Bradley S. Raphael, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.5 4.5

Specializing In

Sports Medicine

Shoulder

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Dr. Bradley Raphael is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. He is a team Physician for Syracuse University. Dr. Raphael is a graduate of Yale University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell-Weill Medical School in New York City. He then performed a sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Raphael has extensive experience out in the field working in tandem with the team doctors for the Los Angeles Lakers, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the University of Southern California. After completing his medical training, Dr. Bradley Raphael returned to his hometown of Syracuse to join his father, Dr. Irving Raphael, in practice.

  Team Orthopedist for Syracuse University Basketball

 

Bradley S. Raphael, MD 4.5 4.5

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.6 4.6

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.5 4.5

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.5 4.5

Care Provider information about medications: 4.5 4.5

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.5 4.5

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.7 4.7

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.2 4.2

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.5 4.5

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.5 4.5

"Dr. Bradley Raphael is a great doctor and I have recommended him to others already."

"Dr. Brad Raphael took the time to explain my labral tear and my options. I am confident that he gave me all the knowledge I need to move forward with a decision. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone else. He was pleasant and personable."

"Dr. Brad, very nice, made feel comfortable, and very concerned about your medical problem."

"I consider Brad Raphael one of the most extraordinary physicians in CNY. Bedside manner is impeccable, knowledge of his specialty impressive, and empathy for his patients is palpable. As someone who has lived in many major cities and raised in a family of physicians, I can tell you he is one of the most gifted physicians I have ever dealt with."

 

 

About Our Survey

Education

University of Rochester, Rochester NY, BA, Economics, 2000
Yale University Medical School, New Haven CT, MD, 2005
Weil Cornell New York Presbyterian Medical Center, New York  NY, Surgical Internship, 2005-2006

Orthopedic Residency Training

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York  NY, Orthopedic Surgery, 2006-2010

ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENCY TRAINING

Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, Inglewood CA, Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2011

THE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Specializes in arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle.

Licensure

State of New York
State of California

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Honors and Awards

Magna cum Laude, University of Rochester, 2000.
Simon Scholar Scholarship for future enrollment at the William E. Simon School, based on achievement and creativity demonstrated in undergraduate business courses, University of Rochester, 2000.
Long Walter Ott Award for academic and extracurricular achievement, Theta Chi Fraternity, 2000.
Omnicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society, University of Rochester, 2000.
Yale School of Medicine Summer Research Fellowship, 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale School of Medicine, 2005
AO Basic Trauma Scholarship, Basic Trauma course, Los Angeles 2008
Foundation of Orthopaedic Trauma Scholarship, UCSF Trauma and Cadaver Course, San Francisco 2009
OTA Advanced Trauma Scholarship, Advanced trauma course, Los Angeles 2010
HSS Travel Fellowship, Nice, France: Arlet Hospital 2, Professor Pascal Boileau

Professional Society Memberships

ACC Team Physician Society
Reviewer, Sports Health Journal
Member, New York State Orthopedic Society
Candidate Member, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Candidate Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Publications

Presentations
Raphael BS, Ferkel, E, ElAttrache NS, Ghandi J, Thierry A, Crues J, Kvitne R. The Effect of  Glenohumeral Rotation on the Ability to Identify Subacromial Impingement on MRI in Patients with Rotator Cuff Pathology, AANA Annual Meeting, San Antonio Texas May 2013

Raphael BS PRP in tendinopathies, St. Joseph’s Annual Primary Care Refresher Course, Syracuse N.Y. March 2013

Raphael BS Shoulder Instability in the athlete, Crouse Sports Medicine Sports Care Day, Syracuse N.Y. August 2012 

Raphael BS. Shoulder and Knee Pathology, St. Joseph’s Annual Primary Care Refresher Course, Syracuse N.Y. March 2012

Raphael BS. Shoulder and Knee Exam, St. Joseph’s Annual Primary Care Refresher Course, Syracuse N.Y. March 2012

