Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 60

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(504) 266-0058

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Dr. Frank Difazio, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Raceland, LA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center and Greenwich Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Difazio to book an appointment.


Locations

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland141 Twin Oaks Dr Raceland, LA 70394
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Saint Bernard Community Health Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner at St. Bernard - Orthopedics8050 W Judge Perez Dr Ste 3200 Chalmette, LA 70043
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ See hospitals
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Dr. Difazio's Reviews

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Dr. Difazio's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Difazio treats Chronic Pelvic Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Difazio treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Difazio treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Difazio treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Difazio treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Difazio treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Difazio's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

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Dr. Difazio accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Biography

Frank DiFazio, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a medical career spanning over thirty years. He has held impressive professional appointments...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Med Center Hospital Of Vermont
Internship Hospital
1988
University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (985) 537-2666.

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What are Dr. Frank Difazio, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Difazio frequently treats Chronic Pelvic Pain, Knee Disorders, and Osteoarthritis of Knee. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Difazio treats.

Where is Dr. Frank Difazio, MD's office located?

Dr. Difazio's office is located at 141 Twin Oaks Dr, Raceland, LA 70394. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Frank Difazio, MD speak?

Dr. Difazio speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Frank Difazio, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Difazio has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich, CT

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Stamford Hospital

Stamford, CT

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)