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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Raphael is Excellent. Dr. Raphael has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Raphael, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Microsurgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Education & Awards

Dr. Raphael graduated from Upstate Medical University Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Syracuse. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Raphael has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center 


  • Yoruba
  • Zulu

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Additional Information
Dr. James Raphael MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. James Raphael practice?
Dr. James Raphael has 1 office location.
Dr. James Raphael practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Orthopedic Surgeons and Philadelphia Surgeons.