Andy is a Physician Assistant for Poole Joint Replacement. He assists Dr. Poole in surgery as well as independently treating patients in clinic. Andy works closely with the entire Poole Joint Replacement staff and is proud to be part of an orthopedic team committed to providing outstanding patient care. Prior to joining the practice, Andy worked for several years in general orthopedics treating a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions. After graduating from Idaho State University’s physician assistant program, he completed an orthopedic residency to further improve his clinical and surgical proficiency. Andy has worked in orthopedics since 2008 in varying capacities. Before turning his focus to becoming a physician assistant, Andy obtained a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a master’s degree in athletic administration. Andy is a native to Idaho and enjoys all the outdoor opportunities the state has to offer.