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Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.3 (6)
Map Pin Small Charleston, SC
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Frank Difazio, MD

Dr. Frank Difazio, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Charleston, SC. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center and Saint Bernard Parish Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Difazio an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Difazio works at Practice in Charleston, SC with other offices in Murrells Inlet, SC and New Orleans, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Difazio's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Doctors Care West Ashley
    1014 Saint Andrews Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 556-5585
  2. 2
    Doctors Care Murrells Inlet
    12015 Highway 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 492-9021
  3. 3
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 842-4021
  4. 4
    Doctors Care Charleston West
    3424 Shelby Ray Ct, Charleston, SC 29414 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 402-6834

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  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Saint Bernard Parish Hospital

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle
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Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
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Wrist Fracture
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Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Replacement
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Total Hip Replacement
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1518073972
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
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    Medical Education
    • University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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