Dr. Andrew Wassef M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon

Fellowship-Trained & Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon & Joint Replacement Specialist

Dr. Estess is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

Your Trusted Orthopedic Surgeon, Andrew Wassef M.D.

Dr. Wassef is an expert in minimally invasive and robotic assisted surgery. He has a special focus on joint replacements in the younger population. Dr. Wassef spends time teaching surgeons worldwide about how to adopt robotic assisted surgery into their practice and currently serves as a teaching consultant for Mako Robotic Assisted Surgery. He has an interest in revision surgery, complex reconstructions, and revision of failed total joint replacements. He received Vital’s “Patients’ Choice Award” and Compassionate Doctor Recognition from 2014-2018. Dr. Wassef is married with two young children and is an active member of the South Bay community. In his spare time he enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.

Medical Education

Board Certified – Diplomate of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Adult Reconstruction/Joint Replacement at St. Vincent Medical Center

Joint Replacement Institute / L.A. Orthopaedic Institute, Los Angeles CA


Orthopedic Surgery

University of Toledo Medical Center

Medical School

Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C.


La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA



International Congress for Joint Reconstruction

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

American Medical Association (AMA)


Long Beach Memorial Hospital, Long Beach CA

Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Lakewood CA

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Sports and Spine Surgery Center

Cutting Edge Surgery Center

Current Appointments

Orthopedic Associate Medical Director, Monarch HealthCare Insurance

Chair of Interdisciplinary Practice Committee, Lakewood Regional

Medical Executive Committee, Lakewood Regional Medical Center

Joint Operational Committee, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Medical Director of Joint Replacement Center, Long Beach Memorial

Associate Fellowship Director, L.A. Orthopedic Institute

Senior Orthopedic Residency Instructor, Lakewood Regional Medical Center and Los Alamitos Med Center

Honors & Awards

Vitals “On Time Doctor Award”, 2018

Vitals “Patients’ Choice Award” and “Compassionate Doctor Recognition”, 2014-2018

Resident Teacher of the Year, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010

Recipient – Biological Sciences Scholarship/Grant for research evaluating “clock genes” and the expression of period proteins using Western blotting and gel electrophoresis. 2001-2003

Recipient – Arete Community Service Award, 2001

Inducted – The Biological Honors Society ßßß LMU Chapter, 2001

Recipient – The Dean’s List, 1998-99, 2002

Our Patient Reviews

“Dr. Borden is addressing issues that need to be corrected from past treatment. He is compassionate and cares. His staff is friendly and efficient”

– Michelle O.

Our Patient Reviews

“Dr Borden was prompt and effective. His staff was extremely well organized. I have never had a shorter wait to see a Dr, especially one with such prominent recognition of his expertise.”

– Bob J.

Our Patient Reviews

“He is very professional and very knowledgeable. The staff was very nice too and I only waited about 15 minutes”

– Mary Ellen B.

Are You Ready To Recover?

Schedule an appointment to begin your recovery journey. We’ll be happy to walk with you every step of the way. If you can’t find an appointment that fits your schedule, please call the office and we can try to accommodate you.

Torrance – 310-375-8700 | El Segundo – 310-775-2331

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Meet Our Orthopedic Surgeons

Our caring and skilled doctors are board-certified in orthopedic surgery, pain management, nonsurgical spine treatments, and more. All treatments are fully personalized for each patient.

Peter S. Borden, M.D.

Dr. Peter Borden is an Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

Allyson A. Estess, M.D.

Dr. Allyson Estess is an Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

Andrew J. Wassef, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Wassef is an Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist.

Remi Ajiboye, M.D.

Dr. Remi Ajiboye is an Orthopedic surgeon and spine/back condition specialist.

Eric Larson, M.D.

Dr. Eric Larson is an Orthopedic surgeon and hand/microvascular surgery specialist.