Dr. Frank Joseph, MD

Dr. Frank Joseph, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Frank Joseph, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.Read his story

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 847-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Joseph performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Joseph's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Joseph "It is very gratifying to restoring function of the hand, wrist and upper extremity as we all use our hands to eat, pray and hold our loved ones. It is very inspiring and satisfying to me to assist people and regain their ability to perform these essential functions again. I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship subspecialty training in Hand/Wrist surgery. I have over 25 years experience in treating disorders of the upper extremity. I am devoted to practicing the highest quality, state of the art medicine is a cost effective manner."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Joseph "All care that I deliver starts with making the most precise diagnosis possible and then outlining all potential therapeutic options. Returning patients quickly to their highest possible functional level with minimal discomfort is my highest priority. My care and treatment is based on active listening to the patient and their family."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

62  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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35  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • 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 Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Needle Aponeurotomy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Queens College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Valley Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Milwaukee County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Joseph has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Joseph's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Joseph to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Joseph'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

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Joseph Says:
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As a Resurgens physician, I take pride in the feedback of my patients.  I am grateful when someone takes the time out of their day to comment on services I've provided.  It is the ultimate honor when one of my patients refers a family member or friend to my practice.  If are unsatisfied with an aspect of your care, please contact me by calling my office and asking to speak with the office manager.  

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Patient Comments (4)

Everyone in the office was very friendly and efficient. The wait time was also not nearly as bad as most physician's offices I've been to. Dr. Joseph was great - so friendly and also the least painful cortisone shot I've ever had!
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Dr. Joseph performed surgery twice on my wrist, the second time going over some of the same scars as the first surgery. His solution to the pain in my wrist was to trim the perfectly sound Ulna bone. Wrong! When I saw another nonResurgens doctor he took an x-ray which showed the Radius bone was...more
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Excellent provider. Very well knowledgeable. Excellent medical and people skills. No complaints. He has solved my problem. I am very pleased with Dr. Joseph service.
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Dr Joseph has provided outstanding support to me for almost five years now...Unfortunately I've experienced some medical issues in recent years which has required numerous physicians and surgeons and all Dr's are not the same.I have so much respect for him. He's truly a professional and expert in...more
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