Andrew grew up in South Wales. He graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine in Cardiff. He undertook specialist training in orthopaedic surgery in the North of England and at the same time completed a masters degree in orthopaedic engineering. He spent a year in the advanced training post in hand surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Selly Oak Hospital where he was involved in treating injured soldiers repatriated from the conflict in Iraq.
He became a consultant orthopaedic and hand surgeon at University Hospital of North Durham in 2006. During his time in Durham he took the lead in hand surgery training for specialist trainees in orthopaedics in the Northern Region. In addition, he has set up a research project in conjunction with Newcastle University in order to study the biomechanics of wrist fractures. In October 2009 he became Consultant Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.
He is currently involved in developing a countywide hand surgery service in Worcestershire. Andrew is experienced in treating all aspects of hand surgery including tendon surgery and nerve surgery. He has a particular interest in wrist surgery including keyhole surgery and ligament reconstruction.