Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
9 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sam Biafora is Excellent. Dr. Biafora has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sam Biafora, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Biafora graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Hand Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Chicago Metro Area
Hand Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Biafora has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Skokie Hospital 
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Sam J Biafora MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 9 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Sam J. Biafora practice?
Dr. Sam Biafora has 6 office locations.
Dr. Sam Biafora practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Vernon Hills, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Arlington Heights, IL and Crystal Lake, IL.
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