DMOS Orthopaedic Centers Dr. John Gaffey

John Gaffey, M.D.

Hand and Wrist Surgeon

Dr. John Gaffey is an Iowa native and University of Iowa graduate. Dr. Gaffey joined DMOS in 2010 and has built a significant practice centered around hand and wrist surgery. Dr. Gaffey’s special interests include post-traumatic reconstruction of the upper extremity; treatment of arthritic conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow; and compressive neuropathies of the upper extremity (including carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome). Dr. Gaffey also has an interest in and experience treating sports-related injuries. One area of further interest of Dr. Gaffey’s is the minimally-invasive treatment of Dupuytren’s Contracture.

In his free time, Dr. Gaffey enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and boating. He also enjoys traveling on family vacations.

Additional Information

  • Medical School: University of Iowa, M.D. 2000-2004, Iowa City, IA
  • Orthopaedic Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, 2004-2009, Maywood, IL
  • Fellowship Training: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Hand Surgery, 2009-2010, Iowa City, IA
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Association for Hand Surgery, Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member

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