Raffi S. Avedian, MD

Musculoskeletal tumors surgeon, Orthopaedic surgical oncologist, Surgical oncologist, Sarcoma specialist

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
168 Patient Ratings
20 Patient Comments

Sarcoma Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Program

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-498-7555
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2011)
  • Residency: Univ of California at San Francisco - Ortho Surgery (2007) CA
  • Internship: Univ of California at San Francisco - General Surgery (2003) CA
  • Fellowship: Univ of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine (2008) IL
  • Medical Education: University of Chicago Pritzker (2002) IL
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Raffi Avedian is a wonderful, caring doctor... the best!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Couldn't be happier. So respectful and helpful. An outstanding doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Avedian is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

He didn't send a report to my doctor after my visit so I'm seeing another ortho oncologist now.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Not only is he clearly very knowledgeable, but warm, friendly & reaches out w/support for ongoing health issues (not necessarily his concern, directly) & general life issues.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Great doctor I just wish he was there more than once a week so it would be easier & faster to sched. appt.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Avedian is a kind, compassionate and professional physician. He is the best I have ever seen. I work at Sutter Hospital and see many - very good - bedside manner. Highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Avedian is an excellent doctor and my experience with him was very positive.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Avedian, Raffi was the best dr. I've ever seen. Very professional yet very understanding. I wish he was in Hawaii as my dr.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Excellent care and knowledgeable. Very nice.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He not only helped me with my physical issues he also respected my anxiety and helped me with that too!

SHC Patient, May 2014

Definitely would recommend them to anyone that needs this special care.

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4.9 out of 5
168 Patient Ratings
20 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Raffi Avedian is a wonderful, caring doctor... the best!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Couldn't be happier. So respectful and helpful. An outstanding doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Avedian is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

He didn't send a report to my doctor after my visit so I'm seeing another ortho oncologist now.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Not only is he clearly very knowledgeable, but warm, friendly & reaches out w/support for ongoing health issues (not necessarily his concern, directly) & general life issues.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Great doctor I just wish he was there more than once a week so it would be easier & faster to sched. appt.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Avedian is a kind, compassionate and professional physician. He is the best I have ever seen. I work at Sutter Hospital and see many - very good - bedside manner. Highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Avedian is an excellent doctor and my experience with him was very positive.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Avedian, Raffi was the best dr. I've ever seen. Very professional yet very understanding. I wish he was in Hawaii as my dr.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Excellent care and knowledgeable. Very nice.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He not only helped me with my physical issues he also respected my anxiety and helped me with that too!

SHC Patient, May 2014

Definitely would recommend them to anyone that needs this special care.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Simply outstanding unit - doctor was interested in me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

By far the best drs. & staff ever!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

This care provider are very well above average. Left with much knowledge of my condition.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Avedian has made my life with cancer a whole lot better!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

The operation was a success - hooray! The dr. is nice but doesn't answer questions - "I don't know."

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Because I use My Health, my questions are answered within 24-48 hrs. Very nice!