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Healthcare Directory—John C. Elfar MD

Last directory upload August-04-2017

John C. Elfar MD

John C. Elfar MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School / Professional School:
Harvard Medical School


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Hand Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Elfar is a graduate of both Johns Hopkins University (Double Bachelors Degrees) and Harvard Medical School (Medical Doctorate). His Orthopaedic Surgery Residency training was with URMC Orthopaedics. Then, he completed an Advanced Upper Extremity Trauma Fellowship with the AO International. He also completed advanced fellowship training in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, including shoulder and elbow reconstruction at the Cincinnati Hand Surgery Center. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and holds Dual Certificates of Added Qualification in Sports and Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Elfar joined URMC Orthopaedics as an Assistant Professor specializing in hand, wrist, shoulder, and elbow surgery in 2008. Dr. Elfar specializes in the treatment of sports and hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder problems for patients of all ages. His clinical interests include all aspects of upper extremity trauma and reconstruction as well as injuries in the competitive and recreational athlete. He has special expertise in arthroscopy including the arthroscopic treatment of hand and upper extremity problems including the rotator cuff of the shoulder and elbow. He also has special expertise in joint reconstructive and salvage procedures for the hand, wrist, shoulder, and elbow including joint replacements, peripheral nerve surgery, and vascular surgery.


University Orthopaedic Associates of Rochester

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-5321
Fax:      585-756-4721

Location Comments: The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is the largest and most comprehensive orthopaedic group in the Rochester, NY nine-county region. We have nearly forty sub-specialists with expertise spanning every area of orthopaedics. Most of our specialists have completed extensive subspecialty training (known as a fellowship) in their respective areas of orthopaedics. Our patient care orthopaedic subspecialty areas encompass: Adult Reconstruction, (Evarts Joint Center); Bone Health, Osteoporosis; Foot and Ankle; Hand and Wrist; Orthopaedic Oncology; Urgent Care; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Shoulder and Elbow; Spine; Sports Medicine; and Trauma, Fracture Care.

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