Dr. Frank Petrigliano
Internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon in Los Angeles
Dr. Frank Petrigliano is a orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon in Los Angeles and chief of the Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine of USC. Dr. Petrigliano serves as the head team physician for the LA Kings hockey team and an associate team physician for USC Athletics. He specializes in the care of athletic injuries of the shoulder, knee, and elbow. A native of New York, Dr. Petrigliano completed his undergraduate training at Cornell University where he graduated with honors. Dr. Petrigliano then attended the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for his medical training and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA. After residency, Dr. Petrigliano completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City where he assisted in the care of the Brooklyn Nets and Iona College Athletics. Dr. Petrigliano was a faculty member at UCLA for 10 years prior to joining the sports medicine division at USC.
Areas of expertise
Dr. Petrigliano’s surgical practice includes a high volume of arthroscopic shoulder repair, knee ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair and transplantation, and elbow ligament reconstruction. Dr. Petrigliano also performs total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements. He has been consistently named a Los Angeles Top Doctor, Los Angeles Super Doctor, and Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Dr. Petrigliano and his team are focused on highly individualized, patient-centered care. His team ensures there is a clear explanation of all surgical and non-surgical treatment options, accessibility to the doctor and staff, and timely follow-up on tests and imaging studies. His goal is to return his patients to their sport and active lifestyles with minimal intervention.