Dr. John Frost, MD

Dr. John Frost, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(8)
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Dr. John Frost, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1968 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic arthroscopy.

4100 Lake Otis Pkwy Ste 302

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 563-7072

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Providence Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Arthroscopy
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more than 9% of peers
Knee Surgery
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more than 6% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frost "At the office of John D. Frost, MD, we care for knees; it's what we do and have done so exclusively for nearly thirty years. As one of Anchorage, Alaska's most experienced orthopedic surgeons, Dr Frost specializes in relieving pain, instability, or stiffness in the knee caused by injuries, arthritis or other conditions. Dr Frost is very conservative and frequently will recommend non surgical treatments."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plica Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia Fracture
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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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

  • Penn State U Hosp
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Harrisburg Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frost has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frost's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frost to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Frost's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Frost and his staff are friendly, informative and most of all they care. They go above and beyond to help in every aspect. Would highly recommend his office to anyone who has knee problems
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Dr. Frost performed surgery on my knee for a torn meniscus. It turned out the damage was much more extensive than imaged by the MRI. Despite that, I walked out of surgery with no pain and no swelling. I laid low for four days using elevation, ice, and Naproxen. I never did experience any pain or...more
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Very good doctor. My knee after ACLU and Mencius surgery went very well.
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