Title: Physician, Hand Surgeon
Company: White Plains Hospital Physician Associates
Location: West Harrison, New York, United States
Paul D. Fragner, MD, Physician and Hand Surgeon at White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.
Dr. Fragner has held his current position since 1995, and has also been the chief of the division of orthopedic surgery at White Plains Hospital and director of hand surgery at the Westchester Orthopedic Institute. He is notably a medical consultant of the New York Rangers, and named a Top Doctor in Hand Surgery by Westchester Magazine from 2011 to 2016, as well as a Top Doctor in Hand Surgery by Castle Connolly from 2010 to 2016. Dr. Fragner is a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, featured in four volumes of Who’s Who in America.
An alumnus of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Dr. Fragner earned a MD in 1986 and served a residency in orthopedic surgery with the SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He was a fellow in hand and upper extremity surgery of the University of Pennsylvania from 1991 to 1992, later certified in hand surgery as well as orthopedic surgery. As a young boy, Dr. Fragner decided he wanted to be a doctor, and chose his concentration because he could actually fix things in young and old people. He has also taught as a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation with the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Fragner has been practicing medicine for over 25 years.
Dr. Fragner is currently working on his book, “Things They Don’t Teach You in Medical School,” and has been affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Association for Hand Surgery, the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, the New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the Westchester County Medical Society, and the International Society of Police Surgeons. For his academic excellence, he was presented with membership in the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
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