Frank Pupparo, MD

Physician | Joint Replacement Surgery

Frank Pupparo, MD

(585) 295-5476
(800) 724-7712

Frank Pupparo, MD is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, fellowship trained in joint replacement surgery. In private practice since 1989, his clinical practice includes the care of patients with pain and disability from arthritic conditions of the hip and knee including joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee.


Education

Medical School: S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center, 1979-1983, M.D.

Undergraduate: Cornell University, 1975-1979, B.S.

Postgraduate training

Fellowship: Total Joint Arthroplasty, Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, 1988-1989

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical Center, 1984-1988

Internship: General Surgical, S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical Center, 1983-1984

Certification examinations

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: 2001, 1991

Professional experience

Greater Rochester Orthopaedics, P.C.: Orthopaedic Surgeon, 1991 - Present

The Genesee Hospital: Orthopaedic Surgeon, 1989-1991

Hospital affiliations

Linden Oaks Surgery Center: Orthopaedic Staff, 2009-Present

Unity Hospital: Senior Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001-Present

Rochester General Hospital: Courtesy, Orthopaedic Staff, 2001-Present

Westfall Surgery Center: Orthopaedic Staff, 2001-Present

Highland Hospital: Associate Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2001-2003

Strong Memorial Hospital: Associate Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1989-Present

The Genesee Hospital: Senior Attending, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1989-2001

Academic appointment

University of Rochester School of Medicine: Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedics, 1991-Present

Professional organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Fellow, 1992-Present

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons: Fellow, 1996-Present

Monroe County Medical Society: Member, 1989-Present

Rochester Academy of Medicine: Member, 1989-Present

Awards and honors

Alpha Omega Alpha: 1983

Tau Beta Pi: 1979

Eta Kappa Nu: 1979

Publications

Beard, D., MD, Incavo, S., MD, Pupparo, F., MD, Reiss, M., MD: Fractures Around Loose Cemented Femoral Prostheses. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, January 1998

Brooks, H., MD, Pupparo, F., MD: Successful Salvage of a Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Infected with Candida Parapsilosis. The Journal of Arthroplasty, May, 1998.

Pupparo, F., MD, Engh, C.A. MD: Comparison of Porous Threaded and Smooth Threaded Acetabular Components of Identical Designs: Two to Four Year Results. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, October 1991.

Baker, B.E., MD, Pupparo, F., MD: Review of Meniscal Injury and Associated Sports. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, January 1985.

Abstracts and presentations

Moderator, Interface Options, Rochester Academy of Medicine, Rochester, NY, January 1992

State of the Art in Total Hip Arthroplasty, Rheumatology Grand Rounds, Rochester, NY, Stouffer Hotel, September 1991.

Moderator, International Meeting, Total Joint Replacement Course, Anderson Clinic, Arlington, VA, March 1991.

Pupparo, F., MD, Engh, C.A., MD: Comparison of Porous Threaded and Smooth Threaded Acetabular Components of Identical Designs: Two to Four Year Results. (Poster Exhibit at S.I.C.O.T.) Montreal, CAN, October 1990.

Pupparo, F., MD, Engh, C.A., MD: Comparison of Porous Threaded and Smooth Threaded Acetabular Components of Identical Designs: Two to Four Year Results. Southern Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Washington, DC, October 1989.

Engh, C.A., MD, Griffin, W.L., MD, Pupparo, F., MD, Silber, D.A., MD: Cementless Revision of Failed Total Hip Arthroplasties: The Acetabular Component. Harris Total Hip Replacement Course, Cambridge, MA, October 1988.

Pupparo, F., MD, Palmer, A.K., MD: Pisotriquetral Arthritis. Syracuse Annual Orthopaedic Meeting, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, May 1988.

Pupparo, F., MD: The Current Status of Hip Arthrodesis, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, January 1988.

Pupparo, F., MD: Factors Associated with Bone Ingrowth. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, July 1987.

Pupparo, F., MD: Total Hip Arthroplasty in Congenital Hip Dysplasia. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, February 1987.

Pupparo, F., MD: Recent Developments in the Management of Ewing's Sarcoma. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, August 1986.

Pupparo, F., MD: Design Considerations in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, January 1986.

Pupparo, F., MD: Current Management of Compartment Syndromes. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, July 1985.

Pupparo, F., MD: Clinical Biomechanics of the Hip. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, February 1985.

Pupparo, F., MD: Neurovascular Complications in Total Hip Arthoplasty. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, October 1984.