Andrew J. Wassef, MD

Dr. Andrew Wassef is a Board Certified Joint Replacement Specialist who is fellowship trained in hip, knee and shoulder replacement surgery. He received his medical degree from Howard University and did his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Toledo in Ohio. He is a native to Long Beach, CA where he was born and raised.

He has a special interest in revision surgery and completed his fellowship in Los Angeles at the Joint Replacement Institute where he was thoroughly trained on complex reconstructions and revision of failed total joint replacements. He also has a special focus on joint replacements in the younger population and is trained in hip resurfacing,  minimally invasive surgery and robotic assisted surgery. He became a member of the JRI fellowship program where he spends time training  current fellows. He is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Procedures Dr. Wassef Performs

  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Revision Total Knee Replacement
  • Muscle Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Robotic Assisted Hip Replacement
  • Revision Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Core Decompression for a Vascular Necrosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stem Cell Injections
  • Viscosupplementation with Hyaluronate
  • Makoplasty

Conditions Dr. Wassef Treats

  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Injuries

Education and Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Howard University College of Medicine
Graduated in 2007
INTERNSHIP HOSPITAL
University of Toledo Medical Center
Completed in 2008
RESIDENCY HOSPITAL
University of Toledo Medical Center
Completed in 2012
FELLOWSHIP HOSPITAL
Joint Replacement Institute and L.A. Orthopedic Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Completed in 2013
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOLS
La Sierra University
Graduated in 2003
Loyola Marymount University
Graduated in 2001

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focusing on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today.
He is also a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals.

Languages Spoken by Dr. Wassef and Staff

  • English
  • Spanish
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