Nigel M. Azer, MD

Anterior Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Outpatient Replacement

Nigel M. Azer, MD

Direct Phone: (703) 769-8493

Medical School
University of Virginia, 1996

University of Virginia, 1996-2002

University of Virginia, 1996-2002

Harvard University, Brigham and
Woman’s Hospital, 2003

Board Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Special Procedures & Techniques
Hip and Knee Replacement
Direct Anterior
Approach Total Hip Replacement
Tissue Sparing Total Hip and Knee Replacements
Complex and Revision Joint Replacements
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Cartilage Repair
Fracture Care

Arlington Office
2800 Shirlington Rd
Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22206

Fairfax Office
3299 Woodburn Road
Suite 480
Fairfax, VA 22003


Dr. Nigel Azer, a native of Alexandria, Virginia, is an experienced board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult knee and hip reconstructive surgery. He performs primary, complex and revision total joint replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, cartilage repair and biological alternatives to joint replacement. He is also experienced in general orthopaedics, fracture care, and sports medicine. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Emory University, Dr. Azer completed medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia. He then completed a total joint and biological reconstruction fellowship at Harvard University, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital. He is pleased to provide state-of-the-art and compassionate patient-centered care, exploring all surgical and non-surgical options with his patients. He is a fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has published and lectured internationally.

Dr. Azer is actively involved in the Orthopaedic Department of INOVA Alexandria Hospital, where he is the chair of the Surgical Quality Assurance Committee and a strong advocate for patient safety. He participated in Alexandria Hospital, receiving the Joint Commission’s Center of Excellence designation.

Dr. Azer is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending time with his wife, a family practice physician, and their five children. He is on the teaching team for Sunday school at his church and loves to put his faith into action. He is passionate about mission work and has worked in Haiti, Egypt, Mexico, and Rwanda.