Dr. Andrew Wassef, MD

Dr. Andrew Wassef, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Andrew Wassef, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Howard University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5750 Downey Ave Ste 308

Lakewood, CA 90712

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • HealthCare Partners
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wassef's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef treats Osteoarthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Wassef treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef treats Knee Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Wassef treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef treats Bone Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Wassef treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Wassef's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Andrew Wassef, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Howard University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Joint Replacement Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2012
University Of Toledo Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008
University Of Toledo Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2007
Howard University
Medical School
2003
La Sierra University
Undergraduate School
2001
Loyola Marymount University
Undergraduate School
2013
2012
2008
2007
2003
2001

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Wassef's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassef

4.5

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
85.18518518518519%
(23)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
11.11111111111111%
(3)

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Doctor Wassef was very good at explaining things and he thoroughly addressed my health concerns. The office in Long Beach is new and clean and the staff were polite and well trained.
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good doctor
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I was referred to Dr. Wassef by Dr. Madrid at Lakewood Regional om July 10, 2018. Immediately upon departure of Dr. Madrid visit, I attempted to contact Dr. Wassef to schedule an appointment for my Uncle who has extreme difficulty walking and getting out of a chair due to issues with his knees however the phone rang & recording stated,"Opertors busy,Please call again.."It is July 24 & STILL UNABLE TO REACH OFFICE! No way to leve message or email info.on web. UNPROFESSIONAL OFFICE!!!!
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I had total hip replacement done by Dr Wassef. The surgery went well. I will be his patient for life and recommend him to anyone needing replacement surgery. I love Dr Wassef he gave me my life back. Also Long Beach Memorial had the best Orthopedic wing and excellent head nurse.
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Dr. Andrew Wassef is a talented orthopedic revisionist surgeon. He has the skills, knowledge and training to handle complex orthopedic revision surgeries. He is a leader who works collaboratively with his surgical team including his P.A., anesthesiologist and others. He is willing to take on the difficult surgeries. He helps the patient prior to surgery to assist them in making the necessary lifestyle modifications to ensure a positive outcome. This may be getting diabetes in control, etc.
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Dr. Wasseff is nothing short of excellent. I'm in medicine myself and appreciate the time, professionalism, knowledge and communication that marks the best. He is experienced beyond his years. Thorough, warm, thoughtful and kind. He listens and responds with a comprehensive explanation. He is a welcome addition to our community
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Dr. Wassef is an amazing surgeon and I could not be more pleased with him and the outcome of this surgery. No question went unanswered and Dr. Wassef and his medical staff were amazing throughout the process and remain so. I have finished my physical therapy and the question I am asked the most is if I had it to do over again would I still have the total right knee replacement surgery? My answer is that as long it was performed by Dr. Wassef I would do it again.
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Dr Wasseff performed both Orthoscopic surgery on one knee and a total knee replacement to the other one with outstanding results.
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As my Father's Surgeon, Dr. Wassef was very professional, has excellent bed side manner, and always infomative before and after surgery. He not only performed his surgery, but gave him a better quality of life. I would definitely recomment him to anyone.
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Very knowledgeable! Explained in depth situation! Friendly, professional! Loved dr wassef & his staff! Put alot of time & effort to n ake sure my boyfriend gets the best care! Wish he could of done surgery! Glad i was able to meet him!
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Dr. Wassef performed a difficult re-do on a failed hip re-surface. I had met with other orthopedic surgeons who either had no experience with this or were unwilling to touch it. Dr. Wassef was confident and caring and did an excellent job. It has been two years and my hip is excellent, I never even think about it . I hike and ride a mountain bike regularly. I would choose him again for any joint replacements!
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Compassionite is a good word to describe Dr. Wassef. He is caring and personable. His knowledge and explanation of what was to be done were clear and put me at ease. Dr. Wassef;s follow up care was excellent. He is a very talented surgeon who healed me with precision and alacrity. His manner is affable and uncondecending. I felt heard, understood, and confident. I have been in the medical system as a patient for many years and Dr. Wassef is one the finest surgeons i have had the luck to meet.
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I have had two appointments with him, and the office has called the day of the appointments and cancelled my appointments. They ask for 24 hr notice if you need to cancel your appointment, but they don't give the patients the same respect!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I waited in the office for more than two hours the first time, then was cancelled on. The most disrespectful office ever.
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Locations

Joint Replacement Institute

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sun: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Cigna
HealthCare Partners
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