Dr. Mark Yaffe, MD

Dr. Mark Yaffe, MD

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Dr. Mark Yaffe, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Schaumburg, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

929 W Higgins Rd

Schaumburg, IL 60195

Contact Information

(847) 285-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

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47  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center, Indiana University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yaffe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yaffe's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yaffe to family and friends
73 total reviews (63 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
    (69)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Yaffe'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 (63)

Dr. Yaffe is a wonderful doctor/surgeon and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He is a skilled surgeon and has an excellent “bedside manner” in that he is kind and very patient. He has always taken the time to answer my questions thoroughly and never rushes me. Dr. Yaffe performed a mini open...more
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Dr Yaffe explaination of what I was to expect from the surgery was comforting and precise . My question were all answered in detail .The outcome of my surgery was better than I expected. The scar is healing nicely. I was asked if a plastic surgeon did my surgery because of how well my arm looked. ...more
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Being a 17 yr veteran in the dog grooming industry, I came face to face with one of my worst fears. The overuse of my right hand due to the continual use of scissoring and clipping dogs down finally took its tole. I thought my career was over. Dr. Yaffe went in and not only fixed the problem,...more
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Dr. Yaffe is an amazing doctor. He fixed my “mommy thumb” and now I can finally hold my baby again pain free! For him to be able to give that back to me it was beyond words. Thank you Dr. Yaffe!!!
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Excellent experience.informative and thorough.
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