Dr. Jesse Affonso, MD

Dr. Jesse Affonso, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Jesse Affonso, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ma Med Sch in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

130 North St

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Information

(508) 775-8282

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Arm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Affonso's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Affonso "Jesse Affonso, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in elbow and shoulder injuries. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts and completed an orthopaedic residency at the University of Buffalo. Dr. Affonso completed an orthopaedic shoulder and elbow fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Orthopaedics, where he trained in state of the art treatment of the shoulder and elbow. He has worked with athletes at the high school, college and professional level, including the Baltimore Orioles. Dr. Affonso currently sees patients at our main office in Hyannis, in Sandwich and as well as a satellite office in Harwich. He performs all his surgery at Cape Cod Hospital. His interests in orthopaedics include minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder (rotator cuff, throwers shoulder, fractures), as well as minimally invasive treatments of the elbow. He also has extensive training in fracture care. When not providing care to the people of Cape Cod, Dr. Affonso spends his free time with his wife Megan and their four children trying to take advantage of all there is to do on the Cape. Dr. Affonso was named "Physician of the Quarter" at Cape Cod Hospital for July – August – September of 2012!"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Affonso "Our mission at Cape Cod Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, PC is to get you back to your life faster and fitter than before your injury!"

14  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

21  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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 Of The Holy Cross
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Ma Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Affonso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Affonso's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Affonso to family and friends
51 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

  • 5
    (49)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Affonso's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (42)

Excellent results from surgery. Dr. Affonso is a very caring physician making you as a patient feel relaxed about your procedure and confident of good resluts.
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Very happy with my surgery and recovery .. Dr Affonso is always willing to go the extra mile to help you understand your condition and put you at ease..
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Dr. Affonso is truly a professional experienced health care provider. He explained my injury to me, options for care, and detailed information on what to expect after surgery. Post-op appointments were spaced properly and there was little or no wait time in the office. The staff at the office...more
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After suffering a broken elbow and hand from a serious bike accident, while out of the country, Dr. Affonso saw me immediately upon my return. I was scheduled for surgery the next day. Instead of having to see multiple doctors due to multiple injuries Dr. Affonso took over the care for my whole...more
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Dr. Affonso exceeded all of my expectations. He was able to repair of a full thickness tear of my right supraspinatus without any complications. He was always available for consultation during my recovery. My right shoulder is now pain free and in better shape than prior to my injury.
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