Stephen J. Franzino M.D.

Stephen J. Franzino, M.D.

Primary Specialties
  • Orthopaedics

38690 Stivers St., Ste. A
Fremont, CA 94536
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Phone (510) 248-1040

  • Office Information

    Primary Office

    38690 Stivers St., Ste. A
    Fremont, CA 94536
    Get Directions

    (510) 248-1040

    (510) 797-7426

  • About

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Stephen John Franzino is a double board-certified, Sports Medicine
    fellowship-trained Orthopaedic surgeon with twenty years of experience.
    He is continually provides patients with advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic
    and treatment services for a wide range of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic
    conditions. He currently practices at the Washington Township Medical
    Foundation Orthopaedics clinic in Fremont and at St. Helena Sports Medicine
    and Orthopaedics, the practice he started in 2003 in the Napa Valley.

    Dr. Franzino graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree from the University
    of Southern California. He then attended and earned his medical degree
    from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He was
    honored with highest distinction in his graduating class and selected
    for membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
    as well as a Dean Scholar for all four years.

    Dr. Franzino then completed Orthopaedic internship and residency training
    at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical
    Center. Dedicated to furthering his knowledge and training of Sports Medicine,
    Dr. Franzino also completed an additional one-year fellowship in Orthopaedic
    Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

    During his fellowship year, Dr. Franzino provided Orthopaedic coverage
    for the San Francisco Giants (MLB), Oakland Raiders (NFL), San Jose Sharks
    (NHL), San Jose Sabercats (AFL), USA National Rugby Team and the College
    of San Mateo.

    Actively involved in the Sports Medicine community, Dr. Franzino is a member
    of multiple professional organizations, including but not limited to:

    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

    • Arthroscopy Association of North America

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    • The Society for Golf Medicine and Performance

    • National Hockey League Team Physicians Society

    Dr. Franzino has been and is currently an orthopaedic consultant for professional
    Bay area sports teams, including the San Jose Sharks (NHL), San Jose Sabercats
    (Arena Football League) and the PGA Tour. He is also the consulting team
    physician for several junior colleges, high schools and Pacific Union College.


    Distal Clavicle Fractures and Acromioclavicular Injuries

    Stephen John Franzino, MD, Jeffry T. Watson, MD and Raffy Mirzayan, MD

    Chapter in
    Textbook of Shoulder and Elbow Trauma, Mirzayan, Itamura

    Thieme, New York 2004

    An Orthopaedist Responds: Commentary

    Stephen John Franzino, MD

    British Medical Journal; 327: September 2003

    Patella Fractures and Extensor Mechanism Injuries.

    Jackson Lee, M.D. and Stephen J. Franzino, M.D.

    Accepted for publication
    Current Opinions in Orthopaedics 1999

    An Indirect Method of Measuring Intraarticular and Intraphyseal Forces
    During Femoral Lengthening Using a Lamb Model.

    Richard A.K. Reynolds, M.D., Stephen J. Franzino, M.D. and Glenn Ginsburg, M.D.

    Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Department of Orthopaedics

    Annual Meeting Southern California Graduate Orthopaedic Society 1996

    Accepted for publication
    Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics

    Adrenocorticotropins Stimulates Testosterone Production in Fetal Rat Testes.

    Warren, DW. Schmidt, C. and Franzino, SJ. Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Hormone Action and Testicular
    Function, vol. 43:8

  • Experience


    Other Certifications

    Fellow: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Diplomate: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Diplomate: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine