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Wakefield, Andrew Ervin, MD, FAANS





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Accepting New Patients
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Back Surgery, Mazor Spine Robotics, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery, Spinal Fusions, Spine Surgery, Spine Surgery-Complex, Spine Tumor Surgery

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Surgery Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners


Cleveland Clinic - University of New Mexico ‐ Neurosurgery; Spine
Cleveland Clinic ‐ Neurosurgery; Spine

University of Connecticut School of Medicine ‐ General Surgery

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

University of Connecticut ‐ Pathobiology


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Wakefield is the best. I couldn't be happier with the out come of my Surgery. Top notch doctor.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Wakefield took his time and we went through my options carefully

5 out of 5 stars

Compassionate and concern regarding my recovery

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent care by all

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent surgeon who listens and is kind as well as extraordinarily skilled

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Always a professional and knowledgeable office. Explains things in terms I can understand. The receptionist is very personable along with the doctor and rest if the staff.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Wakefield is awesome. He is caring, thorough, takes the time to listen. Gives options

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Wakefield not only a GREAT surgeon but a gentleman. Twice he opeated on my back and at 79 I feel 20 again

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent care. Spotlessly clean, caring staff


Andrew Wakefield, MD, FAANS, is a neurosurgeon with the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute.

Board certified in neurology, Dr. Wakefield is an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Connecticut and has earned the Hartford Hospital Medical Staff Humanitarian Award and a 20-year award from the American Medical Association. He earned a master’s degree in pathology/immunology and a medical degree from the University of Connecticut. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at Hartford Hospital and fellowships in neurosurgery, spine, at the University of New Mexico and Cleveland Clinic.



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