Dr. Nigel Azer, MD

Dr. Nigel Azer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Nigel Azer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

2445 Army Navy Dr

Arlington, VA 22206

Contact Information

(703) 892-6500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Azer "Dr. Azer is pleased to provide state of the art and compassionate patient centered care, exploring all surgical and non-surgical options with his patients. He performs primary, complex and revision total joint replacement, minimally invasive surgery, cartilage repair and joint preserving surgeries, as well as fracture care, and treatment of sports related injuries"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care

1  Board Certifications

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

70  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture
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43  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Brigham Women Hosp Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Azer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Azer's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Azer to family and friends
36 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Azer's 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 (8)

Dr. Azer is absolutely fabulous!!! Several doctors recommended knee replacement. I suffered and put it off for years. I couldn't take the pain any longer, and Dr. Azer performed a knee replacement. - best thing I have ever done for myself. Haven't had a bit of trouble with it. To top it all...more
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Dr. Azer, is an excellent doctor. His bedside manners is phenomenal. He is a religious person an that gives me comfort knowing that he knows the word of God. I have had two total knee replacements. My knee was deformed, but now I am walking normal. Thanks Dr. Azer for being a great surgeon.
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Dr. Azer is nothing shy of amazing. He is warm, compassionate, knowledgeable and so very talented. I could not have asked for better. He performed a full hip replacement and I was able to get back to work less than three weeks later. I will be forever grateful to him and his entire staff for...more
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I saw Dr. Azer, so patient with me. I have seen over 10 Ortho doctors and they all never even had time to look me in my face to talk to me. This doctor (even tho I waited over 2 and one half hour for other things done) is such a blessing to his patients. He is a Godly man that really loves his...more
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Dr. Azer is a terrific surgeon. Down to earth, excellent at explaining the surgery and what to expect afterwards. I had a total knee replacement 7 weeks ago and spent only 1 night in the hospital. After 2 weeks I no longer needed a cane and I was back to driving! Dr. Azer uses the most current...more
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