Dr. Andrew Todd, MD

Dr. Andrew Todd, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrew Todd, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

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1615 Metairie Rd

Metairie, LA 70005
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas


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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Todd "Andrew G. Todd, M.D. received his training at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He completed a fellowship in Spinal and Scoliosis Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center in New York, New York. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the North American Spine Society. His interests include revision spinal surgeries, scoliosis and deformity, as well as degenerative spinal conditions."


  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • Boston U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Todd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Todd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Todd to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Todd's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Metairie, LA
I have a serious Degenerative Disk Disease problem and at one point was experiencing balance issues, pain in my neck and could barely write. Dr. Todd diagnosed me immediately and performed Posterior Cervical Fusion. He explained everything to my husband and I in a manner that we could understand...more
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in Covington
I had fractured my L4 while on Active Duty in the USMC and the Navy medical providers could not properly diagnose my injury for two years. It to being posted in New Orleans, an assignment in remote status, allowing me to seek civilian medical help. Dr. Todd diagnosed my injury from my symptoms...more
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in River Ridge, LA
My orthopedic referred me to Dr. Todd after suffering a year with lower back pain & the inability to sit or be active, plus a year of treating my pain with physical therapy, pain management injections/epidural & chiropractic sessions. My MRI was 1 1/2 yr., so he ordered a new MRI finding a severely...more
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in Slidell, LA
I've been seeing Dr Todd for several years now. I have a badly degenerative spinal condition and he is genuinely concerned about my health. To the one star reviewer, Dr Todd is well respected and in high demand. Unfortunately, he does have many clients because of that. Once you become an...more
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in Metairie
Dr. Andrew Todd is not a detailed doctor. I made an appointment which took several months to see him, and the appointment lasted 5 minutes. He tends to take on to many clients without the time to spend with his patients. He does this so he can make as much money as possible, and wastes the time...more
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