Meet Dr. Dafford

Fellowship trained in Trauma

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Patient Ratings and Comments

Overall Rating

4.8 out of 5 (50 Ratings, 20 Comments)
Global
4.8/5
Physician Communication Quality
4.8/5
Office Staff Quality
4.9/5
Access to Care 3 month
4.9/5
Care Coordination
4.3/5

Recent Comments

04/05/2021

Thorough exam, answered all concerns. Pleasant experience.
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03/20/2021

great experience with this DrI believe hers skills saved the quality of my life
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03/18/2021

*Dr. Dafford is a fine doctor/feel comfortable during visit.
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02/20/2021

Dr. Dafford is the best orthopedic surgeon I have had. She is the only doctor I felt cared deeply about how I am feeling and doing, and would spend a quality time talking to. I as referred by a friend and also referred to another family to consult with her. Having seen four other doctors in your practice before, Dr. Dafford is by far the best one ever.
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02/13/2021

Dr. Dafford is wonderful. She is patient and kind and an excellent surgeon.
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02/08/2021

In the short time I saw *Dr. Dafford she did more to help me than some doctors I have seen for years.
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01/29/2021

I have had excellent care on at least four occasions - I have come to feel the doctors are part of my extended "family .
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01/25/2021

Thanks to *Dr. Dafford & her team. We see her next Jan. 20th.
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01/12/2021

Dr. Dafford is absolutely wonderful. She has helped me through various injuries from falls, and has always been very friendly, caring, and professional.
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01/07/2021

Everyone was very helpful.
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01/05/2021

Very pleased with the experience with this group.
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12/07/2020

Dr, Dafford was excellent as always. I have a possible rotator cuff tear and even though Dr. Dafford will not be doing it, she assured me that I'd have the "best" do any surgery if required. PC
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11/25/2020

Very confident with doctor
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11/23/2020

Visit with *Dr. Dafford went fine.
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09/22/2020

Excellent experience with *Dr. Dafford!
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09/11/2020

*Dr. Dafford attended me when I had to go to the ER with a painfully swollen left head and wrist. She was both sympathetic and professional. It turned out to be Lyme's Disease flair up. The office visit was a follow up.
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09/02/2020

Very efficient medical practice, staff training is par excellence. *Dr. Dafford put me back together following my bicycle accident.
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08/17/2020

Dr Dafford is an amazing professional
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08/08/2020

I have highly recommended dr.dafford to others
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Specializing In

Orthopedic Trauma

Medical Degree

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Internship/Residency

University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Tulane Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Tulane Department of General Surgery

Fellowship

Partners Orthopedic Trauma Service
Harvard University

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships:

AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Resident Member
AMA American Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff

Awards Received

Resident Research Award – University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics – 2009
Pi Beta Phi Prize for Laboratory Science – Tulane University – 2000
Creative Premedical Scholar – Tulane University – 1998

Publications

Phinney, DG, Hill, K, Michelson, C, Dutreil, M, Hughes, C, Humphries, S, Wilkinson, R, Baddoo, M, and Bayly, E. Biological Activities Encoded by the Murine Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transcriptome Provide a Basis for Their Developmental Potential and Broad Therapeutic Efficacy. Stem Cells, 2005 Aug 11.

Bayly, E., Brosseau, J.L., and Reed, W.F. Continuous Monitoring of the Effect of Changing Solvent Conditions on Polyelectrolyte Conformations and Interactions. International Journal of Polymer Characterization and Analysis, 7: 1-19, 2002.