Edward Andrews, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Edward G. Andrews, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in July of 2023 after completing his seven-year residency at the University of Pittsburgh.

As a resident, Dr. Andrews helped found the Alba Tull Center for Neuro Imaging and Therapeutics, a developmental research center focusing on the advancement of augmented reality applications in the field of neurosurgery. He will continue his efforts in this field as a member of the university faculty.

Dr. Andrews attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating summa cum laude in 2009 with a degree in neuroscience and ancient Egyptian studies. He subsequently earned his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in 2016, graduating magna cum laude.

During his medical school career, he directed the Future Docs High School Program, a pipeline program aimed at exposing underrepresented minority high school juniors and seniors to different career choices in healthcare fields. He also organized and participated in the primary tutoring services on campus, helping medical students struggling with course material and clinical rotations.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Neuro-oncologic neurosurgery; technology innovation in neurosurgery.

Professional Organization Membership

Alpha Omega Alpha
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Medical Association
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Professional Activities

Executive Director, Surreality Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Executive Director, Alba Tull Center for Neuroimaging and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh

Education & Training

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-09
  • MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2012-16
  • Residency, Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 2023

Honors & Awards

  • Joseph Maroon Aequanimitas Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2023
  • e-Poster Award, Pediatric Neurosurgery, AANS Annual Meeting, 2018
  • Physician Champion of Nursing Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2018
  • Magna Cum Laude, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2016
  • William F. Keller Prize, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2016
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2016
  • McClellan Surgical Honor Society, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2016
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Junior Inductee), Sidney Kimmel Medical College, 2015
  • Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
  • Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-09