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Joel Frazier, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Modesto, CA, Doctors Medical Center of Modesto

JoelLouisFrazierMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Modesto, CA

Hand Surgery

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon , Valley Orthopaedics Bone & Joint

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Summary

  • Dr. Joel Frazier is an orthopedic surgeon in Modesto, CA and is affiliated with Doctors Medical Center of Modesto. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice 32 years. He specializes in hand surgery and is experienced in osteoarthritis, pain management, elbow surgery, Dupuytren’s disease and clinical research.

Education & Training

  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 1992 - 1993
  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineFellowship, Hand Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery), 1993
  • BronxCare Health System
    BronxCare Health SystemResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988 - 1992
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Surgery, 1985 - 1987
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 1985
  • Binghamton University, Honors State University of New YorkB.A., Biology, 1977 - 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2000 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1993 - 2007
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1987 - 2003
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1986 - 2002
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patients’ Choice Award 2008-2019
  • America’s Top Orthopedists Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2008-2018
  • Leading Physicians of the World & Top Orthopedic Surgeon in Oklahoma International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2015
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Dupuytren’s Contracture Recurrence Following Treatment with Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum (CORDLESS Study): 3-Year Data  
    Peimer CA, Blazer P, Coleman S, Kaplan TD, Smith T, Tursi JP, Cohen B, Kaufman GJ, et al, JHS, 1/1/2013
  • No-knot flexor tendon repair: a biomechanical cadaver study and clinical experience  
    H.Seradge, J. Frazier, W. Tian, W. Parker, C bear, W. Owen, JHS, 1/1/2009
  • Injectable Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum for Dupuytren’s Contracture  
    Hurst L.C., Badalamente MA, et al, N Engl J Med, 1/1/2009
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Treatment of Recurrent Dupuytren's Contractures in Joints Previously Effectively Treated With Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum: Final Results.
    Clayton A. Peimer, MD; Lionel Chris Bainbridge, FRCS; Stephen Wilbrand, MD; Brian Dean, MS; James P. Tursi, MD, et al, 69th Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2014
  • Effect of Delayed Finger Extension on the Efficacy and Safety of Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Treatment for Dupuytren's Contracture.
    Gary Pess, MD; Robert I. Gelb, MD; Huey Y. Tien, MD; James P. Tursi, MD; Ted Smith, PhD, 69th Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2014
  • Effect of Baseline Severity on the Safety and Efficacy of Concurrent Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injections to Treat Two Dupuytren's Contractures.
    James R. Verheyden, MD; Brigid Freyne, MD; Joel Frazier, MD; Gregory J. Kaufman, MD; James P Tursi, MD; Ted Smith, PhD, 69th Annual Meeting of American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • New Therapies for Dupuytren’s Contracture 
    Oklahoma City, OK - 1/18/2011
  • Dupuytren’s Disease Current Treatments 
    Oklahoma City, OK - 1/9/2011
  • Resource Use Associated with Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum for Dupuytren’s Contracture in Actual Practice, 2010 
    Las Vegas, NV - 1/1/2011
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