Dr. Nigel M. Azer, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic 2445 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA 22206 Get Directions
(703) 892-6500

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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 injuriesRead more

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based on 31 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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in Dumfries, VA |
DR, AZER is really a great doctor. Before the surgery he explain every step to me.After the surgery on every visit he explained to me the X-ray and the progress of healing. He has great personality and very professional.
in Alexandria, VA |
Extremely competent and personable
in Alexandria, VA |
I would not be walking without pain right now if it was not for Dr. Azer. He went over what I expected of him, redid a defective surgery, and helped me to have a life again. I will forever be grateful. His staff is right on as well. Thank you all.
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • 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 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
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brigham Women Hosp Harvard University

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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Dr. Azer's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Azer

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Azer's Care Philosophy

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