ExperienceDr. Frankenhoff has published scientific reports and articles on ulnar nerve compression syndrome, necrosis factor genetic polymorphisms, and experimental ketogenic diets. Her work with carpal tunnel was the subject of an article in “Prime Time Cape Cod” magazine.
PracticeDr. Frankenhoff recently joined the VCU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, as assistant professor. She specializes in hand surgery. Before relocating to Virginia, Dr. Frankenhoff had her own practice, Cape Cod Hand Surgery, in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and worked with Surgical Affiliates of Falmouth with the Medical Affiliates of Cape Cod. In 2010, Dr. Frankenhoff was recognized as one of “Cape & Plymouth Business” magazine's “Top 40 under 40.”
EducationDr. Frankenhoff received both her undergraduate degree and M.D. at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. After completing her internship and residency with University of Connecticut Health Center, Dr. Frankenhoff completed a fellowship in hand surgery with Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York and a fellowship in pediatric hand and upper extremity at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas. She is board-certified in general surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in hand surgery.
ProfileDr. Frankenhoff lives in Richmond with her husband and their young daughter.
Awards2019 MEDARVA Patient Choice Award
VCU Upper Extremity and Peripheral Nerve Center
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, VA 23235
Phone: (804) 628-4206
VCU Health System Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Hand Surgery
1200 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23298
Phone: (804) 828-3815
- Arthritis of the hand
- Carpal tunnel
- Fracture or dislocation to the hand
- Laceration to the hand
- Small joint replacements of the hand
- Wrist surgery