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Joseph L Frenkel , MD

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Medical Group:

Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates
Main Line HealthCare Physician
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Colon/Rectal Surgery
  Board Certified in 2009
General Surgery
  Board Certified in 2008

Age: 41      Gender: M

Areas of Clinical Interest: Advanced minimally invasive colorectal surgery
Pelvic floor disorders – constipation and incontinence
Common anorectal disorders (e.g. hemorrhoids)

Medical School:
George Washington University School of Medicine

Boston University


  • St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
  • Lankenau Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates   (view other physicians at this practice)

Office Information

Lankenau MOB West, Suite 330
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.9093 FAX: 610.645.9476
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Hours: Weekdays

Joseph L Frenkel

Marks Colorectal Surgical Associates
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.645.9093 FAX: 610.645.9476
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access


Recent Clinical Studies Published

Frenkel JL, Marks JH, D'Andrea AP:  Colonoscopic Stenting:  Indications and Technique. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Fundamentals Vol. II:  Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery Procedures 3rd Edition.  Eds. Scott-Connor C, Nguyen N. Soper N. Springer.  New York, NY

Marks JH, Frenkel JL:  Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection. Master Techniques in General Surgery:  Colon and Rectal -- Abdominal.  Ed. Fleshman JW, Wexner SD.  Lipincott Williams & Wilkins:  Philadelphia, PA

Marks JH, Frenkel JL, D'Andrea AP, Greenleaf CE:  Maximizing rectal cancer results:  TEM and TATA techniques to expand sphincter preservation.  Clinics of Surgical Oncology. 

Frenkel JL, Cherry DA, Pranitis L, Banerjee S, Brown S, Pennoyer W, Walters D:  Initial experience of rectocele repair using cadaveric acellular dermal matrix (abstract). Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 52(4): 73, April 2009.

Frenkel JL, Daly BD, Fernando HC.  Palliative Options and Procedures for Treatment of Esophageal Cancer.  Adult Chest Surgery:  Concepts and Procedures.  ed. Sugarbaker DJ.  McGraw-Hill Companies:  New York, July 2009.

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

NOTE:  Dr. Frenkel is available as a speaker for community events.

Current Memberships and Activities

  • Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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