Dr. Andrew Appel, MD

Dr. Andrew Appel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Andrew Appel, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Plantation, FL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Read his story

310 S University Dr

Plantation, FL 33324

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Appel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 54% of peers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
normal
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Appel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Appel "Andrew Joshua Appel, M.D, M.S. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon – Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Traumatology – Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Appel "As one of the most elite orthopedic practices in the country, our size and strength allows for a larger depth of knowledge. Our physicians are both generally and specialty trained."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appel to family and friends
2.9
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Appel Says:

Thank you so much for your feedback, I enjoy hearing about my services and how I can give the best care possible to the patients I care about.

Dr. Appel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Dr. Appel is very knowledgeable, he has great bed side manners and he spent a lot of time with me. He explained my condition in a way that I was able to understand my diagnosis and treatment plan
in Orlando,FL |
Great doctor, very good communication and he's pretty caring. They're entire staff is nice. I definitely recommend.
Thank you so much for your feedback, I enjoy hearing about my services and how I can give the best care possible to the patients I care about.
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Dr. Appel accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice

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Hospitals where Dr. Appel has admitting privileges

Florida Medical Center
5000 W Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
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