Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 603

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

(310) 423-9211

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Spitzer'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

91  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • 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
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Harvard-Brigham & Womens Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Penn Sch Med-McKay Lab
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spitzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Spitzer's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spitzer to family and friends
73 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (73)

  • 5
    (65)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Spitzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

Excellent, knowledgeable doctor, clear in his communications, caring about the patient. You can tell he’s an expert, yet his attitude is very welcoming, very approachable, and professional at the same time. The staff was very good, all friendly and efficient.
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Best Doctor at Ciders, I would trust another doctor to do my other knee replacement surgery.
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He is direct and thorough.
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The combination of Dr. Spitzer’s expertise and sincerity for your best outcome is what makes him the best surgeon and doctor you could find. His team is also the best.
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Wonderful doctor. Caring, kind and very capable. Book early because he is very busy and his schedule is filled months in advance ....
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