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Andrew S Neviaser, M.D.

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Expertise: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Elbow Injuries, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rotator Cuff, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Fractures, Shoulder Instability Stabilization Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder, Tennis Elbow, Upper Extremity Surgery more

Research Interests: Rotator Cuff, Arthroscopic Treatment of Biceps Tendon Disease, Durability of Shoulder Replacements, Minimally Invasive Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures more


Dr. Andrew S. Neviaser is an orthopaedic surgeon affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital and George Washington University Hospital, where he is the director of shoulder, elbow and upper extremity surgery and an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery for the School of Medicine. Dr. Neviaser is board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He practices out of George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GWUMFA) Department of Orthopaedics, located in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Neviaser has clinical interests in shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder instability, total shoulder replacement, shoulder fractures, acromioclavicular joint injuries, bicep repairs at the elbow, tennis elbow, elbow fractures, elbow ligament repairs and shoulder and elbow sports injuries.

Dr. Neviaser earned his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, followed by a fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Neviaser has contributed to numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters. He is involved in research of the rotator cuff, arthroscopic treatment of biceps tendon disease, durability of shoulder replacements and minimally invasive treatment of proximal humerus fractures. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2005)


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus / Orthopedic Surgery (2010)


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopedic Surgery (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Resch H, Tauber M, Neviaser RJ, Neviaser AS, Majed A, Halsey T, Hirzinger C, Al-Yassari G, Zyto K, Moroder P. "Classification of proximal humeral fractures based on a pathomorphologic analysis." J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Mar;25(3):455-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.08.006.

Janssen SJ, Teunis T, Guitton TG, Ring D; Science of Variation Group. "Do Surgeons Treat Their Patients Like They Would Treat Themselves?" Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov;473(11):3564-72. doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4304-z.

Neviaser RJ, Resch H, Neviaser AS, Crosby LA. "Proximal humeral fractures: pin, plate, or replace." Instr Course Lect. 2015;64:203-14.

Neviaser AS, Benke MT, Neviaser RJ. "Open Bankart repair for revision of failed prior stabilization: outcome analysis at a mean of more than 10 years." J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Jun;24(6):897-901. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.11.036.

Neviaser AS, Flatow EL, Omid R, Yamaguchi K, Levine WN. "How to minimize complications in shoulder instability and rotator cuff surgery." Instr Course Lect. 2012;61:131-41.

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How to Diagnose Shoulder Pain. The Rheumatologist (01/18/2017)

When that shoulder aches too much to move. Science Daily (09/07/2011)

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