Dr. Sam Biafora, MD

Dr. Sam Biafora, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
(9)
Save
Dr. Sam Biafora, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. He graduated from Finch University/The Chicago Med School and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

515 W Algonquin Rd

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 956-0099

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Biafora

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Hand Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Biafora'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Biafora "Dr. Biafora has published several articles including topics related to sensory communication of nerves in the hand, elbow dislocation, and management of tendonopathies in the hand and wrist. His practice is limited to surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Less

Read Less

24  Procedures

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

  • Finch University/The Chicago Med School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Illinois
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Philadelphia Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biafora has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Biafora does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Biafora and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Biafora's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biafora to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Biafora's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Biafora is great. I had surgery on my R thumb for trigger thumb. We tried a convservative approach with an injection. Unfortunately it did not work, so we went ahead with the surgery to release the tendon. After surgery I had no pain, and was back to my normal activities within a week. I...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Image of Dr. Biafora
Are you Dr. Biafora?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(73)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(25)
Orthopedic Surgery
(28)
Sports Medicine
(101)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(11)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(70)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(96)
Orthopedic Surgery
(19)
Orthopedic Surgery
(20)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(7)