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John Frauens, Hawaii Orthopaedic Surgeon John Frauens, MD

  • Hawaii Orthopaedic Surgeon John Frauens, MD
  • Orthopedic consultant for the Division of Corrections
  • State of Hawaii Dept of Public Safety

    About

    JJohn Frauens, MD, served as an orthopaedic surgeon with Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program in Honolulu, Hawaii, for nearly three decades. In this position, he provided artificial hip and knee replacement services as well as various activities in areas of musculoskeletal surgical oncology. Between 1985 and 1991, he also held the position of chief of orthopedics at Kaiser Permanente, and from 1984 to 2010, he served as director of the Total Joint Service in Kaiser Permanente’s Department of Orthpaedic Surgery. After leaving Kaiser Permanente, John Frauens joined the State of Hawaii Department of Public Safety as an orthopaedic surgeon in the division of corrections, where he continues to serve today. Beyond his professional activities as an orthopaedic surgeon, John Frauens, MD, serves on the board of directors for Common Grace, a nonprofit organization that identifies at-risk school children and pairs them with a mentor from a nearby Christian church. More information about the program can be found at www.commongrace.com. When he is not working or supporting charities, he enjoys playing golf, scuba diving, skiing, and collecting and repairing old muscle cars, such as his 1967 Pontiac convertible GTO.

    Professional experience

    Orthopedic consultant for the Division of Corrections

    State of Hawaii Dept of Public Safety

    September 2011 - Present

    orthopedic surgeon

    kaiser, hawaii permanente medical group

    August 1984 - February 2010(26 years)

    Education

    MD

    Temple University School of Medicine

    August 1973 - May 1977(4 years)

    BS

    Temple University

    August 1968 - June 1972(4 years)