Dr. Raffo is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with 15 years experience treating sports medicine and orthopedic conditions. He practices at Maryland Orthopedic Specialists in Bethesda and Germantown. The philosophy is to provide you the highest quality and most compassionate care available. A patient-centered, team approach is used, involving physical therapists, athletic trainers and physician assistants. The goal and focus is your recovery. Dr. Raffo is skilled at returning most people to health without needing surgical intervention. When that is not possible, he is trained in the most advanced arthroscopic procedures for the knee and shoulder.
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Patient Testimonials

  • “Very professional. Diagnosed the problem right away!”

  • “The most important thing happened!! He correctly diagnosed the problem and was able to take x-rays at his most modern facility to make that diagnosis. Relieved my pain and prescribed…

  • “Very nice and helpful doctor. Professional & friendly office staff. Would highly recommend.”

  • “Great doctor! Spends time with you; explains everything.”

  • “Best orthopedic surgeon that I met.”

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  • 2014 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2015 Consumer Checkbook Top Doctors
  • 2013 Washington Post Super Doctors
  • 2012 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2013 Washington Post Super Doctors
  • 2013 Consumer Checkbook Top Doctors
  • 2011 Washingtonian Magazine Top Experts in Sports Medicine
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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • the maryland state medical society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Montgomery County Medical Society


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