Sports Medicine Doctor, Shoulder Doctor Syracuse NY

Irving G. Raphael, MD

Patient Satisfaction Rating: 4.7 4.7

Specializing In

Sports Medicine



Practicing Locations

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P:(315) 701-4024

Dr. Irving Raphael is a board-certified, orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle.  He has been the head team physician for Syracuse University for over 20 years as well as numerous area high schools.

Irving G. Raphael, MD 4.7 4.7

Friendliness/Courtesy of Care Provider: 4.9 4.9

Care Provider explanations of problem/condition: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider concern for questions/worries: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider efforts to include in decisions: 4.8 4.8

Care Provider information about medications: 4.6 4.6

Care Provider instructions for follow-up care: 4.7 4.7

Care Provider spoke using clear language: 4.8 4.8

Time Care provider spent with patient: 4.6 4.6

Patient's confidence in Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

Likelihood of recommending Care Provider: 4.8 4.8

"Dr. Raphael was fantastic and definitely recommend him to others - wonderful assistant too!"

"Dr. Irving was kind, very clean, understanding and informative (as to the possibilities of possible future care needs)."

"Dr. Irving Raphael was very good. He remembered me from a few years ago and gave me the time I needed. Good visit."

"I expected Dr. Irving Raphael to be friendly and competent because of friends who had seen him. He was all that and more. I would recommend him and definitely would go back if needed."



About Our Survey


Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glenn Cove NY, BS, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 1967
Yale University Medical School, New Haven CT, MD, 1971

Orthopedic Residency Training

Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse NY
Department of General Surgery, 1972-1973
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1973-1976


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


State of New York, 1972
State of California,1976
State of Hawaii, 1983

Professional Society Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
New York Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
International Arthroscopy Association

Professional Activities

Syracuse University- Head Team Physician
Cazenovia College- Team Physician
Onondaga Community College- Orthopedic Consultant
Le Moyne College- Consulting Orthopedic Surgeon
St. Lawrence University- Consulting Orthopedic Surgeon
PGA Ortho Consultant Medical Director, Turningstone Tournament
U.S. National Women’s Handball Team, Orthopedic Physician
Local High Schools- Consulting Orthopedic Surgeon

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