John C. Elfar, M.D.

John C. Elfar, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 273-3157
Fax: (585) 276-1134
Office: (585) 273-3157

Books

2010
Boyer, Bozentka, Calfee, Elfar JC, Hammert. "Nerve". ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery. : ASSH, 2010.
2009
Peter Stern, John Elfar. "Hand and Wrist Arthritis". Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy. Ghazy Rayan, Jefferey Budoff, Mark Baratz, Thomas Trumble. Philadelphia: Saunders, Elsevier, 2009. 352-384

Journal Articles

Showing all 42 journal articles available.

2014 Feb
Elfar J, Menorca RM, Reed JD, Stanbury S. "Composite bone models in orthopaedic surgery research and education." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2014 Feb; 22(2):111-20.
2014
Lee,D; Fussel,T; Mann,T; Zingman,A; Elfar, JC. "The Use of Interference Screw Fixation in the Modified Brunelli Technique for Scapholunate Dissociation". Journal of Hand Surgery (in revision). 2014; . Link
2014
Elfar, JC. "Prospective Cohort Study of Symptom Resolution Outside of the Ulnar Nerve Distribution Following Cubital Tennel Release JHS-D-13-01139". Journal of Hand Surgery (submitted). 2014; . Link
2013 Nov
Mahmoud M, El Shafie S, Coppola EE, Elfar JC. "Perforator-based radial forearm fascial flap for management of recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2151-8.
2013 Nov
Mahmoud M, Abdel-Ghani H, Elfar JC. "New flap for widening of the web space and correction of palmar contracture in complex clasped thumb." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Nov; 38(11):2251-6.
2013 Oct
Cooper AR, Elfar JC. "Extensor tendon lacerations from arthroscopic excision of dorsal wrist ganglion: case report." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Oct; 38(10):1957-9. Epub 2013 Aug 30.
2013 Aug
Menorca RM, Fussell TS, Elfar JC. "Nerve physiology: mechanisms of injury and recovery." Hand clinics. 2013 Aug; 29(3):317-30.
2013 Jun
Chu JY, Chen T, Awad HA, Elfar J, Hammert WC. "Comparison of an all-inside suture technique with traditional pull-out suture and suture anchor repair techniques for flexor digitorum profundus attachment to bone." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Jun; 38(6):1084-90. Epub 2013 Apr 09.
2013 May
Mahmoud,M.; ElShafie, S.; Menorca,R.; Elfar,J. "Neglected Bennett's fracture dislocation in manual laborers managed by internal fixation using k-wire loops and in situ grafting". Journal of Hand Surgery. 2013; . Link
2013 Apr
Molinari WJ, Elfar JC. "The double crush syndrome." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Apr; 38(4):799-801; quiz 801. Epub 2013 Mar 05.
2013 Mar
Reed JD, Stanbury SJ, Menorca RM, Elfar JC. "The emerging utility of composite bone models in biomechanical studies of the hand and upper extremity." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Mar; 38(3):583-7. Epub 2013 Feb 04.
2013 Feb
Elfar JC, Burton RI. "Ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition for thumb basal arthritis." Hand clinics. 2013 Feb; 29(1):15-25.
2013 Feb
Buckley T, Mitten D, Elfar J. "The effect of informed consent on results of a standard upper extremity intake questionnaire." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Feb; 38(2):366-71. Epub 2013 Jan 03.
2013 Feb
Badalamente M, Coffelt L, Elfar J, Gaston G, Hammert W, Huang J, Lattanza L, Macdermid J, Merrell G, Netscher D, Panthaki Z, Rafijah G, Trczinski D, Graham B, . "Measurement scales in clinical research of the upper extremity, part 1: general principles, measures of general health, pain, and patient satisfaction." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Feb; 38(2):401-6; quiz 406.
2013 Feb
Badalamente M, Coffelt L, Elfar J, Gaston G, Hammert W, Huang J, Lattanza L, Macdermid J, Merrell G, Netscher D, Panthaki Z, Rafijah G, Trczinski D, Graham B, . "Measurement scales in clinical research of the upper extremity, part 2: outcome measures in studies of the hand/wrist and shoulder/elbow." The Journal of hand surgery. 2013 Feb; 38(2):407-12.
2013 Feb
Elfar J, Mann T. "Fracture-dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2013 Feb; 21(2):88-98.
2013
Mahmoud, M; ElShafiq, S; Coppola, E; Elfar, J;. "Perforator Based Radial Forearm Fascial Flap for Management of Recurrent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome". The Journal of hand surgery. 2013; . Link
2013
