Dr. Robert Andruss, MD

Dr. Robert Andruss, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(25)
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Dr. Robert Andruss, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Saint George, UT. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

652 S Medical Center Dr Ste 400

Saint George, UT 84790

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Select Med
  • SelectHealth
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Andruss "I beleve in maximizing conservative or non-operative management when appropriate before exploring surgical options. I enjoy non-medical interaction with my patients and developing a trusting relationship."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bi-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Mini-Incision Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Air Force Genl Hosp
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andruss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Andruss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andruss to family and friends
3.9
based on 25 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Andruss' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in St George, UT |
After the front desk gave me an appointment for 11:55 and I showed up at 10:30 the girl at the front desk told me I was late for my 11:10 appointment and that I would have to reschedule because the doctor could not see me. I guess it's ok to wait on a doctor but not the other way around.
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in La Verkin, UT |
Dr. Adruss and his team are amazing. My hip and knee were in very bad condition after an accident in 1993. After 23 years, both were getting extremely painful, and I couldn't find a Dr. in the area that would do surgery because my case was so complex due to my previous injuries. I had almost given...more
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in beaver dam az |
I have never been to a doctor that actually took his time to explain everything involving my break in my arm. He listens and talks to you as a real person rather than just a patient. the entire staff was so nice and efficient.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Andruss accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Select Med
    Select Med Select Med
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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