Dr. Bradley Raphael, MD

Dr. Bradley Raphael, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Bradley Raphael, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Yale University Med School in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic arthroscopy, and more.

5719 Widewaters Pkwy

Syracuse, NY 13214

Contact Information

(315) 701-4024

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Raphael performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Raphael's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Raphael "Dr. Bradley Raphael is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. He is a team Physician for Syracuse University. 

Dr. Raphael is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell-Weill Medical School in New York City. He then performed a sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Raphael has extensive experience out in the field working in tandem with the team doctors for the Los Angeles Lakers, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the University of Southern California.

After completing his medical training, Dr. Bradley Raphael returned to his hometown of Syracuse to join his father, Dr. Irving Raphael, in practice. "


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8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Raphael does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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27  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Yale University Med School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Cornell/Ny Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Raphael has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Raphael has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raphael's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raphael to family and friends
62 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

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Dr. Raphael's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

I found Dr. Raphael to be pleasant, supportive, knowledgeable and helpful.
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I have been extremely pleased with Dr. Raphael's level of care, patient interaction and skill. I have already highly recommended him to others. I feel very comfortable under Dr. Raphael's care because I trust him and very much appreciate the attention and concern he shows his patients.
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Dr. Raphael is extremely professional and personable, he explained everything to me and answered all my questions. Excellent care and service. SoS continues to exceed my expectations.
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knowledgable, easy to talk to, would definitely recommend
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Dr Raphael was very attentive to my concerns about surgery and answered all my questions. He made me feel confident I was making the right decision.
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