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Mark A. Yaffe, MD

Dr. Mark A. Yaffe is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who also holds the highest distinction in hand surgery with an additional subspecialty certification. He is fellowship-trained with a specialty focus in conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

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Honors & Awards
Honors & Awards
  • Clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes following total knee arthroplasty with patient-specific instrumentation, computer-assisted surgery, and manual instrumentation: a short-term follow-up study.

    International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery

  • Does Implant Design Influence the Accuracy of Patient Specific Instrumentation in Total Knee Arthroplasty?

    The Journal of Arthroplasty, 2015.

Introduction: Mark A. Yaffe, M.D
Patient Reviews


  • Dr. Yaffe has outstanding bedside manner and ensured my comfort. He was professional, empathic, and patient with me. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone!
  • Dr. Yaffe was extremely knowledgeable, professional, attentive, patient and friendly. He listened to my concerns about my wrist, discussed his treatment plan and answered all of my questions and concerns. Dr. Yaffe spent a great deal of time with me and had wonderful bedside manner. He really...
  • Dr Yaffe changed my life! When I walked into his office, I was unable to write my name due to the pain. He gave me an injection and within days, I was pain free and back not only to writing but playing the harp. He is a miracle worker!
  • I had a severe wrist dislocation and Dr Yaffe put together the perfect treatment plan to get me close to normal and pain free. I’m very thankful that I chose Dr Yaffe to treat me. Highly recommended.
  • Dr Yaffe has worked with me for years on shoulder issues. He took conservative approach and it worked out well until an accident caused full tear in rotator cuff. Surgery was needed at this point which took place several months ago. Back to almost 100% and know with exercise I will be there thanks
Areas of Expertise
  • Upper extremity trauma and complex fractures
  • Biologic injection therapy
  • Work and sports-related injuries
  • Minimally invasive thumb joint arthroplasty
  • Degenerative and arthritic conditions
  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • Nerve and vascular conditions
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University
  • Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand
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