Andrews Institute Physicians


The provider star rating is calculated using patient reponses to the five care provider questions in our patient satisfaction survey. Below you can see the provider's star rating and the number of his or her patients who have provided feedback.

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Provider showed concern

Provider explained things clearly

Provider included you in decisions

Provider discussed treatment options


This was my final appointment post surgery and my overall experience was excellent!
Give them a raise
I have recommended many people to Dr. Anz's & I will continue to do so in the future. He is an excellent physician & he cares about the best possible care & outcome for his patients.
I will definitely continue with Dr Anz.
Doctor explained what is going on with my painful shoulder and what it takes to fix it.
[...] Awesome experience the first time, brought me back for another visit.
Dr. Anz listened to my symptoms, conducted a thorough exam, explained how the shoulder joint works and the suspected Issue/resolution.
Very professional
Dr. Anz was fantastic with me. I saw him to consult on a surgery and he gave me great confidence to try physical therapy first before surgery. I feel much more informed about what is needed to properly treat my hip. So grateful!
Doctor Anz paid attention to what I had to say and his explanation of my problem was excellent.
Dr. Ang always has time to explain things and inform me of any treatments. He always answered my questions. I have been seeing him off and on for over 10 yrs.and he is Excellent.
Dr Anz is excellent, especially with explaining options, very informative, and listens carefully. He is very friendly too.
Dr. Anz thoroughly explained my condition and available treatment. I feel very confident in my decision to move forward with surgery because of the complete information provided by Dr. Anz, which included an extensive color drawing.
Dr. Anz is the very Best
Dr Anz is thoughtful and respectively considers the total patient when listening and giving input related to prospective pathways forward for treatment. I am impressed by how he listens and gives careful thought and consideration to my input.
Dr Anz was great
I was impressed by Dr Anz patience with my questions. He explains things well and doesn't leave you wondering what he said.
First time I saw Dr. Anz and was very pleased with his evaluation, professionalism and honesty.



Andrews Institute

1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze FL , 32561
Phone: 850.916.8700

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Clinical Specialties
Sports Medicine Specialist

Clinical Interests
Hip, Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy; Knee and Shoulder Surgery; Knee Ligament Reconstruction; Rotator Cuff Surgery; Cartilage Repair and Resurfacing.

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
Residency: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Steadman Clinic/Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Vail, CO. - Sports Medicine; Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Clinical/Research Stem Cell

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Current Research
Strength of Lateral Knee Tendon Repairs
Mobilized Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair
Bone Marrow Stem Cells for Osteoarthritis
MRI Mapping of the ACL

Major Publications

Anz AW, Branch EA, Rodriguez J, Chillemi F, Bruce JR, Suzuki RK, Andrews JR. Viable Stem Cells Are in the Injury Effusion Fluid and Arthroscopic Byproducts From Knee Cruciate Ligament Surgery: An In Vivo Analysis.Arthroscopy. 2016 Dec 30. [Epub ahead

Anz Aw. Current and future stem cell regulation: a call to action. Am J Orthop. 2016;45(5):274-278.

Saw KY, Anz AW, Jee CS, Ng RC, Mohtarrudin N, Ragavanaidu K. High tibial osteotomy in combination with chondrogenesis after stem cell therapy: a histologic report of 8 cases. Arthroscopy. 2015 Oct;31(10):1909-20

Branch EA, Milchteim C, Aspey BS, Liu W, Saliman JD, Anz AW. Biomechanical Comparison of Arthroscopic Repair Constructs for Radial Tears of the Meniscus. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Sep;43(9):2270-6.

Scholarly Service and Honors
Resident/Fellow Award Winner, Eastern Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting; Award for Best Clinical Research, Wake Forest University Department of Orthopedic Surgery Resident Research Day; Charles M. Baugh Award in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USA College of Medicine

Current Society Memberships
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
International Society of Arthroscopy

Current Team Affiliations
United States Ski and Snowboard Association
Fort Walton Beach High School: Team Physician


Dr. Anz on the opportunity to work at Andrews Institute.

Dr. Anz talks about the influence Dr. Andrews has had on him as an orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Anz knows the importance of connecting with his patients.

Dr. Anz talks about always trying to be better and learn more.

Dr. Anz on seeing the big picture when treating patients.

Dr. Anz discusses ACL reconstruction and graft maturation.

Dr. Anz talks about how regenerative medicine research at Andrews Institute affects a patient.

Dr. Anz discusses how regenerative medicine may be the future of sports medicine.

Dr. Anz on how platelet rich plasma (PRP) can impact knee arthritis.

Dr. Anz on meniscus injuries in the athlete.


Rhiannon Sassman , PA-C

Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Surgery