Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 48

Dr. Raffo
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Maryland Orthopedic Specialists

19847 Century Blvd Ste 205 Germantown, MD 20874

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Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Germantown, MD and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Raffo to book an appointment.

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Saw Dr. Raffo due to a completely torn distal bicep tendon. Got scheduled to surgery quickly. Everything went very well and arm is back to normal for day to day things and getting back in shape for heavy weight lifting! Very pleased.
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Dr. Raffo is an excellent doctor. He treats every patient as if you were his Mom or Dad. Dr. Raffo takes his time with you and is extremely easy to talk to. He is kind and understanding. We trust him and are very thankful for his excellent care.
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Cherie – Apr 28, 2021
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I have been going to Dr. Raffo since 2006. He has performed arthroscopic surgery on my left knee and is now taking care of my right knee, although surgery is not needed yet. He is always friendly and listens and takes time with me. He is a top quality surgeon and a fabulous practitioner. I would highly recommend him.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Paula S. – Mar 09, 2021
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I have never had a problem getting an appointment. Once in the office, rarely do you wait any period of time. The practice has very good PAs and other staff. Dr. Raffo tried non-invasive procedures first before ordering MRI. He eventually performed surgery that went smoothly and repaired a problem. In addition, the staff at the surgery center were great!!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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TJenkins – Feb 10, 2021
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Quality surgeon, quality practice. Highest level of care from consultation to surgery to rehab. Dr Raffo has my enthusiastic recommendation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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I had a shoulder replacement surgery with Dr Raffo five weeks ago, I am already driving and doing everything by myself, he was wonderful and caring, I had the best experience, the pain management was unbelievable, I never took one pain killer!! I would recommend him to my family and friends. E. M
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Elahe M in Bethesda, MD – Nov 10, 2016
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Such a smart and knowledgable Doctor. Helped me with my knee and shoulder problem. I was impressed that he was not accepting of the radiology report of my MRI. Most of my doctors in the past would never go against the report but he was not convinced of his findings. Very up to date with newest info that comes out and just an overall good guy. Very nice bedside manor and makes you feel very comfortable. Spends a great deal of time explaining options, risks, etc.
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About Me

Biography

I specialize in the treatment of adult and pediatric sports medicine and orthopedic disorders.  Surgically, I specialize in arthroscopic shoulder...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2005
New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2000
Georgetown University Hosp
Internship Hospital
1999
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
Notre Dame
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Raffo frequently treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), Osteoarthritis, and Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Raffo treats.

Where is Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD's office located?

Dr. Raffo's office is located at 19847 Century Blvd Ste 205, Germantown, MD 20874. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Raffo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Osteoarthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Raffo's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain

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Coventry Health Care of Virginia
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Locations

Maryland Orthopedic Specialists

Germantown Office19847 Century Blvd Ste 205 Germantown, MD 20874
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Practice

6710a Rockledge Dr Ste 130 Bethesda, MD 20817
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Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Wound Care Center

Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center9901 Medical Center Dr Rockville, MD 20850
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Surgery Center Of Chevy Chase

Surgery Center of Chevy Chase5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1620 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Raffo is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Rockville, MD

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

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