Dr. Kenneth Fryer, MD

Dr. Kenneth Fryer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Kenneth Fryer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pismo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1970 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

921 Oak Park Blvd Ste 204

Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fryer 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
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fryer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fryer "Areas of expertise: Hand Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopaedic Trauma, Orthopaedic Trauma, Work Related Injuries."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Fracture
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22  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • 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 Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • UCLA Wadsworth
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fryer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Fryer's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fryer to family and friends
52 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (8)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Fryer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

My husband Larry and more had to prine's contracture with several surgeries prior to dr. Fryer and two of his fingers were frozen solid in a 45 degree locked position. Dr fryer went in there and spent a long time cleaning up the tendons. Afterwards my husband fingers were normal and they never went...more
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Regarding my office visit on June 27, 2017; except for not being greeted when I arrived at reception check-in and waiting a few seconds for attention which I had to initiate conversation, everything else about my visit to Dr. Fry was excellent and pleasant. I have had the pleasure of seeing Dr....more
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Terrible lack of customer care. Promised return calls daily. No response, no follow up. Never had a worse doctor experience.
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Always good. I TRUST him. After 3 surgeries over 30 years, I should know! Due to insurance I had to go elsewhere for last one, and came out not a happy camper. I regret not waiting for insurance to change so I could return to Dr. Fryer.
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i arrived at 2:55 for my 3 p.m. appt, with my 'new patient' paperwork all filled out. i waited in reception 1 hour exactly. exam room wait was 18 minutes. i met with Dr. Fryer for 9 minutes, which is likely adequate for the diagnosis. there were other patients that also had this experience my...more
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