Dr. Andrew Seltzer, DO

Dr. Andrew Seltzer, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
61 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Andrew Seltzer, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in West Palm Beach, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute

1411 N Flagler Dr Ste 9800

West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture Care
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Seltzer "Dr. Andrew Seltzer has been trained in the subspecialty of hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Seltzer performs total joint replacements of hips, knees, elbows, wrists and fingers as well as knee and wrist arthroscopy. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics at Nova Southeastern University. He has been teaching medical students, interns and residents since 1989. Dr. Seltzer is an avid golfer and is a lover of all sports."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Finger Disorders
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Wrong procedure (12/16/2016)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida

Education

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Usc University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Seltzer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Seltzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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JFK Medical Center North Campus

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Seltzer is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Seltzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Seltzer to family and friends
2.5
based on 33 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Seltzer'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in NPB |
This orthopedic office is like the puppy meal of Orthopedics. They overbook and do not allow enough time for each patient. The office and Jupiter is shabby staff is rude. Avoid it.
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in Jupiter, Florida |
Dr. Seltzer has to be one of best, most compassionate and caring doctors I have ever known. Two days before Thanksgiving, I had a sewing machine needle go through my finger and break off in two pieces inside. Dr. Seltzer performed surgery on Thanksgiving day to extract the pieces because he was...more
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in Palm City, FL |
I have been going to Dr. seltzer for 20+ years for one orthopedic issue after another he has operated on both of my elbows u. he has been taking care of my knee from shots to just recently total a knee replacement. His bedside manner is awesome as well as his staff as I am home recuperating from...more
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Middletown, CT |
Never saw him -after 2 hour wait I was told he had 5 patients in front of me. They double book to make more money. Glad I left after seeing other reviews esp that he operated on the wrong hand of one patient. Wow!!
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Naples, FL |
Very frustrated, I went to Dr. Seltzer complaining of inner knee pain and tremendous swelling. He took x-rays and insisted that I had bad arthritis in both knees. Per his advise I purchased a knee brace and had a series of 3 gel shots. Every visit I kept telling him that I thought it was...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Seltzer accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    SouthCare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Seltzer has admitting privileges

JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
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JFK Medical Center North Campus
2201 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
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Good Samaritan Medical Center
1309 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Jupiter Medical Center
1210 S Old Dixie Hwy
Jupiter, FL 33458
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Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
3360 Burns Rd
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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