Dr. Franco Vigna, MD

Dr. Franco Vigna, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Franco Vigna, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Niagara Falls, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6941 Williams Rd

Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Contact Information

(716) 629-3338

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal Health Network

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Top Care Areas


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Herniated Disc
very high
more than 98% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture


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  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery

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.


  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • SUNY Health Science Cntr At Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Maryland Spinal Reconstr Surgery Fellowship Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vigna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vigna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vigna to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vigna's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Portville
Highly recommend Dr. Vigna and his staff. Love his conservative approach and not rushing to operate immediately. Yes, wait times can be a bit much but the way I look at it, is, when it comes time for your turn, he is going to spend the time he needs with you too. It's worth the wait. Both my...more
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in Stafford, NY
Dr. Vigna did my back surgery. What a great Doctor. He explained what was going on with my back in a way that no other doctor has over the past 20 years that I have been in pain. They all told me to live with it. Not Dr. Vigna he got busy and investigated where the pain was coming from and took...more
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in Niagara Falls
Dr. Vigna gave me my life back. After being hit by a drunk driver and suffering with a huge herniated disc in my lower back, I was referred to him. I could barley stand up straight, was in so much pain and had bad sciatica in both my legs and my feet would go dead. After surgery I remember saying...more
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in Bogota, NJ
Walked out , waits are too long, staff are very rude and p/a was very arrogant refusing to listen and aggressive towards me , told me to "have a nice life" in a sarcastic tone as I left , very unprofessional.
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in Niagara Falls, NY
After several visits in a 6 month timeframe I keep getting put off and told to come back for another appt. I was told I clearly need surgery on my back and neck but keep putting it off and referring me to other specialists for different things. With very little mobility and pain levels through...more
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