Dr. John Elfar, MD

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Sports Medicine | Male

Dr. John Elfar, MD
Dr. John Elfar, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Rochester, NY. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Elfar is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital.

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Dr. Elfar is now accepting new patients
Rochester601 ELMWOOD AVE Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642
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(585) 275-5321Get Directions

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Dr. Elfar's Reviews

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3.4
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Dr. Elfar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Pittsford, NY |
Hides the man. Caring kind and honest.
in Rochester, NY |
Successful shoulder surgery. Expect quick recovery. Pre-surgery pain gone. Extremely satisfied with surgery.
in Fairport, NY |
excellent results
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Dr. Elfar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement