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W Anthony Frisella MD

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Orthopedic Surgeon, W. Anthony Frisella, M.D. joined Advanced Bone & Joint in 2007 as a fellowship-trained shoulder specialist.  He is board-certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and remains active in teaching and research about problems of the shoulder.  He has published papers and given national talks on rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacements.

Dr. Frisella grew up in St. Peters, Missouri and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1995. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis where he received multiple awards, graduating in 2001. After his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Iowa in 2006, he completed an additional year of subpecialty training in shoulder surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Frisella is an expert in problems of the shoulder, especially rotator cuff tears, arthritis, and sports injuries. His specialized training and expertise allows him to deliver modern, high quality care to his patients.

Dr. Frisella and his partners joined the St. Louis Physician Alliance to better position themselves for the future and to align with other private practices in an effort to remain independent and strong. To reach Dr. Frisella, call 636-441-3444 or visit or

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