Dr. Jonathan Frank’s practice focuses on minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, hip and elbow. His unique background includes extensive training and expertise in cartilage restoration, complex multi-ligament knee injuries, joint preserving osteotomies, as well as treatment of complex shoulder conditions, ranging from shoulder instability and rotator cuff repair surgery to shoulder replacement surgery. Dr. Frank is fellowship trained in Sports medicine and Joint Preservation Surgery and has a particular interest in taking care of athletes.
Dr. Frank completed a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the world-renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO where he helped treat athletes across the country from the NFL, NBA, MLB and MLS. He continues to take care of elite athletes as a member of the medical staff for the US Ski and Snowboarding Teams. His research has been presented at regional, national, and international orthopedic conferences, winning several awards including the prestigious Mark Coventry award. He has authored and co-authored multiple book chapters and scientific articles and is currently a scientific reviewer for top peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Growing up in sunny Southern California, Dr. Frank attended UCLA, earning dual degrees in History and Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, as well as minoring in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. As an undergraduate, his research was published in multiple scientific journals. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, he conducted an additional year of research in the Department of Neurology at Cedar Sinai Medical Center. He further pursued his research interests while attending the UCLA School of Medicine where he earned multiple distinctions and presented his research in both regional and national orthopedic conferences.