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Frank Aversano, MD

Located In

Greenwich, Stamford, Wilton

About

Frank J. Aversano, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult hand and upper extremity conditions. Dr. Aversano’s expertise includes treatment of arthritis of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder including joint replacement; fractures and sports injuries of the hand and upper extremity; tendon and ligament injuries including rotator cuff or biceps tears; masses of the hand and upper extremity including ganglion cysts; nerve compression syndromes including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome; Dupuytren’s contracture; trigger finger; and arthroscopic treatment of wrist, elbow, and shoulder disorders.

Dr. Aversano holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and physics from Loyola University in Baltimore. Dr. Aversano earned his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Aversano then completed fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Indiana Hand and Shoulder Center in Indianapolis.

Aetna
  • Commercial Plans (Including APCN Plus, We do not accept regular APCN)
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of CT
  • Commercial and Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Plans Outside CT)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Managed Medicare (HMO/PPO)
Cigna
  • Commercial, MetroNY, and LocalPlus
  • Cigna+Oscar, Cigna+MVP (CT Locations Only)
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial and Exchange (Except “Value” Network)
  • Managed Medicare
Connecticut Medicaid
Connecticut State Workers’ Compensation
EmblemHealth
  • Emblem Commercial and Exchange (Except for Millennium and Enhanced Care Prime Networks)
  • Managed Medicare (VIP Prime, Bold, Reserve)
Harvard Pilgrim
  • Through United Shared Services – ONS Harrison location only.
Medicare (Including Railroad Medicare)
Oxford
  • Liberty and Freedom Plans
UHC/NYSHIP/NY Government Empire Plan
United Healthcare
  • All Commercial Plans (Except Indemnity and Compass)
  • Managed Medicare

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans above and confirm that ONS participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. Certain insurance plans are limited to specific regions and physicians. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (203) 869-1145 ext. 279 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.

Fellowship

Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, IN

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery: Washington University, St. Louis, MO

College

Loyola University, Baltimore, MD

Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Published Research
  • Aversano FJ, Calfee RP(2018). Salvaging a Failed Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Implant. Hand Clinics, 34(2), 217-227.
  • Cruz AI, Aversano FJ, Seeley MA, Sankar WN, Baldwin K (2017). Pediatric Lyme Arthritis of the Hip: The Great Imitator? J Pediatr Orthop., 37(5), 355-361.
  • Nelson CL, Aversano FJ, Pulos N, Israelite CL, Sheth NP (2016). Novel Classification System for Bone Loss in the Setting of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal, 26, 9-12.
  • Evangelista PJ, Kamath AF, Aversano FJ, Silvestre J, Lee GC, Nelson CL (2015). Ceramic-Ceramic Hip Arthroplasty for Osteonecrosis: Average 5-Year Follow-up in Patients Less Than 50 Years of Age. Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases, 73(1), 42-5.
Book Chapters
  • Aversano FJ, Brogan DM (2021). Technique Spotlight: Fragment Specific Options for Distal Radius Fractures. In Garrigues GE, Richard MJ, Gage MJ (Eds.), Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity (1sted., pp. 496–504). Elsevier.
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