Dr. Andrew Ellowitz, MD

Dr. Andrew Ellowitz, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Ellowitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

Personal Orthopaedic Care Andrew Ellowitz MD PA

4101 NW 4th St Ste 305

Plantation, FL 33317
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 93% of peers
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellowitz "Dr. Ellowitz is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who treats adults and children and has practiced general orthopedics since 1997. A member of the AAOS, ABOS, FMA, BCMA, BCOS, and Ft. Land Surgical Society, Dr. Ellowitz concentrates on hip and knee replacements and arthroscopy surgery of the knee and shoulder."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

104  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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60  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
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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

  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ellowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ellowitz

4.1

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
68%
(17)
4 Stars
8%
(2)
3 Stars
4%
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2 Stars
8%
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1 Star
12%
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I love doc Ellowitz. I had just did acl reconstruction surgery and I had s great experience and no complications. He has great bed side manners and he checks up on his patients to make sure that their okay and feeling good.
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Delray Beach, FL – Sep 21, 2017
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My name is Gerard Kamperveen and I felt compelled to write this review. It is seldom that I would take time and write about the job performance of a professional but the compassion ,knowledge and attention that I received from dr Ellowitz is NOTHING I had ever experienced before. Not only did he...Read More
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Gerard Kamperveen in Plantation, FL – May 06, 2017
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Dr. Ellowitz is the best not only is her surgery top notch but he has great bedside manner, which is hard to find nowadays. He did a knee replacement surgery on my right knee September of 2015 and at Broward Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale. His staff made all of the arrangements and everything...Read More
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Cheryl Cooperman in Sunrise, Florida – Jan 23, 2017
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I am very grateful to have found Dr.Ellowitz. With many problems and having seen many Dr's in 2 years and gotten nowhere. Within one week of my initial visit Dr Ellowitz wrote 2 referrals 4 x-rays and nerve conduction studies. it's one week since my initial visit and the extra x-rays have already...Read More
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Dec 10, 2016
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His office is a disaster! Went to see him two times and never actually got past the front desk! I wasted 3 hours of my life traveling to this office and never saw the doctor. They had an incorrect phone number for me and said I missed my first appt then when I rescheduled, I waited in the waiting...Read More
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Marie in Coral Springs, FL – Jun 21, 2016
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