Meet BRIAN McAndrew D.M.D, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. McAndrew was raised in Philadelphia, PA. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Albright College in 1989. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and graduated as a member of the prestigious Matthew Cryer Honor Society in 1993. He subsequently accepted a residency position in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia in 1993 and completed his training in 1997 when he served as Chief Resident.
His love for medicine led him to return to medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. He earned his medical degree in 1999 and completed an internship in general/trauma surgery at VCU Medical Center in Richmond in 2000. He was selected for and completed a fellowship certified by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in general cosmetic surgery at The Cosmetic Surgery Center in Little Rock, AR. He returned to Virginia in 2001 and practiced there until 2015 when he relocated his practice to Massachusetts.
Dr. McAndrew is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, as well as the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a member of the Virginia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, and the Virginia Dental Association and Peninsula Dental Society.
Dr. McAndrew served an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2011 until 2015. He is extremely involved in organized dentistry and medicine and has held numerous leadership positions. He is a past-President of the Virginia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (VSOMS) where he was also a member of its executive council. He was formerly the Chairman of the VSOMS Office Anesthesia Examination Committee and has served as an expert consultant to the Virginia Board of Dentistry. He has served as a delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons House of Delegates and was a member on its Reference Committee. He was also appointed to the Board of Director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Political Action Committee where he spent time advocating for the specialty and more importantly advocating for patients at both the state and federal levels. He has also served on numerous committees at the state, regional and national level.
Dr. McAndrew enjoys practicing the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a keen interest in ambulatory anesthesia, dentoalveolar and implant surgery, pathology and reconstructive surgery, trauma surgery, and the treatment and management of medically complex patients.He also has an interest in facial cosmetic surgery. He lectures on many of these topics to colleagues and allied staff.
Dr. McAndrew is extremely excited to return to Virginia, the place he considers home. He is honored to join Dr. Lee and Oyster Point Oral and Facial Surgery and carry on its tradition of providing excellence in patient care. When not working, Dr. McAndrew enjoys spending time with his wife Melanie as well as with family and friends. He is an avid sports fan, and fitness enthusiast.