Raphael BS. Shoulder Anatomy and Pathology in Sports Medicine, SUNY Upstate Annual Physical Therapy Anatomy Course, Syracuse N.Y. March 2012

Raphael BS. Shoulder Instability Pathology and treatment, St Joseph’s Hospital Primary Care Grand Rounds, Syracuse N.Y. December 2011

Cross MB, Raphael BS, Maak, TG, Plaskos C, Egidy CC, Pearle AD. Isometry of the posterior cruciate ligament: Are two bundles different? ORS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA February 2012

Raphael BS, Thierry A, Crues J, ElAttrache N, Kvitne R. Variation in Glenohumeral Rotation Affects The Ability to Identify Subacromial Impingement on MRI, Kerlan Jobe Alumni Day AOSSM, San Diego, CA July 2011

Raphael BS, Limpisvasti O, ElAttrache NS. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: An Analysis of Mode of Failure, Kerlan Jobe Alumni Day AOSSM, San Diego, CA July 2011, AOSSM Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD July 2012 (submitted), AANA Ewing Resident Award 2011 (submitted)

Nam D , Maak T, Raphael BS, Kepler C, Warren RF.  Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment, AAOS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2011 (Scientific Exhibit, Selected for publication)            

Maak TG, Bedi A, Raphael BS, Citak M, Suero E, Pearle AD. Impingement of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction as a Function of Graft Position, Eastern Orthopedic Association annual meeting, Naples, Fl October 2010 (Podium Presentation)

Raphael BS, Bedi A, Raphael BA, Williams R. Transtibial versus Anteromedial Portal Drilling of the Femoral Tunnel For ACL Reconstruction: An anatomic study, Eastern Orthopedic Association annual meeting, Nassau, Bahamas June 2009 (podium presentation)

Kepler CK, Nho SJ, Nam D, Raphael BS, Craig EV, Wright TM, Warren RF.  Treatment for Failed Total Shoulder Arthroplasty (TSA) Based on Analysis of Retrieved Components, AAOS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 2009 (scientific exhibit)

Bedi A, Raphael B, Maderazo A, Pavlov H, Williams R. Transtibial versus Anteromedial Portal Drilling of the Femoral Tunnel For ACL Reconstruction: A Comparison of Tunnel Length and Obliquity, AOSSM Specialty Day, Las Vegas, NV February 2009 (podium presentation), AAOS annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV February 2009 (podium presentation)

Raphael B, Dines J, Root L. Treatment of the painful hip in cerebral palsy with total hip arthroplasty, AAOS annual meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2008 (podium presentation), AACPDM annual meeting Vancouver, BC October 2007 (poster presentation)

Dines JS; Raphael B; Fealy S; Craig EV; Figgie MP; Warren RF; Dines DM. Symptomatic Glenoid Loosening Complicating Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) Open Meeting, Chicago IL March 2006, ASES Current Concepts Meeting, Orlando FL April 2006  **= nominated for Post Award for Best Clinical Research in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 

Magit  D; Maak T; Hammouri Q; Raphael B; Albert TJ;  Grauer JN. Healos/RHDF-5 Induces Fusion in a Rabbit Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion Model,  International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, New York, NY, May 2005 (Poster presentation), North American Spine Society, Philadelphia, PA, September 2004 (Poster presentation),  International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST), Banff, Canada, July, 2005 (E-poster), Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Cambridge, MD, October 2005 (Podium presentation), Scoliosis Research Society, Miami, FL, October, 2005 (Podium presentation). 

Raphael B, Haims A, Katz L, Wu J, Lynch K. Comparison of Zirconium Coated Ceramic Total Knee Prostheses to Cobalt Chrome Prostheses with MR Imaging, American Roentgen Ray Society Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA May 2005 (Poster Presentation).

Harley B; Short W; Green J; Werner F; Raphael B. Repair of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb: A Biomechanical Study, Orthopaedic Hand Society Annual Meeting, 2002 (Poster Presentation).

