Dr. Andrew C. Messer, MD

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Dr. Andrew C. Messer, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

5411 Beaumont Center Blvd Ste 700, Tampa, FL 33634 Get Directions
(844) 774-6335

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Dr. Messer is experienced in advanced spinal surgical techniques including, but not limited to the following procedures: Anterior Lumbar Fusions,...Read more

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Dr. Messer is the only doctor I will ever allow to touch my back again. He cured me 100% and I have no pain what-so-ever! Yes I recommend him to anyone who who is afraid to have back surgery. He makes it very easy and you'll be walking around the nest day feeling better than ever..
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Messer has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (8/27/2014)
    • Amount or Range: $400,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: Location not reported. Reported by Florida Department of Health.
    • State: Florida
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Dalhousie University Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Dalhouse Medical School

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Dalhouse Medical School

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Carolinas Medical Center
    Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University
  • Other Education
    Oxford University, Psychology/Physiology

    Completed in 1982

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Messer has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • Posterior Stabilization of the Pelvis, 1994
    • Evaluation of 3-D, Coronal, Sagittal, and Axial CT Scans as a Method of Imaging Acetabular Fractures, 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Messer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Messer's Office & Staff

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Dr. Messer's Care Philosophy

Dr. Messer is experienced in advanced spinal surgical techniques including, but not limited to the following procedures: Anterior Lumbar Fusions, Microscopic Disectomies and Kyphoplasty Vertebral Body Fractures. He specializes in the treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine including trauma-related injuries.