Dr. Jason Defrancis, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 47

Dr. Defrancis
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Jason Defrancis MD LC

1710 E Saunders St Ste B380 Laredo, TX 78041

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Dr. Jason Defrancis, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Laredo, TX. Dr. Defrancis has more experience with Knee & Lower Limb Surgery, Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery, and Hand & Wrist Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Doctors Hospital Of Laredo and Laredo Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Defrancis to book an appointment.

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Dr. Defrancis is affiliated with Laredo Medical Center Laredo, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Defrancis

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Defrancis treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Defrancis treats other conditions, please contact the office at (956) 726-5333.

Knee & Lower Limb Surgery

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee & Lower Limb Surgery specialists.

Dr. Defrancis is experienced in the area of Knee & Lower Limb Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 30 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Defrancis
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Arthroscopy
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery specialists.

Dr. Defrancis is experienced in the area of Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Broken Arm
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High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Hand & Wrist Surgery

Hand and wrist conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and fractures or sprains, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Hand & Wrist Surgery specialists.

Dr. Defrancis is experienced in the area of Hand & Wrist Surgery. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Defrancis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Wrist Fracture
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Dr. Defrancis' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Defrancis accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Defrancis' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Defrancis

3.2

Based on 21 ratings

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I have been waiting for him to sign an aproval for the insuarnce, for three weeks, nothing! I'm in pain but, he does not feel any of it! He does not give a rats a...
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Biography

Dr. Jason Defrancis, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Laredo, TX. Dr. Defrancis has more experience with Knee & Lower Limb Surgery, Shoulder &...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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What are Dr. Jason Defrancis, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Defrancis frequently treats Knee & Lower Limb Surgery, Shoulder & Upper Arm Surgery, and Hand & Wrist Surgery. See all practice areas where Dr. Defrancis specializes.

Where is Dr. Jason Defrancis, MD's office located?

Dr. Defrancis' office is located at 1710 E Saunders St Ste B380, Laredo, TX 78041. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Jason Defrancis MD LC

Laredo Office1710 E Saunders St Ste B380 Laredo, TX 78041
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Practice

Laredo Medical Center1700 E Saunders St Laredo, TX 78041
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Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Doctors Hospital Of Laredo

Laredo, TX

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Laredo Medical Center

Laredo, TX

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)