Sims, S; Engel, L; Hammert, W; Elfar, JC. "Hand sensibility, strength, and laxity of high-level musicians compared to non-musicians (in revision)." The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2013; . Link
2013
Yaseen,Z; English,C; Stanbury,S; Chen,T; Awad,H; Elfar, JC. "Poorer gliding is associated with epitendinous suture in a cadaveric model of zone II flexor tendon repair. JHS-D-13-00889". Journal of Hand Surgery. 2013; . Link
2013
Elfar, JC; Stanbury,S; English,C; Yaseen,Z. ""The Effect of Pulley Reconstruction on Maximum Flexion, Bowstringing, and Gliding Coefficient in the Setting of Zone II Repair of FDS and FDP: A Cadaveric Investigation"". HAND / HAND960R1. 2013; . Link
2013
Chimenti,P; Elfar,JC' Giordano,B. "Dominant-Sided First-Rib Stress Fracture in a Collegiate Baseball Pitcher". JBJS Case Connect. 2013; . Link
2012 May
Trocchia AM, Elfar JC, Hammert WC. "Biomechanical measurements of forearm pronosupination with common methods of immobilization." The Journal of hand surgery. 2012 May; 37(5):989-94. Epub 2012 Apr 05.
2012
Elfar J, Ahn J, Lefaivre K, Nho S, Rose P. "The 2011 North American Traveling Fellowship." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2012 94(23):e1751-5.
2012
Elfar, John C, Foad, Mohab B, Foad, Susan L, Stern, Peter, J. "A cost analysis of staged and simultaneous bilateral carpal tunnel release". Hand. 2012; 7(3): 327-332. Link
2012
Hammert WC, Gonzalez R, Elfar JC. ". Evaluation of patients' perception of safety to drive after outpatient, minimally invasive procedures of the hand." Hand (N Y). 2012 Dec;7(4):447-9. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9445-x. 2012; . Link
2012
Stanbury SJ, Salo A, Elfar JC. "Biomechanical analysis of a volar variable-angle locking plate: the effect of capturing a distal radial styloid fragment." The Journal of hand surgery. 2012 37(12):2488-94.
2011 Sep
Stanbury SJ, Elfar JC. "Perilunate dislocation and perilunate fracture-dislocation." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2011 Sep; 19(9):554-62.
2011 Feb
Elfar JC, Stern PJ. "Proximal row carpectomy for scapholunate dissociation." The Journal of hand surgery, European volume. 2011 Feb; 36(2):111-5. Epub 2010 Aug 31.
2011 Jan
Stanbury SJ, Elfar J. "The use of surgical loupes in microsurgery." The Journal of hand surgery. 2011 Jan; 36(1):154-6. Epub 2010 Nov 12.
2011
Elfar, J.C. "Effects of Extensor Synovectomy and Excision of the Distal Ulna in Rheumatoid Arthritis on Long Term Function." Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. 2011; : 119-120. Link
2011
Elfar, J.C. "Joint Leveling for Advanced Kienbock's Disease". Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. 2011; : 84-85. Link
2011
Elfar, J.C. "Surgical Compared with Conservative Treatment for Acute Nondisplaced or Minimally Displaced Scaphoid Fractures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials". Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. 2011; : 73-74. Link
2011
Elfar, J.C. "Tissue Engineering of Flexor Tendons: The Effect of a Tissue Bioreactor on Adipoderived Stem Cell-Seeded and Fibroblast-Seeded Tendon Constructs". Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. 2011; . Link
2010 Nov
Elfar JC, Yaseen Z, Stern PJ, Kiefhaber TR. "Individual finger sensibility in carpal tunnel syndrome." The Journal of hand surgery. 2010 Nov; 35(11):1807-12.
2010 Oct
Madsen W, Elfar J. "Spider bites." The Journal of hand surgery. 2010 Oct; 35(10):1698-9.
2010 Oct
Madsen W, Elfar J. "Snake bites." The Journal of hand surgery. 2010 Oct; 35(10):1700-2; quiz 1702.
2010
Williams, Z, Elfar, JC, Eskandar, E, Assad, J. "Parietal neuronal responses to a bistable motion illusion". Journal of Vision. 2010; 1(3): 404-404. Link
2009 Sep
Elfar JC, Calfee RP, Stern PJ. "Topographical assessment of symptom resolution following open carpal tunnel release." The Journal of hand surgery. 2009 Sep; 34(7):1188-92. Epub 2009 Jul 30.
2008 Aug
Elfar JC, Jacobson JA, Puzas JE, Rosier RN, Zuscik MJ. "Erythropoietin accelerates functional recovery after peripheral nerve injury." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2008 Aug; 90(8):1644-53.
2007
Elfar J; Tomaino M. "Cubital Tunnel Syndrome". Orthopaedic Knowledge Online. 2007; . Link
2005 Nov
Tomaino MM, Elfar J. "Ulnar impaction syndrome." Hand clinics. 2005 Nov; 21(4):567-75.
2003 Jun
Williams ZM, Elfar JC, Eskandar EN, Toth LJ, Assad JA. "Parietal activity and the perceived direction of ambiguous apparent motion." Nature neuroscience.. 2003 Jun; 6(6):616-23.