Dr. Craig Tifford, MD

Dr. Craig Tifford, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Craig Tifford, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

260 Long Ridge Rd

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(866) 470-9253

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Tifford's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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34  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.

Education

  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tifford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tifford's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tifford to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tifford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Visited Dr. Tifford because I have recurring knee pain. He did xrays, said my knees looked fine, yet signed me up for PT anyway. I also mentioned something is up with my shoulder, it pops and a masseuse has mentioned it could be aggravating an issue I have in my back. However, it does not hurt...more
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Wonderful experience with Dr. Tifford. He was very easy to talk to, spent a lot of time with me and I felt like he was actually listening to what I had to say. I highly recommend him!
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Dr Tifford repaired a full tear of my rotator cuff with fantastic results! This shoulder now seems stronger than my other one. It did not come without a long rehab process but I am back in the gym and doing push ups with no problems. I have full range of motion. I cannot express how grateful I am...more
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Dr. Tifford reconstructed my ACL. I was very nervous to have surgery and was especially dreading the recovery stage. Thankfully he was extremely easy to talk to, compassionate and reassuring. Everything went PERFECTLY and I was able to get back to my activities in no time!
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My experience with Dr. Tifford excelled all my expectations. I would highly recommend him to my family and friends. He is the most professional, kind and knowledgeable doctor I have ever met.
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