Dr. David Chafey III, MD

Dr. David Chafey III, MD

Adult Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. David Chafey III, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Ponce Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in adult orthopedic surgery, oncology, and more.Read his story

1 University Of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131

Contact Information

(505) 272-2231

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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

Soft Tissue Sarcoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers
Osteosarcoma
normal
more than 29% of peers

Dr. Chafey III'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.

Dr. Chafey III's bio

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Care Philosophy

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13  Specialties

  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

9  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma

6  Procedures

  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Total Hip Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • College Phys/Surg, Boston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Ponce Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Baylor Col Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chafey III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chafey III's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chafey III to family and friends
30 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Chafey III'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
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Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Chafey treated my daughter with the greatest care. He is beyond professional and my family and I are very grateful for his compassion and reassurance.
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Dr. Chafey is one of the finest doctors you will ever meet. He is passionate and knowledgeable about his craft, and willing to explain the complexities of orthopedics in understandable terms.
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Excellent Doctor.
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After I had my fall and broke my left ankle, tibia, fibula and distal humerus, Dr Chafey took amazing care of me. I firmly believe that if it had been anyone else the outcome may have been different. He took the time to explain everything to me, what to expect, outcomes, etc. He also took the time...more
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VERY SERIOUS and dedicated to the patient
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