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Andrew Ervin Wakefield, MD, FAANS

4.9 /5
196 surveys


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Neurosurgery, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Spine Surgery < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

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

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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.


Medical School

  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine MD


  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, General Surgery


  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine 1999, Neurosurgery


  • Cleveland Clinic, Neurosurgery; Spine
  • Cleveland Clinic - University of New Mexico, Neurosurgery; Spine

Graduate School

  • University of Connecticut MS, Pathology/Immunology


  • University of Connecticut 1985 BS, Pathobiology

Faculty Appointments

University of CT School of Medicine, Surgery, Assistant Clinical Professor

Professional Organizations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Fellow
American Medical Association, Member
Connecticut Pain Society, Member
Connecticut State Medical Society, Member
New England Neurosurgical Society, Member
Neurosurgical Society of Connecticut, Inc., Member
Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Member
Hartford County Medical Associates, Member


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Insurance Accepted*

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

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