Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Dr. Andrew Spitzer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(66)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spitzer to family and friends
4.6
based on 66 total reviews (29 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
    (58)
  • 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 (29)

in Sylmar, California |
Dr. Spitzer and his team are class 1, fantastic and in my opinion, provide the template of how medical care should be delivered in 2018. From scheduling, to appointments, to surgery, to recovery and to rehab. Team Spitzer stays in constant contact with you through email and any questions or...more
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My entire experience with Dr. Spitzer was incredible from the first time that I met him. I was very impressed that when he entered the room he knew my health history. I appreciate everything that Dr. Spitzer has done for me. I am a brand new person! Pain free!!!
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in UPLAND |
Dr Spitzer is a great surgeon. He explained everything clearly before the procedure and carefully followed up by daily contact with me. I would recommend him highly to anyone who needs total knee replacement. I am a physician and will continue to recommend him to my other colleagues. Thank you...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
I find Dr. Spitzer caring and direct, while being thorough and efficient. He understands each of his patients and treats them accordingly. Dr. Spitzer doesn't waste time but also makes sure a patient's needs are handled thoughtfully. Becoming well is a "team " effort and the patient is part of...more
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in Ventura, CA |
This was our third experience with Dr. Spitzer (both my wife's knees and now my knee replaced) over 9 years. He continues to be the epitome of state-of-the-art, professional and compassionate. He's a surgeon who does not "push" surgery on new patients; but when surgery is needed he is the only one...more
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Dr. Spitzer accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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