John Frino, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

127 Ratings

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

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

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-8094
Department: 336-716-8200

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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


  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • 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
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Ped Ortho Soc of NA
  • Scoliosis Research Society

NPI Number

  • 1528098936
John Frino, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

127 Ratings

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

Contact Information

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Academic: 336-716-9813 | Department: 336-716-8200

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Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

Clinical Interests

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

John Frino, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

John Frino, M.D.127 Ratings


Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Frino and staff are wonderful and caring providers.


Very impressed.


Great physicians!!


have already recommended Dr. Frino to others


Loved Frino and his staff!


We couldn't ask for a better doctor than Dr. John Frino.


I love Doctor Frino.


Dr. John Frino is an excellent surgeon and healthcare provider. He is very approachable and communicates clearly in understandable ways.


Dr. Frino is an exceptional physician! My son has CP, he overlooks his physical inabilities and sees him for the person he is! He truly always has his best interest (and parents) at heart when making decisions.


*Dr. Frino was an EXCELLENT doctor. He has great bedside manner and made the experience of my daughter's broken arm so much better. We love him!


Amazing and would not go anywhere else. He is awesome.


Absolutely lovely visit- very kind and attentive to Madeline and spoke to her with respect and easy-to-understand terms- very age appropriate but not treating her like a doll- which people seems to do with little kids


Our family has many health issues and Dr Frino is the best physician we have ever had the pleasure to work with and receive treatment from.


dr. Frino is always kind and reassuring. takes his time and makes my daughter feel taken care of. he is the best!


We couldn't have asked for any better of a doctor for our daughter!


Very good doctor and we trust him.


Dr Frino was very friendly and made my daughter feel very comfortable.


Very nice voice - spoke clear, and spoke _____.


set me at ease. incredibly down to earth, relaxed, gentle, while giving expert medical attention advice

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