Dr. Daniel Gaffney, MD

Dr. Daniel Gaffney, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Daniel Gaffney, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.

17030 Lakeside Hills Plz Ste 200

Omaha, NE 68130

Contact Information

(402) 399-8550

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
Clavicle Fracture
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Gaffney'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gaffney does not have any board certifications listed.

40  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain


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31  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Grand Rapids Medical Education & Research Center for Health Professions/Michigan State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Utah Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaffney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaffney to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gaffney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My experience with Dr Gaffney, nurse Sheila and the rest of his staff was positive from beginning to end. I was given a prompt date for both appointment and surgery. Dr Gaffney is friendly and took the time to make sure I understood my upcoming procedure, answering all my questions. I had...more
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i went to Dr Gaffney for a knot on finger. I had the suregery and lots of problems afterwards. I contacted staff with questions and I felt an air of indifference like my concerns for my hand were unwarranted. As a person I really liked Dr Gaffney. Not at all satisfied with the surgery since now a...more
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