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Andrew W. Bender, M.D.

Hip & Knee Specialist

Andrew W. Bender, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hip and knee injuries as well as joint replacement and revision. He joined Shady Grove Orthopaedics in 1987.

After completing his Bachelor of Arts at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Bender earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He then completed residency training in general surgery at Harvard Surgical Services, as well as training in orthopaedic surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center. Following his time at Tufts, he continued his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

After completing his residency training, Dr. Bender obtained advanced fellowship training in reconstructive surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Bender is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

My Specialties

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Hip fracture, dislocation
  • Runner’s knee
  • Recent injury, fracture or sprain
  • Total knee replacement
  • Total hip replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Meniscal tears

Awards and Recognitions


  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Internship & Residency

  • General Surgery, Harvard Surgical Services, Boston, MA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA


  • "Top Doctor" in the Washingtonian Magazine 2002 - 2016


What our patients should know about Coronavirus (Covid-19)

We are open and seeing patients, both in office and via Televisits.  Call today for more information, 301-340-9200. All of our Physicians have had both rounds of their Covid-19 Vaccines.

At Shady Grove Ortho, patient safety and well-being has always been our first priority. In light of recent concerns about the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), patients should be assured that we employ the highest standards of safety and infection control protocols. We are actively monitoring developments and news regarding local outbreaks and will take further action if necessary.

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