rochester School Medicine & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • The Hand Center of San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phoenix Magazine's Top Doctor, 2009
  • Phoenix Magazine's Top Doctor, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Frankel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frankel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frankel to family and friends
based on 36 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Frankel's Performance

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Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Phoenix, AZ
I went to Dr Frankel for carpal tunnel, and after several months of conservative treatment, I decided to go ahead with having surgery. My expectations were exceeded on every patient satisfaction metric! Dr Frankel and his team are so knowledgeable, have excellent rapport and provided outstanding...more
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in Tempe, AZ
Dr. Frankel did carpal tunnel surgery on both of my hands in January 2014. I have never had a problem with the surgery and was surprised to find some scathing comments by others. He is very low key but to the point and does not take my time or his with a lot of unnecessary conversation that is...more
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in Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Frankel is a great doctor. He is very personable and informative. Took the time to answer all my questions and concerns. He offered the right options for my wrist problems and I am so happy with the results. Thank Dr. Frankel for all that you do!
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in Scottsdale
Dr Frankel is friendly but professional and efficient, as is his entire office. While I have to drive a ways to Dr Frankel, I never have to wait long if at all. Since I was not sure memory served me well as to what the surgery would entail, I called the office before surgery. Although I was...more
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in Tempe, AZ
Dr. Frankel performed CMC Joint Arthoplasty on my left hand in August 2016. As of today, October, 27, 2016 I am virtually pain free. This surgery was like a miracle. I didn't think I would gain the use of my left hand ever again. Dr. Frankel and his staff are amazing! I wouldn't hesitate...more
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