Frank X. Pedlow Jr., MD, has been recognized as a 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the fifteenth year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor.

BOSTON, MA, April 02, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Frank X. Pedlow Jr., MD, has been recognized as a 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the fifteenth year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor. Only about 7 percent of the nation’s licensed physicians are selected annually as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.

Dr. Pedlow is a spinal surgeon at Boston Spine Surgery, his private practice since 2003, and is on the medical staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the New England Baptist Hospital. Certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Pedlow is one of the only spine surgeons in New England who has received advanced fellowship training in both the neurosurgical and orthopedic principles and techniques of spine surgery.

Dr. Pedlow’s practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation surgery including cervical artificial disc replacement, athletic injuries to the spine, and spine care of injured workers. He is a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of complex spinal disorders.

His practice offers a combination of experience, expertise, good judgment, and a conservative philosophy that can often benefit his patients. He has a proficient, intelligent, and caring staff that strives to maximize the patient experience and facilitates effective and timely communication with patients and referring physicians.

Dr. Pedlow is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and New England Baptist Hospital.

He also served as a spine consultant for the Boston Bruins and he has cared for other athletes from various major professional and collegiate sports teams in Boston.

He received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program and served as Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at Emory University Spine Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and had previously served as a Neurosurgery Fellow at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His training was extensive and varied, having trained in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Montreal, and London.

In addition to being a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, Dr. Pedlow has consistently been named by BestDoctors as one of the best orthopedic spine surgeons in Boston. He has received this honor more than any other orthopedic spine surgeon in Boston.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the North American Spine Society, the International College of Surgeons, and the Irish-American Orthopaedic Society.

He has practiced and lived in Boston for over 25 years.

Top Doctors are nominated by peer physicians and selected by the physician-led Castle Connolly research team.

About Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly publishes its Top Doctors list at and in a variety of print and online partner publications. Nominations are open to all board-certified MDs, DOs, and DPMs. The Castle Connolly team chooses honorees based on nominee criteria that includes their medical education, training, hospital appointments, and disciplinary histories.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

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