Dr. Michelle Andrews, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Female • Age 62
  
Dr. Andrews
Accepting new patients

Mercy Health-Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

4101 Edwards Rd Cincinnati, OH 45209

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Dr. Michelle Andrews, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Andrews has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Hahnemann University medical school in 1985. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital and Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Andrews to book an appointment.


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Dr. Andrews accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
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Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
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Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
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Humana
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Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
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Sagamore Plus
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Practice Areas

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 91% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Shoulder Impingement Syndrome more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Shoulder Disorders more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Andrews treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Andrews treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Check Dr. Andrews' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Andrews' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Andrews' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Andrews

4.8

Based on 184 ratings

5 Stars
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She used to take time with her patients but since affiliating herself with Mercy Health Systems, the worst in the business in my opinion, she rushes through the appointment and out of the room. I saw her 25 years ago for scoping of both knees. 25 years later, I saw her for knee replacement surgery. She was aweful!
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Ralph in Cincinnati – Apr 12, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Andrews for 4+yrs. She has treated me for severe arthritis in both knees, & a meniscus repair surgery on my left knee. I am in need of a TKR next year on my left knee, & will use Dr. Andrews with no hesitation. As others have mentioned, she is a very caring doctor, & spends the time to explain all the options/outcomes with you. In addition, she worked w/ me to delay my TKR for a few years (vs. diving in immediately) to avoid a 2nd revision. Highly recommend.
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Jennifer in Maineville – Nov 15, 2017
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I have been a patient of Dr. Andrews for over 3 years. She was with me throughout knee injections in both knees and then total knee replacements in both knees. She is not only very professional, but also an extremely caring doctor. She is very knowledgeable and explains things so you understand what is going on, etc. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who is in need of knee replacements - or any of her other specialties.
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Joyce G. in Fairfield, OH – Oct 20, 2017
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While seeing DR.Andrews through my working career she treated me for my shoulder after retirement was doing good with injections of cortisone then I had an auto accident it caused me to have surgey she took great care of me and her staff are as great as DR.Andrews is.I would recommend her to anyone who wants the best of the best.
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Dottie J. Whitaker in Cincinnati, OH – Sep 27, 2017
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Dr. Andrews is a wonderful person and an eminent doctor. She has first operated on my mom's knee, and gave her back the mobility and confidence to travel internationally and even consider a Nepal hiking trip. She recently operated on my father's shoulder, the first surgery of his life. Dr. Andrew's outstanding bed side manners put him at ease and convinced him to undergo the surgery. The post-operative care and physical therapy really helped, and now he is looking forward to swimming again.
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Ioana Annis in Cincinnati, OH – Sep 22, 2017
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My experience with two knee replacements by Dr. Andrews , 2006 and 2016, has been remarkable. She is compassionate as well as highly skillful. Other professionals (x-ray techs, nurses, anesthesiologist) all remarked to me how exacting and careful she is. She explains what she's doing and why she does it, listened to the issues/concerns I had, giving me her total attention. I wouldn't hesitate recommending her to other family members or friends, knowing they would get expert care.
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Larry Brubaker in Bethel, OH – Sep 20, 2017
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My experience was with Jessica Pykosz, PA-C. I would go back to her in a second. She was wonderful. She was knowledgeable, kind and caring. I felt she genuinely cared about my pain and problem. She consulted with Dr. Andrews on my plan for care and it worked out wonderfully. Jessica was just the BEST! I would highly recommend both Dr. Andrews and Jessica. The whole experience made me very happy. Thank You, Donna H.
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Donna H. in Batavia, OH – Sep 14, 2017
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Dr. Andrews is the best! She has taken care of my shoulder, scoped my knee and done carpal tunnel release on both right and left hands! From diagnosis, surgery and recovery I have had superb care! Dr. Andrews and her team rock! Could not have asked for better!
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Linda Scherer in Harrison, OH – Aug 28, 2017
