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Gary Waslewski, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

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Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
158 Ratings
21 Comments

Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
Residency: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA

Dr. Gary Waslewski is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine surgery who has practiced in the Phoenix area almost 20 years. Currently, Dr. Waslewski is the head team physician for the Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Suns.  He spent fourteen years as head team physician for the Arizona Coyotes. Whether treating professional athletes or weekend warriors, his goal is to help patients return to performing and playing at their peak. As such, he spends ample time with every patient, exploring both non-operative and surgical treatment options to deliver optimal outcomes.

Dr. Waslewski specializes in surgery for the throwing elbow and shoulder, with vast experience in Tommy John surgery. He is widely known as Arizona’s leading orthopedist in complex hip arthroscopy. Dr. Waslewski completed fellowship training in sports surgery, including complex shoulder and knee ligament problems, at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute under James Andrews, MD. Dr. Waslewski’s practice treats all common and complex sports and weekend warrior injuries.

Areas of Expertise

  • Tommy John surgery
  • Complex hip arthroscopy
  • Football injuries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Labral tears
  • Knee arthroscopy for ACL
  • Meniscus tears

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Patient Ratings

4.9
Provider showed concern
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Provider explained things clearly
4.9
Provider included you in decisions
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Patient Comments

May 11, 2022
I always recommend ASMC to all my friends.
May 11, 2022
Dr. Waslewski is awesome! He is concerned, knowledgeable and an excellent surgeon!
May 11, 2022
Easy scheduling. Great staff.
May 11, 2022
Nice and friendly. Very knowledgeable.
May 8, 2022
I am getting old abs feel like I come to AZ Ortho for help with nagging injuries. You always deliver and get me back in action!
May 8, 2022
Dr Waz is a pro. Always takes the time to explain the situation and options. Clearly the best Ortho in the PHX area!
May 8, 2022
Staff and Dr Waz are always on point!
Apr 15, 2022
Dr. Waslewski was excellent. He listened to both my son and I and patiently answered our questions, spoke to both of our concerns, and had excellent bed side manner. Much appreciated.
Apr 12, 2022
I recommend him all the time.
Apr 12, 2022
None of these were large concerns for me.
Apr 12, 2022
She did an excellent job taking inputs to brief the doctor.
Apr 12, 2022
Doctor Gary Waslewski is an outstanding physician in his field. I recommend him to others. I hope he takes Medicare and Tricare, for my later years in life.
Apr 12, 2022
Fast, efficient, friendly. All very professional.
Apr 8, 2022
I've had 15 surgeries. Dr Waslewski is by far the best Dr I've ever had.
Apr 2, 2022
All good.
Apr 2, 2022
Call Good,
Apr 2, 2022
All good.
Apr 2, 2022
All Good
Apr 2, 2022
Well done! Courteous, efficient staff.
Apr 2, 2022
Waited several days before I could get an appointment.
Jul 25, 2021
Rock Star MD and awesome staff!