Dr. Frank DeTrane is one of the founding members of Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg and has been with the practice since 1995. He earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1985, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.in 1992. Dr. DeTrane is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and is a Diplomat with the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Dr. DeTrane has been active in directing the growth of Gastroenterology Associates to its current 20,000 square foot Digestive Center with the first AAAHC Certified Office Endoscopy unit in the Fredericksburg area that opened in 2008. Prior to that he served as Chairman of the Endoscopy Committee at Mary Washington Hospital for eight years and helped design and manage the Endoscopy Center at the hospital. He is Past-President of the Fredericksburg Medical Society and member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,and the American Gastroenterological Association. Dr. DeTrane is proficient in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP.
Dr. DeTrane’s special interests include colon cancer prevention and GERD, and he has organized and participated in various public forums and grand rounds pertaining to these topics. He continually evaluates opportunities and new technologies that will provide the best GI care for the Fredericksburg area. In addition, he is committed to educating his patients about their medical conditions to enable them to make informed decisions about their treatment plan.
Dr. DeTrane enjoys spending family time with his wife and six children, trying to take advantage of all that this great community has to offer. Dr. DeTrane has been recognized as one of the region’s top gastroenterologists by Northern Virginia Magazine every year since 2012.