W. Anthony Frisella, MD

Shoulder and Upper Extremity Surgery 
Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Specialist

W. Anthony Frisella, M.D.

Dr. W. Anthony Frisella joined Advanced Bone & Joint in 2007. He is a fellowship-trained shoulder surgeon and is board certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Dr. Frisella is active in teaching and research for problems of the shoulder. In 2011 he served as an instructor in shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago, Illinois. In 2010 he published a textbook chapter on sports shoulder injuries. He has published papers and given national talks on rotator cuff repair and shoulder replacements. For more information on Dr. Frisella’s talks and publications, please see the links below.

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 training and research in shoulder surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York with Drs. Peter McCann and Fran Cuomo. Dr. Frisella is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon.

Nationally, only 30 surgeons a year complete a fellowship in shoulder surgery, and Dr. Frisella is the only fellowship-trained shoulder surgeon practicing in St. Charles County.

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

For more information you may also enjoy Dr. Frisella’s blog, YouTube channel or personal website: doctorfrisella.com

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