Frank Congiusta, MD

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Frank Congiusta, MD

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SpecialtyHip
Knee
Total Joint Replacement
Medical SchoolAlbany Medical College, graduating in 2000 InternshipAlbany Medical Center FellowshipAnderson Orthopaedic Institute in Alexandria, Virginia for total joint replacements. ResidencyAlbany Medical Center Board CertificationsOrthopaedic Surgery
Total joint replacement

Dr. Congiusta is a board-certified total joint surgeon whose interests include minimally invasive techniques, partial knee replacement, aggressive post-operative physical rehabilitation and complex reconstructive procedures. Dr. Congiusta is the Chief of Orthopaedics at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York.

A board-certified total joint surgeon, Dr. Frank Congiusta was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University where he majored in Biology and played on the football team for four years. He then attended Albany Medical College, graduating in 2000 with honors. He stayed on at Albany Medical Center where he completed his Orthopaedic Surgical Residency. As a resident he developed a special interest in total hip and knee replacements. He then trained at the Anderson Orthopaedic Institute in Alexandria, Virginia where he received his fellowship training in total joint replacements under the guidance of world renowned joint replacement surgeons.

Dr. Congiusta's present areas of interest include unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (or partial knee replacement), alternative bearing surfaces in total hip replacement (which will hopefully increase how long the replacement lasts, particularly in younger patients), minimally invasive techniques, aggressive post-operative physical rehabilitation to return total joint patients to activities as quickly as possible and complex reconstructive procedures (including redo?s or revision procedures).

He has also been recently trained in a new procedure called the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure. Hip Resurfacing is a type of hip replacement which replaces the two surfaces of the hip joint while conserving bone. Dr. Congiusta is currently Chairman of the Board of the Northeastern New York Chapter of the Arthritis Association,serves on the Executive Committee of OrthoNY, and is the Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Peter's Hospital.

Seminars

Dr. Congiusta will be presenting at a free seminar on November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST about the topic of hip & knee joint pain and the treatment options available.

Location: The Mercy Auditorium at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY.

Attendance at the seminar is free. Space is limited. Please call (518) 525-2227 to register to attend.

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Professional achievements and awards

New York State representative for the New England Orthopedic Society

Affiliations

Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center
St. Peter's Hospital
Albany Memorial Hospital
Samaritan Hospital

Locations

Albany

Delmar

East Greenbush

Latham