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Dr. Simpson specializes in minimally invasive and microendoscopic spine surgery and is a global expert in minimally invasive and endoscopic spine procedures. Click on the below links to learn more about his services.

AboutDr. Simpson

Chief of Spine Surgery

Associate Professor Harvard Medical School

Andrew K. Simpson, MD, MBA is the Chief of Spine Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in Minimally Invasive and Microendoscopic Spine Surgery.

  • Harward Medical School - Andrew K. Simpson, M.D. MBA, MHS
  • Brigham and Womens

latest techniques in spine surgery

Minimally Invasive spine surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is the latest technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one-inch-long incisions.

Microendoscopicspine surgery

Microendoscopic surgery is the most advanced and least invasive form of spine surgery currently available.

what our patients are saying

  • I was referred to Dr Simpson by a friend who had recent surgery. I had been dealing with a sever case of spinal stenosis that was creating leg pain and numbness. After our initial consult it was clear that surgery my best option. The procedure was a success and went exactly as Dr Simpson told me it ...

    - Mark K -
  • Dr. Simpson & his team were nothing but compassionate, understanding & driven to find the source of my back problem. He remedied my medical issue carefully & safely. My recovery has been remarkable, no doubt to the care. All this right in the middle of having radiation for my recent breast cancer di...

    - Marion WR -
  • Dr. Simpson is the very best surgeon! After months of treatment from other providers, I finally met Dr. Simpson. He recommended surgery and made it simple and the results are amazing. I have zero back pain after two weeks and know my problem was completely resolved. Dr. Simpson is also a great commu...

    - Peter S -
  • I had the best experience possible with Dr. Simpson. He quickly diagnosed my problem (severe back pain which left me unable to sit, lie down, and sleep due to a herniated disc) and scheduled surgery within 2 weeks. The whole process was quick, with frequent pre-op and post-op check ins and my pain, ...

    - Barbara B -

Video Logs

  • Andrew K. Simpson, M.D. MBA, MHS

    Dr. Andrew Simpson Discussing Endoscopic & Microendoscopic Surgery.

  • Andrew K. Simpson, M.D. MBA, MHS

    Meet Andrew Simpson, MD, Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


Spinal Endoscopy: Evidence, techniques, global trends, and future projections

Dr. Simpson’s work on Spinal Endoscopy was published in The Spine Journal, one of the premier international journals of spine surgery.

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Practice Locations

Chestnut Hill

850 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

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1153 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02130

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20 Patriot Place
Foxborough, MA 02035

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  • Harward Medical School - Andrew K. Simpson, MD, MBA, MHS
  • Brigham and Womens - Andrew K. Simpson, MD, MBA, MHS
  • Harward Medical School - Andrew K. Simpson, MD, MBA, MHS
  • Brigham and Womens - Andrew K. Simpson, MD, MBA, MHS