Dr. Andrew Wakefield, MD

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(53)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Andrew Wakefield, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Windsor, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

360 Bloomfield Ave Ste 209

Windsor, CT 06095

Contact Information

(860) 688-1311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
53

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Univ Of Conn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Univ Of Connecticut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • John Dempsey Univ CT
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Conn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Cleveland Clin Spine Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wakefield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wakefield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wakefield to family and friends
3.8
based on 53 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Wakefield's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Wakefield performed surgery on my back in November 2017. I am pain free for the first time in 20 years. The surgery was a major success! Dr. Wakefield was cautious in his approach, first trying less invasive procedures. Only performing surgery as a last resort. He is very professional as...more
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Dr. Wakefield and his staff are very caring and provide excellent patient care. Dr. Wakefield explains how your procedure will take place and if he feels that he can not help you to become better for having the surgery he will tell you right up front. I knew right away that I was in good hands for...more
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I can honestly say that Dr. Wakefield is one of the best doctors I have seen of any specialty in my life. Took the time to explain things in language that anyone could understand. He preformed an emergency surgery for me. I would certainly recommend him to anyone in need of his services.
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I have only good things to say about the care I received... from the front office staff who were warm and welcoming, to the consultation that was thorough, informative, and not rushed in any way; the surgery itself, that was not the awful experience I feared, and was 100% successful; and finally...more
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I just had my latest surgery with Dr Wakefield and I've had a few previous surgeries with him. He has always taken time to explain procedures and options He even rearranged his schedule to fit my surgery in before my insurance changed. I trust Dr Wakefield fully and I recommend him highly. His...more
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