Dr. Andrew Simpson, MD

Dr. Andrew Simpson, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Andrew Simpson, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Yale University in 2008 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Simpson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Simpson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simpson "Andrew Simpson, MD is a fellowship-trained, board certified, spine surgeon. He was trained by the world's best spine surgeons during his education at Yale Medical School, Harvard Surgical Residency, and Emory Spine Fellowship. He underwent advanced training in Japan for endoscopic spine surgery by the world's top authorities on endoscopic spine surgery procedures, and has published many scientific articles and textbook chapters on minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simpson "Specializing in Minimally Invasive and Microendoscopic Spine Surgery"

3  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis


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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Massachusetts Gen Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simpson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simpson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simpson to family and friends
30 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Simpson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Very good doctor. Excellent bedside manner and very Knowledgeable
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I am 79 and have had other surgeries through the years. With the other surgeries I did not feel as comfortable going in as I did with Dr. Simpson. He explained everything to me. Now that my surgery is complete, I am so happy that I chose Dr. Simpson for my surgeon. I can’t believe I feel this...more
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We had been looking for a competent spine surgeon to take care of our 86 year old father. After visiting with three spine and back surgeons, we were confident in our decision to have him as our dad's surgeon. He and his staff were thorough in explaining the procedure and answered all of our...more
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From my very first visit, Dr. Simpson put my mind at ease and I was confident I had chosen the right surgeon. His explanations were easily understood and he. took time to answer all of our questions and concerns. I am 66 years old and I had my surgery three weeks ago and I feel like a new woman....more
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This young man is a Super Star Surgeon. He has a demeanor about him that will calm any fears that may a person may have. Also the staff around him at Presbyterian were awesome and very caring and the one word they used to describe Dr. Simpson was meticulous. There are only 5 stars to rate him with...more
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