Publications and Book Chapters
Cross MB, Raphael BS, Maak, TG, Plaskos C, Egidy CC, Pearle AD. Characterization of the orientation and isometry of Humphrey’s ligament.  Knee. 2013 May 6. (Epub ahead of print)

Nam D , Maak T, Raphael BS, Kepler C, Warren RF.  Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Scientific Exhibit)J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Mar 21;94(6):e34. 

Raphael BS, Maak T, Cross MB, Plaskos C, Suero E, Amis A, Pearle A From wall graft to roof graft: reassessment of femoral PCL positioning Am J Orthop. 2011;40(8):479-484                                         

Raphael BS, Paletta G, Shin S. Exertional Compartment Syndrome in a MLB Pitcher. Case Report. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Aug 11.

Raphael BS, Weiland AJ, Altchek DW, Gay DM.  Revision Arthroscopic Contracture Release of the Elbow Resulting in Ulnar Nerve Transection: How to avoid complications (surgical technique). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Mar;93 Suppl 1:100-8.

Maak TG, Bedi A, Raphael BS, Citak M, Suero E, Pearle AD. Impingement of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction as a Function of Graft Position. Am J Sports Med. 2011 May:39 (5) 1018-1023.

Chalmers P, Sherman SL, Raphael BS, Su E. Rheumatoid Synovectomy: Does Surgical Approach Really Matter?.  Clin Orthop Related Res 2011 Jan 7 [Epub]

Raphael B, Dines J, Ackerman M, Root L. Treatment of the painful hip in cerebral palsy with total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jul: 468 (7):  1845-54.

Gay DM, Raphael BS, Weiland A. Revision Arthroscopic Contracture Release of the Elbow Resulting in Ulnar Nerve Transection [case report].  J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 May;92(5):1246-9.

Bedi A, Raphael B, Maderazo A, Pavlov H, Williams R. Transtibial versus Anteromedial Portal Drilling of the Femoral Tunnel For ACL Reconstruction: A Comparison of Tunnel Length and Obliquity. Arthroscopy. 2010 Mar; 26(3): 342-50.

Raphael B; Dines JS; Fealy S; Craig EV; Figgie MP; Warren RF; Dines DM. Symptomatic Glenoid Loosening Complicating Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. HSS J. 2010. Feb (1): 52-56. 

Lane JM, Serota AC, Raphael B. Osteoporosis: differences and similarities in male and female patients. Orthop Clin North Am. 2006 Oct;37(4):601-9. Review.

Raphael B, Haims A, Katz L, Wu J, Lynch K. Comparison of Zirconium Coated Ceramic Total Knee Prostheses to Cobalt Chrome Prostheses with MR Imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. Jun 2006;186(6):1771-7

Magit DP, Maak T, Trioano N, Raphael B, Hamouria Q, Polzhofer G, Drespe I, Albert TJ, Grauer JN. Healos/recombinant human growth and differentiation factor-5 induces posterolateral lumbar fusion in a New Zealand white rabbit model. Spine. 2006 Sep 1;31(19):2180-8

Raphael B, Grauer J. Osteobiologics for Spine Surgery: Allograft.  Orthopedics Hyperguide, http://www.ortho.hyperguides.com/(user oh580073, Password Stryker, posted 11/04).

Fufa D, Raphael B,  Weiland A. Wrist Injuries in Baseball Players. In: Dines J, ElAttrache N, Yocum L, Atlchek D. Andrews J, Wilk K, eds. Sports Medicine of Baseball;  (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins), 2012 

Sherman SL, Raphael BS, Rodeo S. Meniscal Repair. In: Ranawat A, Kelly B eds. Musculoskeletal Exam of the Knee and Hip; (Slack Inc), 2011

Raphael B, Kelly A, Sherman S, Craig E. Open Distal Clavicle Excision. In: Lee D, Neviaser R, eds. Operative Techniques: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; Elsevier (Saunders), 2011.

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