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Andrew Houchins, PA-C

  • Date Appointed: 8/1/2018
  • Primary Specialty: Orthopedics
  • Practice Started: 8/1/2018
  • Gender: Male

About Andrew

Andrew Houchins, PA-C is a retired (2018, Major) US Air Force Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant. Prior to joining Daviess Community Hospital, he served at Wright Patterson AFB Medical Center in Ohio.

Andrew served as a Staff Orthopaedic Physician Assistant in a multi-surgeon practice comprised of 5 Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1 Hand surgeon, 1 Podiatrists and 3 Ortho PA’s. He treats conditions ranging from routine musculoskeletal conditions, fractures, end stage arthritis, and trauma.

In addition to duties as a Staff Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant, Andrew served as Program Director for the AFIT Physician Assistant Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery. He provided hands on training in fracture management, treatment of routine musculoskeletal conditions, surgical first assist duties, as well as, a didactics component with Doctorate level testing.

Andrew also has extensive experience in both inpatient and outpatient care, as well as, Surgical First Assist duties. In addition to his Orthopaedic Surgery experience, he also has 5 years of Family Medicine experience and a collective 12 years of Operating Room experience to date. He has held numerous leadership roles, including direct supervision of staff and peer providers.

Insurances Accepted: ADVANTUS ADVANTUS, Aetna PPO, Ambetter Ambetter, Ant HIP Ant HIP, Ant Mcd Ant Mcd, Anthem Anthem, Anthem MCR Anthem MCR, ASCENSION/SMART HEALTH ASCENSION/SM, CARESCOUCE MARTKET PLACE CARESCOUCE M, Caresource HHW Caresource H, CARESOURCE HIP CARESOURCE H, Cigna Cigna, Deaconess Health Plan Deaconess He, ENCORE ENCORE, Mdwise HHW Mdwise HHW, MDWISE HIP MDWISE HIP, Medicaid Medicaid, Medicare MEDI, Medicare RR Medicare RR, MHS HHC MHS HHC, MHS HHW MHS HHW, MHS HIP MHS HIP, Patoka Patoka, Sagamore Sagamore, SIHO SIHO, Tricare Tricare, UHC Medicare UHC Medicare, Unitedhealthcare Unitedhealth
  • Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
  • Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Navy Sea Service Medal
  • Iraqi Campaign Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Air Force Meritorious Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • College
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
    Travis AFB, CA2014
  • Fellowship
  • Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship for Physician Assistants
    University of Nebraska Medical Ctr.2008
  • College
  • Masters Physician Assitant (PA) Studies
    University of Nebraska Medical Ctr.2007
  • Bachelors Physician Assitant (PA) Studies Community College of the Air Force
  • Associates of Science and Surgical Technology
  • Board Certification
  • NCCPA-1084952
  • NPI-1912159252
  • ACLS
  • BLS
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