Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD

Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Christopher Raffo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

6430 Rockledge Dr

Bethesda, MD 20817

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Raffo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Osteoarthritis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 90% 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
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Clavicle Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Raffo treats Clavicle Fracture more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Raffo treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Raffo's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

"I specialize in the treatment of adult and pediatric sports medicine and orthopedic disorders. Surgically, I specialize in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery. My practice philosophy is to treat each patient in a professional, cordial, and both ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Raffo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Raffo

4.1

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
78.57142857142857%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(3)

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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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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...Read More
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