Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 61

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Frank Difazio, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Raceland, LA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center, winner of the Joint Replacement Excellence Award. He is also affiliated with Greenwich Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland

141 Twin Oaks Dr Raceland, LA 70394 ()
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Dr. Difazio is affiliated with Greenwich Hospital Greenwich, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • 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
  • Hospital Satisfaction
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Dr. Difazio's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
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Dr. Difazio treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Difazio treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Musculoskeletal Function Test
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Dr. Difazio performs Musculoskeletal Function Test more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Difazio performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Difazio treats Osteoarthritis more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Difazio treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Dr. Difazio's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Replacement
  • 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 Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Difazio's Reviews

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4.3

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

Dr. Difazio frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Knee, Musculoskeletal Function Test, and Osteoarthritis. 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.

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Locations

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Raceland141 Twin Oaks Dr Raceland, LA 70394
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Saint Bernard Community Health Center

Ochsner at St. Bernard - Orthopedics8050 W Judge Perez Dr Ste 3200 Chalmette, LA 70043
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Difazio is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Greenwich Hospital

Greenwich, CT

83% Patients that would definitely recommend, 13% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2022)

Stamford Hospital

Stamford, CT

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)