The elite physician’s network, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners, proudly named Dr. Frank A. Buttacavoli, M.D. a Patient Preferred Physician representing Orthopedic Surgery in the state of Texas.
Sought-after for his expertise, Dr. Buttacavoli serves patients at Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UT Health San Antonio. He is a respected doctor in his field and noted for his specialty in hip and knee replacements as well as revisions of failed replacements. Dr. Buttacavoli is also knowledgeable in patient specific implants, robotics, revision surgery, and the use of stem cells and biologics in treatment of hip and knee disorders.
With a passion for his field and patient care, Dr. Buttacavoli told Patient Preferred, “I have clinical interest in improving long term patient outcomes within these procedures, and cost containment for future health care models without sacrificing patient satisfaction and outcomes.”
Dr. Buttacavoli is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has been rated five-stars from patients who praise his expertise and compassion. “Dr. Buttacavoli is a GREAT ortho! A Big Kudos to him!” read a review at www.Healthgrades.com. “He was able to save our father's knee/leg that was not mobile due to a previous knee replacement he had two years ago that all went wrong,” the reviewer explained. “Dr. Buttacavoli is very honest and has so much compassion for his patients. He worked so hard that he was able to save our fathers leg! Praying for more providers like him.”
Dr. Buttacavoli’s medical journey began with a Medical Degree from the University of Miami School Of Medicine, 2009. He went on to complete an internship at The University f Texas Health Science Center in 2010. Dr. Buttacavoli then completed his residency at the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX, where he returns as a reconstructive orthopedic surgery specialist with a goal to make a lasting impact on the future of patient care.
In 2015, Dr. Buttacavoli received fellowship training in adult hip and knee reconstruction at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. After his fellowship in Boston, he traveled to Switzerland for additional training in hip reconstruction at Balgrist Hospital.
Upon returning from Switzerland, Dr. Buttacavoli entered into private practice in his home town Miami, Fl. After two years in Miami, he has returned as staff to the same department where he once was a resident.
“I am excited to help grow our department and be at the forefront of hip and knee deformity and arthritis treatment,” said Dr. Buttacavoli. “I joined UT Health San Antonio because I knew this would be the best place for me to make a lasting impact on the future of patient care. I look forward to a long career caring for patients and teaching future orthopaedic surgeons at UT Health San Antonio.”
A patient review at UTHSCSA described Dr. Buttacavoli as a caring, compassionate, and highly knowledgeable physician. “He listened and answered my questions, and took the time to explain the next steps in my recovery process. He is among the top physicians I know across all specialties and he represents UT Health San Antonio well.”
When he is not treating patients, Dr. Buttacavoli enjoys traveling with his wife, spending time with family and playing golf.
To make an appointment with Patient Preferred Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Frank A. Buttacavoli, MD, please call
1-210-450-9300 or visit www.uthscsa.edu.
Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners is an exclusive medical society of highly referred and patient approved, healthcare providers giving exceptional care to their patients. Our member base is comprised of practitioners in medicine, dentistry, radiology, nursing, optometry, psychology & other health professions. Our experts are selected in their shared objective to maintain & improve the physical & mental health of their patients.
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