Mark A. Yaffe, M.D.

Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon seeing patients in Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Bartlett, and Buffalo Grove, IL

About Dr. Yaffe

Dr. Mark A. Yaffe is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with an additional subspecialty board-certification in hand surgery.  He has a specialty focus in conditions of the hand, shoulder, and elbow.  Dr. Yaffe serves at all four Barrington Orthopedic Specialists locations: Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Bartlett, and Buffalo Grove.

Dr. Yaffe specializes in upper extremity trauma and complex fractures, work and sports-related injuries, degenerative and arthritic conditions, nerve and vascular conditions, and biologic injection therapy.  He has published on topics including minimally invasive thumb joint arthroplasty, complex hand trauma, biologic injection therapy, and computer-assisted surgery.   

When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Yaffe enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, terrarium design, yoga, and being an eight-time Chicago marathon runner.

Dr. Yaffe received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He completed his medical degree and orthopaedic surgery residency from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He also completed advanced fellowship training in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis.

Call Barrington Orthopedic Specialists today or book an appointment online to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yaffe.


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Dr. Mark A. Yaffe is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with an additional subspecialty board-certification in hand surgery.  He has a specialty focus in conditions of the hand, shoulder, and elbow.  Dr. Yaffe serves at all four Barrington Orthopedic Specialists locations: Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Bartlett, and Buffalo Grove.

Dr. Yaffe specializes in upper extremity trauma and complex fractures, work and sports-related injuries, degenerative and arthritic conditions, nerve and vascular conditions, and biologic injection therapy.  He has published on topics including minimally invasive thumb joint arthroplasty, complex hand trauma, biologic injection therapy, and computer-assisted surgery.   

When he’s not seeing patients, Dr. Yaffe enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, terrarium design, yoga, and being an eight-time Chicago marathon runner.

Dr. Yaffe received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He completed his medical degree and orthopaedic surgery residency from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He also completed advanced fellowship training in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis.

Call Barrington Orthopedic Specialists today or book an appointment online to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yaffe.



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Dr. Yaffe's Credentials

Dr. Yaffe is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship specialty training in hand, shoulder and elbow surgery. He has received an additional subspecialty board certification in hand surgery. He specializes in upper extremity traumatic fractures and sports-related injuries, degenerative and arthritic conditions, and nerve and vascular conditions affecting the upper extremity. Dr. Yaffe joined Barrington Orthopedic Specialists in September 2014.

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Locations
  • Schaumburg

    929 West Higgins Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60195

    (847) 285-4200

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    Elk Grove Village 

    120 East Higgins Road
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

    (847) 285-4200

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    Bartlett

    864 West Stearns Road
    Bartlett, IL 60103

    (847) 285-4200

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    Buffalo Grove

    404 North McHenry Road
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

    (847) 285-4200

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Patient Reviews
  • “Dr. Yaffee and all those assisting in the Schaumburg office were polite and efficient.” 

    – Jean W.

     

    “Very patient, kind, and caring. Great bedside manner.”

    – Rachelle D.

     

    “I was very pleased with my experience. I appreciated being seen on time. Everyone was very friendly. I had no problem with billing. Dr Yaffe was very nice and gave excellent care. I would recommend Dr Yaffe and this clinic.”

    – Jane M.

     

    “Dr. Yaffe is a miracle worker! He completely cured me of my carpal tunnel with a very simple procedure! After my surgery I had a completely new and improved hand the next day! Because he is such a miracle worker I'm having my other hand done next month!”

    – Allison A.

    "I would like to thank all the great people that helped me at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists. My doctor was very nice and so was his assistant. Thank you Jesse for the perfect cast. Thank you to all of you."

    – Larry R.  

     

    "Thank you Dr. Yaffe & Barrington Orthopedics Staff!! I'm so glad to be back playing baseball!!

    – Bradley O.  

     

    "Broken wrist needing surgery for plate and 8 screws. Dr. Yaffe was an excellent surgeon. Wrist has healed very well, thanks to Dr. Yaffe!"

    – Linda B.

     

    "Dr. Nourbash replaced my hip in July 2015 and it is perfect. I couldn't have had a better doctor and recovery. Dr. Yaffee did carpal tunnel on my right hand last December and it's doing better every day. Both doctors are the best and I highly recommend them and already have to those I see with similar issues."

    - William B.

  • “Dr. Yaffe always takes his time explaining everything when I see him. I appreciate his thoroughness and also the fact that he listens and addresses all my concerns. He has a great personality too and I've recommended him to others. He performed surgery on my hand for carpel tunnel and it turned out well.”

    – Carol S.

     

    “Dr. Yaffe is straight & to the point. He is efficient in his diagnosis and recommended treatments. He was great about taking caring of me quickly & getting me into surgery right away to address my broken wrist.”

    – Cathy O.

     

    “He was awesome and explained things in terms that i could understand. Compassionate & caring. Highly recommend him for all your broken wrist needs.”

    – Kristine B.

     

    “Repaired fully torn rotator cuff, partially torn bicep and removed large bone spur in left shoulder Dr Yaffee was very gracious and helpful.”

    – Gary M.

    "I felt taken care of by Dr. Yaffe and your nurses. Everything was explained to me so I understood everything and all my questions were answered. Thank you."

    – Cheryl H. 

     

    "I had been suffering from wrist pain for months. I had seen other doctors who told me that the only solution was surgery, this was unacceptable to me so I decided to get another opinion. After seeing Dr. Yaffe I was diagnosed correctly, and a small in office procedure was done. My wrist feels great, and I haven't had any problems since!"

    – Keith 

     

    "14 months post shoulder surgery. Dr. Yaffe is very professional and provides a comfortable experience for his patients. My recovery was extensive because of my injuries, but at 14 months post surgery, I am pain-free and have normal shoulder and arm motion. I would recommend Dr. Yaffe 100% of the time. Thank you!"

    – Gary P.   

     

    "Dr. Yaffe has been a pleasure to work with for my orthopedic care. He takes the time to listen and answer all your questions and concerns. In short, he works with you as part of a team. I would and will recommend him to all of my family and friends."

    – Rebecca L. 

  • “From day one I was extremely satisfied with Dr. Yaffe and how reassuring he was in regards to the surgery he performed on my finger. With every office visit he was very professional and comforting at the same time. Dr. Yaffe is a great asset to your office.”

    – Ron B.

     

    "Excellent!! Office staff was courteous and professional. PA was very courteous and well mannered. Doctor very very knowledgeable and stayed to answer all questions and went out of his way to provide recommendations of other doctors to help with my particular needs. Very very professional all the way from entering to exiting!! Thank you very much!!"

    – Jeanne A. 

     

    "Dr. Yaffe and his nurse are both very nice. Dr. Yaffe has great bedside manner and takes the time to explain what exactly is going on and why and does not rush through your appointment. I am so grateful that I found him as a doctor. Thank you for the great care you have given me."

    - Rebecca L.

     

    "Dr. Yaffe explained the procedure to me in a way that a lay person understood. This is the first broken bone I experienced, so I was very concerned regarding the surgery that was to be done. The procedure went well. I am now in therapy. Dr. Yaffe has seen me twice since surgery and mentioned I've healed well. I would recommend your office to anyone that required orthopedic care. I am pleased with both the doctor and office staff. They were all extremely helpful and friendly."

    - Gregg P.

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