Gregory Rafijah, M.D.
Gregory H. Rafijah, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
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Surgery of the hand, wrist, and elbow
Dr. Gregory Rafijah specializes in the medical and surgical care of the hand,
wrist and elbow. Dr. Rafijah takes a special interest in traumatic injuries
of the upper extremity, distal radius fractures, elbow instability and stiffness,
and thumb arthritis.
Dr. Rafijah actively engages in research that involves the Distal Radius fractures,
nerve regeneration, biomechanics of the elbow, and in thumb arthritis.
Dr. Rafijah received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from University
of California, Irvine and his medical doctorate degree from The Chicago Medical
School where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He later went onto an Orthopedic
Internship and Residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. He followed that
by a Hand surgery fellowship for the University of Washington. Dr. Rafijah
served as Chief of Hand Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for 10 years,
and formally had an appointment in the UCLA School of Medicine as an Assistant
Professor. Dr. Rafijah currently serves as Assistant Clinical Professor at
the University of California, Irvine.
UHS/ The Chicago Medical School 1992
Hand Surgery Fellowship - Harbor UCLA Medical Center
University of Washington Harborview Medical Center
1990 Alpha Omega Alpha
2000 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II
1997 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I