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Specializing in: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis of the Hand & Wrist, Dupuytren's Contracture


Dr. Jessica Frankenhoff - Richmond, Virginia Hand SurgeonDr. Frankenhoff


Dr. Frankenhoff specializes in minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery and arthritis of the thumb and hand.  She also has a special interest in women’s hand issues, including Dupuytrens and repetitive use disorders.


Dr. Frankenhoff received both her undergraduate degree and medical degree 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. She also completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas. She is Board Certified in General and Hand Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Hand Surgery.


Dr. Frankenhoff recently joined the VCU Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as Assistant Professor. Before relocating to Virginia, Dr. Frankenhoff started her own practice in 2004: Cape Cod Hand Surgery on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. She also worked with Surgical Affiliates of Falmouth, a subsidiary of the Medical Affiliates of Cape Cod. In 2010, Dr. Frankenhoff was recognized as one of Cape & Plymoth Magazine's Top 40 Under 40.



American Society of Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
Richmond Hand Club
Medical Society of Virginia
Richmond Academy of Medicine (RAM)
Women in Focus (RAM)
Women in Hand Surgery (ASSHW)



Board Certified: American Board of Surgery: General Surgery
Board Certified: American Board of Surgery: Hand Surgery
Licensed: Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine