Dr. Andrew DeGruccio

Orthopedic Surgery
Louisville, KY
28 years experience male

Locations

Orthopedic & Sports Specialists of Louisville, PSC

Louisville, KY

Address

9370 Cedar Center Way, Louisville, KY
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

5027629529

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kentucky

Carefirst Inc

CHA Health

Cigna

First Choice Healthcare

Great-West Healthcare

Health Net

Humana Insurance Company

MultiPlan, Inc

Sagamore Health Network, Inc

UnitedHealth Group

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Andrew DeGruccio is a board certified orthopedic surgeon practicing since 1997. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Medical School and did his orthopedic training at the University of Louisville. He earned his undergraduate degrees in Kinesiology and Psychobiology from UCLA. He has been active as a player and coach in Louisville area soccer leagues for over 15 years and has played on a USTA tennis team. He has also become a white water kayaker. His active participation in sports combined with his educational background have made sports medicine a special interest in his orthopedic practice. With an appointment as a Clinical Instructor in the University of Louisville, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, he places special emphasis on educating his patients, as well as overseeing their comprehensive orthopedic care.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

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339 Answers
213 Agrees
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be normal: Can be normal to have swelling in the knee for up to 3-4 weeks post-op from standard arthroscopy. Limit walking, continue ice and elevation, and cont ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest and patience: A metatarsal fracture will take 8-12 weeks to heal like most bones in the body. Initially, reduced weight-bearing, ice and elevation for the first cou ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily: I am unaware of any study linking the two.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. DeGruccio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DeGruccio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 19, 2012
Very thorough answer!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I've been miserable the past few weeks. Just beginning this journey to rehabilitating chronic severe double shoulder problems. Anything I can do at h
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thank you for the great response, this will help me to explain to my clients why their arms and hands are numb in the morning and the pain they have. i repair these injuries.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have been to two. One thought too unstable for soccer the other said he wouldn't tell me not to. How effective is surgery? Will it last?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL

Awards

2012 Talk of The Town Award for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction
patients choice award of 2012

Affiliations

Orthopedic & Sports Specialists of Louisville
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