Dr. Andrew Burgess is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth). He is the vice chairman of orthopedic surgery and also serves as the chief of Orthopedic Trauma at McGovern Medical School.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Burgess specializes in Orthopedic Trauma with an emphasis on the management of complex orthopedic injuries, limb reconstruction, and pelvis and lower extremity fractures and dislocations.
He has been actively involved in the education and training of future trauma surgeons, holding teaching positions at esteemed institutions including Johns Hopkins University and Pennsylvania State College of Medicine before joining the faculty at the McGovern Medical School.
Albany Medical College, 1975
Albany Medical Center, 1979
University of Maryland Medical System, 1982
2007 Landstuhl Scholar, Red Cross Landstuhl Germany Visiting Surgeon: Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany
2003 – 2004 Teacher of the Year: Orthopaedic Teaching Award; John Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2003 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Kappa Delta Ann Doner Vaughn Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Research
2002 Teacher of the Year: University of Maryland, Department of Orthopaedics
1991 University of Maryland Orthopaedic Teaching Award
1989 The John Hopkins Orthopaedic Residency Teaching Award