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Simply the best orthopedic doctor in the metropolitan area in Cincinnati
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Pedro trigueiros in Cincinnati – Aug 24, 2017
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She is probably the best doctor in Cincinnati. She listens to your needs and explains everything very well. She is kind, gentle, and extremely knowledgeable. I recommend her highly! Would not let anyone else work on me!!!!
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Linda Gates in Fairfield Ohio – Aug 11, 2017
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Dr. Andrews was my first choice for my left shoulder rotator cuff; she treated me for the same problem on the right shoulder 11 years ago with great results. I was able to get an appointment easily, completed the diagnostic work-up and had surgery. Her explanation and illustration of my shoulder problems helped me understand what would happen during surgery and why PT was so important. I'm now back to all my normal activities, pain-free-thanks to Dr. Andrews and my therapist Marie Clarke.
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Pamela Popp in Ft. Thomas, KY – Aug 08, 2017
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Easy to talk to
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Gail Gardner in Fairfield, OH – Aug 03, 2017
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Dr. Andrews is smart, caring, and a very skilled knee and shoulder orthopedic surgeon. She really cares about not only the surgery, but her patient's progress after surgery. The time she takes with patients is so much more than other physicians.
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cincinnati, oh – Jul 23, 2017
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My wife, Rose Mary, is in late stage dementia. When i talked opiate pain relief versus a knee replacement, She would not do knee replacement. Understood. Then she told me, "What difference does it make?" Obviously Andrews did not think my wife was aware enough to understand. On the way home, Rose Mary looked at me and asked: "Am I dying?" We are going elsewhere and are very pleased with the Tri-Heath doctor we see. Andrews does not deserve accolades, but need dementia education.
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Walt Schaefer in West Chester, OH – Jun 18, 2017
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Dr Andrews did a knee replacement for me. My results have been excellent. Dr. Andrews is efficient and businesslike yet I feel she is genuinely interested in you and your successful outcome. Took the time to answer my questions. Will have to have my other knee replaced in the future and I will be returning to Dr. Andrews.
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James in Cincinnati, OH – Jun 16, 2017
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Dr. Andrews is an outstanding physician and surgeon who has cared for me and my family for many years. She is always professional and caring, keeping you completely informed on your medical condition. I have total trust in her and would highly recommend her to everyone.
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Kathryn Bard in Cincinnati Oh – Jun 15, 2017
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Dr. Andrews is an excellent doctor and surgeon who has helped multiple members of my family with a variety of orthopedic problems.
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May 28, 2017
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I would recommend Dr. Andrews to anyone and everyone. She is very thorough, explains conditions in detail and is an excellent surgeon. She sutures like a plastic surgeon! No detectable scars after arthroscopic knee surgery and my knee feels great.
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Donna C in Montgomery, Ohio – May 20, 2017
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Reflecting on two TKRs in the last 4 years, I've come to appreciate Dr. Andrew's expertise as she saw to every detail of my surgeries resulting in two perfect knees! Dr. Andrews was not only concerned with the surgery. She educated me on my condition, treated me to avoid surgery, guided me in MY decision for surgery, helped me prepare actively for surgery, told me what to expect after surgery and what was expected of me for complete recovery. Now we rejoice together! She is a blessing!
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Marita Hartel in Cincinnati, OH – May 19, 2017
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Dr.Michelle Andrews was a second opinion,and certainly a happy one. After seeing another Dr., who will remain nameless, I was told I would need a total shoulder replacement. Still in pain I went to Dr. Andrews who recommended I do a series Vitamin d 3 and dark cherry juice to relieve my pain and swelling and come back and see her in 5 weeks. I was amazed how much better I felt both physically and mentally after 5 weeks. She is amazing and certainly not scapel happy. Thanks Dr. Andrews.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

WELCOME to my practice: I am a board certified Orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in knee and shoulder problems. We have a team approach and as a patient, you will be the most important part of the "TEAM". Your story is important to me. It will guide your care and help to choose the treatment that will work for you. Our goal is your Health. Come in for a visit. 513-671-0311

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1992
Cincinnati Sports Med
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Yale University
Internship Hospital
1985
Hahnemann University
Medical School
1980
University Of Massachusetts-Amherst
Undergraduate School

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Mercy Health-Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center4101 Edwards Rd Cincinnati, OH 45209
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital

Fairfield, OH

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

The Jewish Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)