Dr. David Andrews, MD

Dr. David Andrews, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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65 y/o
(15)

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Dr. David Andrews, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

909 Walnut St Fl 2

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross

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Top Care Areas

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

Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Andrews'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Glioma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Cornell Medical Center-New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Medical Center-New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andrews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andrews' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andrews to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Andrews' 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 (3)

Dr. Andrews has treated me for a brain tumor since 2012. He is warm, kind and caring as well as being an excellent surgeon. I would highly recommend him to everyone. He takes the time to explain everything. Never feel rushed. His office staff is wonderful. His nurse practitioners are kind and...more
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He operated on my husband twice. He did great both times. He is very kind. His PA lauren is so informative and always pleasant. They really care about their patients
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Dr Andrews approx 9 yrs ago did brain surgery on me, for Trigeminal Neuralgia. Although his bedside manner is a little dry(if you need a little more coddling he is not the surgeon for you), that wasn't important to me. I wanted 2 good skilled hands, that's what I got!!! My pain was called the...more
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