Celebrated Army Surgeon at Walter Reed Medical Center Returns Home to WNY
Catholic Health is pleased to welcome Andrew W. Mack, MD, who has returned home to Western New York after an impressive career as an orthopaedic surgeon in the United States Army. He recently started seeing patients at Trinity Medical Orthopaedics, part of a multi-specialty physician network affiliated with Catholic Health, and performing surgeries at the Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Orthopaedic Center of Excellence. Born at Catholic Health’s Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston, NY, the Wheatfield native has come full circle.
Dr. Mack has extensive experience as an orthopaedic surgeon in both civilian and military settings, including his combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. He has been a valued member of the medical staff at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he also served as the program director of the orthopaedic residency program. In addition, Dr. Mack has served as an associate professor at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD.
Meet Dr. Andrew Mack
Throughout his career, Dr. Mack has had the distinct privilege of caring for our country’s wounded warriors at Walter Reed. As a White House medical consultant for joint replacement surgery, Dr. Mack has been responsible for the care of numerous senior military and government leadership in Washington, DC.
He completed his undergraduate degree at The Pennsylvania State University where he studied premedicine, followed by the completion of his medical degree at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Mack completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA.
Dr. Mack’s work as an army surgeon has garnered him numerous awards, including the Order of Military Medical Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medals for his US Army Service as well as the Master Clinician Award at Walter Reed.
“There’s something very special about Western New York and I have always kept the region in my heart,” said the Niagara-Wheatfield graduate. “My wife and I are excited to return to our roots, where I am looking forward to establishing lasting relationships with my patients through a lifetime of musculoskeletal care.”
A fellow in the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Mack is also a member of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons.
He returned to Western New York this spring to join Trinity Medical Orthopaedics and started seeing patients in April. For more information visit www.trinitymedicalwny.org.
Dr. Mack will also be on call for Mercy and Mount St. Mary’s Hospitals and will see patients at Trinity Medical offices in Hamburg, Williamsville and Lewiston.