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Dr. Richard Andrassy, MD

Pediatric Surgery

General Surgery

Dr. Richard Andrassy earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and completed an internship and residency at Wilford Hall Medical College, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He finished a second residency in pediatric surgery at the University of Southern California and a fell...

Dr. Richard Andrassy earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and completed an internship and residency at Wilford Hall Medical College, Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He finished a second residency in pediatric surgery at the University of Southern California and a fellowship in pediatric surgical oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery, Dr. Andrassy’s clinical interests include abdominal wall reconstruction, hernias, and thyroid and parathyroid disease.  In practice since 1980, he treats patients of all ages and speaks Spanish.

Dr. Andrassy is professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, where he holds the Denton A. Cooley, MD, Chair in Surgery and the Jack H. Mayfield, M.D., Distinguished University Chair in Surgery. He has been recognized with the 2009 Arnold M. Salzberg Mentorship Award, the 2006 Houston Surgical Distinguished Surgeon of the Year, and numerous UTHealth Dean's Teaching Excellence Awards.

A Memorial-area resident, Dr. Andrassy is married to a physician and has three daughters and six grandchildren. His favorite leisure-time interests are golf, hunting and his grandkids.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 892-5500

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

Medical College of Virginia 1972

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 1980

Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Wilford Hall Medical Center 1977

PCP Number

100000023990

Clinical Interests
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgical Oncology
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Cities Served

Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Stafford

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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