Wakefield, Andrew E.

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360 Bloomfield Ave.
Windsor, CT 06095

Last Updated: April 28, 2017

About Wakefield, Andrew E.

ANDREW E. WAKEFIELD, M.D., FAANS

DR. ANDREW WAKEFIELD earned his BS in pathobiology and MS in pathobiology/immunology from UCONN and medical degree and interned in general surgery and did his residency in neurosurgery at UCONN. He further trained at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque and also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Each year he returns Cleveland Clinic as faculty to participate in a hands on spine course.

Dr. Wakefield treats all spine conditions; specializing in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery to treat spinal disorders and tumors. In solo practice, he is also associate director of the Department of Neurosurgery and co-director of the Spine Center at Hartford Hospital, which he praises for a rare “true collaboration between intervention radiology and neurosurgery” and “orthopedics and neurosurgery”. He says, “Collegiality is what breeds quality. The patient is at the center of that collaboration {and it} optimizes outcomes,” He has helped organize and led 11 medical missions at the Hospital Nacional Daniel A. Carrión in Lima, Peru to perform surgery and train local physicians. Dr. Wakefield has lectured internationally at the Egyptian Orthopaedic Association, Cairo, Egypt.

MEDICAL SCHOOL University of Connecticut School of Medicine 

HOSPITALS Hartford Hospital, St. Francis Medical Center, Mid-State Medical Center 

ORGANIZATIONS American Association of Neurological Surgeons (Diplomate), American Board of Neurological Surgery (Fellow), Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Council of State Neurosurgical Societies (Northeastern Quadrant Chair) American Medical Association, Connecticut Pain Society, New England Neurological Society (Board Member), Connecticut State Medical Society, Neurosurgical Society of Connecticut (President), Suffield Volunteer Ambulance Board (President)

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360 Bloomfield Ave., Ste. 209, Windsor 

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