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James S. Raphael, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and Director of the Hand Surgery Program at Einstein Medical Center. Dr. Raphael specializes in the treatment of chronic and traumatic conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow. He is regionally recognized for his proficiency in today’s most advanced orthopedic surgery procedures, including arthroscopy, microsurgery, replantation, free-tissue transfer, nervesurgery and reconstruction. Dr. Raphael co-chairs the Research Program in the Department of Orthopedics at Einstein Healthcare Network and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. Top Doc, 2012, Philadelphia magazine Top Doc, 2013, Philadelphia magazine Top Doc, 2014, Philadelphia magazine Publications 1. Clarke SE, Raphael JS. Combined Dislocation of the Trapezium and the Trapezoid: A Case Report with Review of the Literature. Hand (N Y). 2009 Aug 26. 2. Clarke SE, Lee SY, Raphael JS. Coronoid fixation using suture anchors. Hand (N Y). 2009 Jun;4(2):156-60.
Verified Patient Reviews
Professional, competent, compassionate, described everything that would be done, gave options, respectful.
Staff was professional, polite and efficient. I was seen quickly. Dr. Raphael is excellent, he is an outstanding surgeon with a kind and patient bedside manner. He immediately sets his patients at ease and instills confidence in his abilities.
It was fast and very professional.
Excellent experience with all of the staff- front desk, radiology, etc. Dr. Raphael is an excellent physician- thorough, explains everything and compassionate.
I would come back. The service was excellent.