Christopher Andrews has spent his entire professional career in the United States Navy, with the present honor of serving as a Commander in a deployable Marine Corps Unit in California.
Dr. Andrews graduated from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, and completed his Anesthesia training throughout the National Capital Consortium, located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Over a busy 30-year active duty career, he has served in 3 continents. Some of his deployments were in times of conflict, such as in Iraq and Haiti. Most were peacetime missions, include training exercises in Honduras, Thailand, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Italy, and Germany. Through these experiences, he has gained extensive experience in managing complex wartime polytrauma in a variety of austere settings. His has been awarded two Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medals and three Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
Dr. Andrews is also a well published author. His work include papers on topics ranging from combat related injuries to the treatment of chronic pain with methadone with implications for aftercare. His most recent research interests include use of opioid-free general anesthesia (he has personally performed >200 cases) and the evolving nature of resident and staff education using new technologies vs. standard textbooks.
Dr. Andrews genuinely wants to help candidates reach their full potential by becoming Perioperative Consultants. We are fortunate to have someone so dedicated to helping restore the physical and psychological health of nation’s wounded warriors join our staff.