Dr. Andrew Brooks, MD

Dr. Andrew Brooks, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Brooks, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Vacaville, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

NorthBay Center for Orthopedics

1010 Nut Tree Rd Ste 200

Vacaville, CA 95687
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Brooks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "Becoming an orthopedic surgeon has been my lifelong dream because it allows me to combine my two passions, medicine and sports. Having been involved in sports all of my life has given me a unique perspective on the impact injuries can have on anyone at any age. Athletic injuries often lead to chronic problems, including chronic pain and the development of arthritis. I specialize in returning these individuals to their active lifestyle, whether it involves ligament reconstruction or joint replacement. The advances in orthopedic surgery over the past 50 years have led to highly successful procedures which have dramatically improved patients' lives. Some of the procedures I perform include total and partial knee replacement, hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy, cartilage transfer and restoration and realignment procedures. I practice at NorthBay Healthcare because the administration has demonstrated that they are truly interested in developing one of the most comprehensive and successful orthopedic programs in Northern California. The Joint Replacement Program at VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville is just one example of a successful program. It is very popular with my patients and has a very knowledgeable staff who are focused on their patients' recovery. The advice I give my patients is to get and stay as healthy as you can. Eat a healthy diet and exercise often. Just about everyone can and should get involved in some kind of physical activity, whether walking, bike riding, dancing or skiing. If joint pain is keeping you from exercise, it's time to visit an orthopedic surgeon. Remember: A body in motion, stays in motion."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "Dr. Brooks works to return patients to their active lifestyle. He believes that if they can, a person should be as healthy and active as they can to maintain a positive wellbeing."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

73  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • UNIV OF OK COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Ar College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
20 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Brooks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Brooks and the Joint Replacement Program at NorthBay Healthcare has included practically everything you need to be successful patient in the program. They give you straight-forward practical advice on what to expect from your procedure and how to prepare yourself and your home for you to...more
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His staff and hospital team were excellent with help, information and caring before during and after my surgery. The expertise of everyone was evident from the time of my first visit through the surgery and weeks after with daily follow ups by Dr. Brooks. Any question I had was encouraged to be...more
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Dr Brooks and his staff are excellent. I had a double knee replacement and my case was extremely difficult. He not only performed an extraordinary surgery (both) but also provided amazing support. Dr Brooks also has a wonderful bedside manner. He’s honest and direct in a caring manner. I would...more
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I have just had hip replacement surgery 2 weeks ago and I’ve been totally at ease with the procedure and have total confusion the doctors and staff at DrAnndrew Brooks office would recommend him for anybody needing this kind of surgery.
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My experience with Dr. Brooks and team has been pleasant through out. I would definitely recommend Dr. Brooks
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