Suburban Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine Surgeons, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeons

  • 11701 Livingston Rd Fort Washington, MD 20744-5126 (301) 292-7440

Doctors in Suburban Orthopaedics

  • Dr. Samir N Azer, MD
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, Sports Medicine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Suburban Orthopaedics Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 7 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Suburban Orthopaedics when asked is good. Suburban Orthopaedics has been reviewed by 7 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Suburban Orthopaedics as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Suburban Orthopaedics Summary


  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Ain Shams University
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Christiana Care Health Services

Hospital Affiliations

  • Southern Maryland Hospital
  • Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Fort Washington Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic


  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Surgeon
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • Unicare
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • CareFirst
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Suburban Orthopaedics that specializes in orthopaedic surgery.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Suburban Orthopaedics Details

1 is board certified
1 is an award winner
1 has a fellowship
17 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on
1 is male
3.29 average overall rating
3 different specialties

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