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Dr. John Thomas Frasca MD

Vascular Surgeon | Vascular Surgery

31 Pine St. Suite 202 Norfolk MA, 02056
Practice Philosophy

Traditional Medicine




John T. Frasca, MD, FACS, is a top general and vascular surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Specialty Vein Care in Norfolk, Massachusetts. Specialty Vein Care is a full-service vein treatment center, addressing all types of venous conditions. A Steward Health Care Network Affiliate, Dr. Frasca additionally can be found on staff at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Eastern Massachusetts Surgery Center, Norwood Hospital (1992-present), and Saint Anne's Hospital. With thirty-two years of experience as a general and vascular surgeon, he specializes in all facets of his specialties with a focus on venous disease, including varicose veins and venous ulcerations. Earlier in his career, Dr. Frasca served as Chief of Vascular Surgery and Chief of Surgery at Norwood Hospital, where he has acted as president of the Medical Staff Executive Board until very recently (2018-2020).

Education and Training

Tufts University School of Medicine M.D. 1984

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 38 years of experience
Dr. John Thomas Frasca MD
Dr. John Thomas Frasca MD's Expert Contributions

Expert Publications

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Faculty Titles & Positions

  • senior clinical instructor Tufts University School of Medicine -


  • Top Doctors 2012-13 Castle Connolly 
  • Patients' Choice Award 2015 Patients' Choice 
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2014 Compassionate Doctor 


  • Radiofrequencyendovenous Ablation
  • Venaseal Closure System
  • Ambulatory Microphlebectomy For Varicose Veins
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Ultrasound-guided Sclerotherapy
  • Combined Treatment/therapy Plans
  • Color Duplex Ultrasound Exams
  • Compression Stockings For Vein Treatment

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow  


  • St. Elizabeths Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

  • New England Society of Vascular Surgery, American Medical Association, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Middlesex Medical Society, Massachusetts Medical Society

Dr. John Thomas Frasca MD's Practice location

Specialty Vein Care

31 Pine St. Suite 202 -
Norfolk, MA 02056
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New patients: 508-906-5200, 508-660-1115
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Dr. John Thomas Frasca MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 5 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Vascular Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • Beth b.

    Great experience!.

  • K. m.

    Great experience for a nervous patient. .

  • William d.

    The doctor and office personnel are both courteous and professional. The atmosphere is very relaxing..

  • Marcy m.

    very professional office.

  • Beth p.

    FANTASTIC Surgeon! FANTASTIC Results!.

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Get to know General & Vascular Surgeon Dr. John T. Frasca, who serves patients in Norfolk, Massachusetts. 

Dr. Frasca is a board-certified general & vascular surgeon who is currently serving patients at Specialty Vein Care in Norfolk, Massachusetts. Specialty Vein Care is a full-service vein treatment center, addressing all types of venous conditions. The goal of the center is to provide patients with the highest quality care in a state-of-the-art treatment center that is comfortable and private. 

Dr. Frasca has been caring for patients with peripheral vascular disease for more than two decades. His experience as a general and vascular surgeon, with a strong primary sub-specialty in venous disease, has allowed him to treat a wide range of vascular conditions, from varicose veins to venous ulcerations.

Dr. Frasca is a long time Massachusetts resident, graduating from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and serving an internship and residency at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton. He has also served as chief resident of general and vascular surgery at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and senior clinical instructor at Tufts University School of Medicine. 

Dr. Frasca is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1937 to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge in the field of surgery. 

Dr. Frasca is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the New England Society of Vascular Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Middlesex Medical Society, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

As past Chief of Surgery at Norwood Hospital, Dr. Frasca is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and has clinical appointments at Norwood Hospital, Eastern Massachusetts Surgery Center, and Good Samaritan Hospital. He strives to remain current in his field through participation in specialty conferences and peer-to-peer discussions that provide insight into the latest techniques and treatment options.

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system (arteries, veins, and lymphatic circulation) are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. Dr. Frasca is an expert in these types of surgical specialties. Through personalized treatment options, he effectively treats a wide range of venous diseases and conditions.

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