Jessica A. Frankenhoff, M.D.Associate professor

Jessica Frankenhoff, M.D.

Office information

VCU Ambulatory Care Center
417 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor
Richmond, Va. 23219
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069

VCU Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Wellness Center
11958 West Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Henrico, VA 23233
For appointments, call (804) 360-4669
Website: https://vcuhealthnowcenter.org

VCU Stony Point Orthopaedic Clinic
9000 Stony Point Parkway, 1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23235
For appointments, call (804) 560-8945

Specialization

Dr. Frankenhoff specializes in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery. Her interests include:

  • Finger, thumb, and wrist arthritis - joint replacements; reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery (endoscopic camera guided release)
  • Dupuytren's disease - percutaneous in-office releases and Xiaflex injections
  • Tendonitis & repetitive use injuries - surgical and nonsurgical treatment
  • Arthroscopy of the wrist
  • Traumatic injuries of the hand and wrist - bone, nerve, vessel, and tendon repair
  • Microscopic surgery - replantation

Board certification and licensure

  • American Board of Surgery - Board Certified
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand
  • Virginia Board of Medicine Physician License

Education

  • Fellowship - SUNY Upstate Medical University Program at Syracuse (Hand Surgery) - Syracuse, NY
  • Residency - University of Connecticut School of Medicine - Storrs, CT
  • Medical School - Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, MA
  • Undergraduate Study: Tufts University - Medford, MA

Professional achievements

Committees & Societies

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - 2009 - 2017
  • Emergency Room Steering Committee for American Surgery for Surgery of the Hand - 2016 - 2018
  • American Association for Hand Surgery - 2011 - 2017
  • Richmond Academy of Medicine - 2012 - 2017
  • Medical Society of Virginia - 2010 - 2017
  • Richmond Hand Club - 2010 - 2017
  • New England Hand Society - 2006 - 2009
  • Candidate Member: American Society of Surgery of the Hand - 2004 - 2009

Scholarly Activities

  • Hand Journal Consultant Reviewer - 2016 and 2017
  • European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology Consultant Reviewer - 2014 and 2016
  • Year Book of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery - Elsevier 2012 & 2013 edition - Contributing Editor - 2013

Special awards

  • The Order of the Shining Knight - 2013
  • Richmond Magazine Top Docs 2017 Winner: Hand Surgery

Research interests

Dr. Frankenhoff's research interests include hand and wrist arthritis in the elderly.

To view listing of recent publications, please go to PubMed.