Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 55 years old

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Dr. Spitzer specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Corona, CA |
Dr Spitzer answered all my questions and instilled confidence with his knowledge of the knee replacement procedure. Post op pain was minimal, and I was able to get through physical therapy quickly.
in Sherman Oaks, CA |
Dr. Spitzer is exemplary , kind, and super smart. I feel safe in his care and special as his patient. His team are at the top of their game. If surgery can be considered a wonderful experience, this is one!
in Beverly Hills, CA |
Excellent and prompt responses to all phone in questions, efficient in the OR, and great follow-up. These folks are the Pros from Dover!
in Ventura, CA |
Dr. Spitzer and his staff are the best. I have managed and worked in medical offices for many years and I can tell you there aren't many i's that aren't dotted or t's that aren't crossed at least once !
in Los Angeles, CA |
I LOVE DR. SPITZER,HE IS THE BEST,AND I AM ON A FAST ROAD TO RECOVERY...I LOVE YOU DOC,YOU ARE THE BEST. JOHN ARTHUR
in Lancaster, CA |
Called over 6 health care professionals. Dr Spitzer topped everyones list. My audiologist upon seeing my scar asked who did it ? she then said you went to the BEST. I agree. After two TKR's at 79 & 82 yrs old I can not tell enough people how incredible Dr Spitzer is. Words like brilliant, meticulous, knowledgeable, and caring toward me & my family . Pre op detailed .Follow up Excellent . Healing Excellent . In Aqua PT at 30 days with incision totally healed both times.10 stars if I could
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard-Brigham & Womens Hosp

    Completed in 1993

    U Penn Sch Med-McKay Lab

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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