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Paul D. Fragner, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Fragner has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the health care industry

    WEST HARRISON, NY, December 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul D. Fragner, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Fragner celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A widely regarded orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Fragner focuses on hand and upper extremity surgery. He has served as a physician and orthopedic hand surgeon with White Plains Hospital in New York since 1995. In recognition of his contributions to the medical community, Dr. Fragner has been honored multiple times as a Top Doctor in Hand Surgery by Westchester Magazine and by Castle Connolly. Throughout the course of his career, he has held many prestigious appointments, including as a medical consultant for the New York Rangers hockey team.

Dr. Fragner previously held positions as a Clinical Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at the Yale University School of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Orthopedic Surgery at White Plains Hospital, and Chief of Hand Surgery at the Westchester Orthopedic Institute. He maintains involvement with a wide range of medical organizations, including the Westchester County Medical Society, Medical Society of the State of New York, New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association for Hand Surgery, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Fragner is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Fragner was inspired to pursue a career in medicine at a young age. As an undergraduate, Dr. Fragner was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. He then attended SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine where he earned his M.D. in 1986, followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery which he completed in 1991. Dr. Fragner subsequently completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery and microvascular surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Fragner chose to focus on orthopedics and hand surgery because it would allow him to remedy complaints of otherwise healthy patients. Dr. Fragner enjoyed the prospect of working with a variety of age groups ranging from children to elderly patients. Dr. Fragner is board certified in both orthopedic surgery and in hand surgery. Dr. Fragner has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who's Who in America.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Paul D. Fragner, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson MarquisLifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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