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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    • Settlement;2014-08-27T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      3.4 based on 39 responses
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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

      Background Check

      • 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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      • 0
        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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      16 – 30 minutes

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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.