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John Frino, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

112 Ratings

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Hip Dysplasia, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Scoliosis

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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Education & Training

  • B.S., Clemson University, 1991
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2000
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Univ Of Arkansas For Medical S, 2005
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Of Boston, 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Ped Ortho Soc of NA
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Arkansas Medical Society
  • Beta Gamma Sig Nat Bus Hon Soc
  • Fin Mngt Assn Nat Honor Soc
  • Forsyth County Medical Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Soc

NPI Number

  • 1528098936
John Frino, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

112 Ratings

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Fractures, Open; Surgical Wound Infection; Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy; Lumbar Vertebrae; Wound Healing
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Academic: 336-716-9813 | Department: 336-716-8200

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Recent Publications

The use of dual growing rods to correct spinal deformity secondary to a low-grade spinal cord astrocytoma. Kuhn EN, Muthigi A, Frino J, Powers AK.. J Surg Case Rep. 2015;2015(10):1-4.

Surgical management of spasticity in the child with cerebral palsy. Kolaski K, Frino J, Koman LA. In: Brashear A, Elovic E, eds. Spasticity: diagnosis and management. New York: Demos Medical Publishing;2011: 397-416.

Classic measures of hip dysplasia do not correlate with three-dimensional computer tomographic measures and indices. Stubbs AJ, Anz AW, Frino J, Lang JE, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD.. Hip Int. 2011;21(5):549-558.

Use of vacuum-assisted closure in pediatric open fractures with a focus on the rate of infection. Halvorson J, Jinnah R, Kulp B, Frino J.. Orthopedics. 2011;34(7):e256-260.

The impact of intrathecal baclofen on the natural history of scoliosis in cerebral palsy. Shilt JS, Lai LP, Cabrera MN, Frino J, Smith BP.. J Pediatr Orthop. 2008;28(6):684-687.

Collagen-platelet rich plasma hydrogel enhances primary repair of the porcine anterior cruciate ligament. Murray MM, Spindler KP, Abreu E, Muller JA, Nedder A, Kelly M, Frino J, Zurakowski D, Valenza M, Snyder BD, Connolly SA.. J Orthop Res. 2007;25(1):81-91.

Trends in adolescent lumbar disk herniation. Frino J, McCarthy RE, Sparks CY, McCullough FL.. J Pediatr Orthop. 2006;26(5):579-581.

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Hip Dysplasia, Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Scoliosis
John Frino, M.D.

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Request An Appointment

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

John Frino, M.D.112 Ratings


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Dr. Frino is a wonderful doctor. He has always been very caring and helpful before, during, and after Haley's surgery. He always takes his time in the exam room and doesn't make you feel rushed.We are so thankful to have him as her doctor, he has truly been a blessing to our family during a very scary time.


Dr. Frino, is the best!


*Dr. Frino is fantastic and we appreciate the time spent with us.




Very personable & knowledgeable.


dr frino is so kind and has helped Jamie so much. iam a health care worker also & I recognize great care when I see it & dr frino gives exceptional care!!


Dr.Frino was the most courteous and knowledgeable doctor I have ever met. He immediately made my daughter feel at ease and established a great rapport with her from the minute he walked in the door. He listened to my concerns and addressed them all in such a kind manner.


dr. Frino and his staff are truly a blessing. our journey has been an excellent experience with him. thank you so much for everything that you and your staff have done for my family and I and expecially Christopher


I can't say enough good things about *Dr. Frino. He is a friendly and caring provider. He takes time to understand and examine the problem. Excellent caregiver!


*Dr. Frino is a very skilled, compassionate, and personable doctor. I am so glad that I chose him as my surgeon.


Super nice and down to Earth.


My daughter Sophia and I adore Dr. Frino! I am thrilled to have him in charge of my daughter's care. Wake Forest is very lucky to have him. I have been an RN for 16 years, and his manner with both children and adults is the best I have ever witnessed.




it was really good


Dr Frino was amazing! Excellent with parents and children! just can't say enough good things about him!! would definitely recommend him to someone else!


Dr. Frino is an excellent doctor who is so compassionate, thorough and very informative.


Dr. Frino is simply an excellent doctor. He truly cares for his patients and always provides the highest level of care possible.


again Dr Frino is great to work with, high educated and great people skills.


Dr. Frino is a delightful person and I am thrilled that my daughter was referred to him. His manner with both adults and children is the best I have ever witnessed in a doctor. WFUBMC is lucky to have him.


Dr. Frino was suggested to us by my Orthopedic Surgeon in Greensboro, as Morgan was not nearly as comfortable as the specialist she saw at Duke. What started as a consultation, has turned into a change of Surgeon for us! Dr. Frino and Sybil are the best team possible.

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