Dr. Frodel is board-certified with the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine prior to completing his residency in General Surgery at Harvard Surgical Service in Boston and his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition, he completed a Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of California in San Francisco.
Dr. Frodel is a known expert in facial cosmetic surgery and complex facial reconstructive surgery. His special interests include face and neck lift surgery, rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, cosmetic eyelid surgery and brow lift, minimally invasive facial cosmetic surgery, and facial implant surgery (including chin and cheek implants, as well as profileplasty). Dr. Frodel offers a full array of facelift procedures, but has developed a less invasive facelift procedure, the Facial Perfection™ Facelift, that allows optimal long term results with less down time.
In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Frodel is also an active participant in the medical community, including serving on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and having served as the Vice President for Education of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has been a visiting professor and lecturer throughout Europe, Asia, South America and the US. Dr. Frodel has also been active in the A.A.F.P.R.S.'s Face-to-Face program, providing pro-bono care for war victims in Europe's Balkan region as well as care for children with congenital abnormalities in Central America.
Dr. Frodel has been a full-time academic faculty member at the University of Iowa School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Geisinger Center for Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery and currently at Guthrie Medical Center.
Dr. John Frodel is a Facial Plastic Surgeon .
He specializes in facial cosmetic surgery, including facelift, eyelid surgery, browlift surgery, rhinoplasty, complex revision rhinoplasty, and facial implant surgery.