Accessibility Tools
Dr. Andrew Cleveland

Dr. Andrew Cleveland

Board Certified Spine Surgeon


Adult and adolescent spine surgery; cervical, thoracic, lumbosacral; degenerative, revision surgery, complex spine surgery, deformity correction, cervical and lumbar arthroplasty


AOSpine Global Spine Diploma Program

  • Fellowship: Orthopaedic Spine surgery
    • University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
  • Internship & Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery
    • William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
    • Raymond J. Bagg, M.D. award for excellence in residency training
  • Medical School
    • Uniformed University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    • Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society
  • Undergraduate
    • B.S in integrative biology
    • B.A. in economics
    • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Military Service

  • U.S. Army, retired Lieutenant Colonel (O-5)
  • Afghanistan combat veteran

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, AOSpine
  • Member, North American Spine Society

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Andrew J. Schoenfeld, Ronald L. Newcomb, Mark P. Pallis, Andrew W. Cleveland III, Jose A. Serrano, Julia O. Bader, Brian R. Waterman, Philip J. Belmont. Characterization of spinal injuries sustained by American service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan: a study of 2,089 instances of spine trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 1 Apr 2013. PMID# 23511153.
  2. Andrew J. Schoenfeld, Paul Carey, Andrew W. Cleveland III, Julia Bader, Christopher Bono. Patient factors, comorbidities, and surgical characteristics that increase mortality and complication risk after spinal arthrodesis: a prognostic study based on 5,887 patients. The Spine Journal. 9 April 2013. PMID# 23578986.
  3. Andrew Cleveland, Miguel Pirela-Cruz. Acute compartment syndrome of the upper extremity secondary to blunt trauma that resulted in closed disruption of an arteriovenous fistula in the absence of fracture. JBJS Case Connector. 24 April 2013.
  4. Andrew Cleveland, Amr Abdelgawad, Jonathan Cook, Miguel Pirela-Cruz. Use of indocyanine green fluorescent dye video angiography in orthopaedic lower extremity trauma: a pilot study. JSOA. Winter 2013; 22(4):310-5. PMID# 24393191.
  5. John Heflin, Andrew Cleveland, John Smith. Rib-based distraction in the treatment of early-onset scoliosis associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 in the young child. Spine Deformity. #3 (2015) 239-245.
  6. Andrew Cleveland, Josh Herzog, Pedro Caram. The occupational impact of single-level cervical disc arthroplasty in an active duty military population. Military Medicine. Nov 2015, Vol.180, No.11, pp.1196-1198. PMID# 26540713.
  7. Andrew Cleveland, Josh Herzog, Pedro Caram. The occupational impact of multilevel cervical disease treated with hybrid cervical disc arthroplasty in an active duty military population. JSOA. Summer 2016; 25(2):110-3. PMID# 27518296.
  8. Nicholas J. Zarkadis, Andrew Cleveland, Nicholas Kusnezov, John Dunn, Pedro Caram, Joshua Herzog. Outcomes following multilevel cervical disc arthroplasty in the young active population. Military Medicine. Mar 2017, Vol 182 No. 3, pp. 1790-1794. PMID# 28290960.
  9. Andrew W. Cleveland III, Derek T. Nhan, Michelle Akiyama, Christopher J. Kleck, Andriy Noshchenko, Vikas V. Patel. Mini-open sacroiliac joint fusion with direct bone grafting and minimally invasive fixation using intraoperative navigation. J Spine Surg. 2019 Mar;5(1):31-37. PMID# 31032436.
  10. Mary K. Jesse, Andrew W. Cleveland III, Michael J. Reiter, Vikas V. Patel, Christopher J. Kleck. Transpedicular-transdiscal cement augmentation treatment of thoracolumbar fusion proximal junctional failure. Int J Spine Surg. 2019 Oct 31; 13(5):470-473. PMID# 31741835.
  11. Gautham Prabhakar, Nicholas Kusnezov, John Dunn, Andrew Cleveland, Joshua Herzog. Orthopaedics and neurosurgery: Is there a difference in surgical outcomes following anterior cervical spinal fusion? J Orthop. 2020 May 18;21:278-282. PMID# 32508432.
  12. Matthew E. Wells, Franklin J. Powlan, Steven C. Kieb, Nata Parnes, Andrew W. Cleveland. Combined incisional negative pressure wound therapy and subfascial suction drainage: The Suction Taco Approach. Cureus. 2023 Aug 16;15(8):e43577. PMID# 37719597.
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Logo
  • American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons Logo
  • AO Spine North America Logo
  • Advancing Global Spine Care Logo
  • Providence Medical Partners Logo

El Paso Orthopaedic
Surgery Group

3100 Lee Trevino Dr
El Paso, TX 79936

Get Directions