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Caroline A. Andrew, MD

Internal Medicine

About Dr. Andrew

Dr. Caroline Andrew is the Director of Medical Weight Management at HSS and an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board certified in internal medicine, obesity medicine, and lifestyle medicine.

Dr. Andrew's practice helps patients meet their optimal weight loss goals through lifestyle and behavior modification, nutrition counseling, as well as the use of medications, with the goal of improving their overall health and sense of well-being. She takes a personalized and compassionate approach to weight loss, performing an initial comprehensive assessment and tailoring recommendations to a patient's specific history and presentation. 

After completing her residency in internal medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Andrew went on to serve as a chief resident in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and complete a fellowship in obesity medicine at the Comprehensive Weight Control Center at Weill Cornell. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Andrew has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at national conferences on the topic of obesity.


Internal Medicine

Special Expertise

Obesity Medicine

Patient Stories



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Director of Medical Weight Management, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, 2021
American Board of Obesity Medicine, 2019
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016


The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 2013


NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 2014


NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 2016


Comprehensive Weight Control Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 2018

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Andrew

Blog Posts

Selected Journal Articles

Andrew C, Umashanker D, Shukla A. Intestinal and gastric Origins for diabetes resolution after bariatric surgery. Current Obesity Reports 2018:7:139-156.

Shukla A, He D, Saunders K, Andrew C, Aronne L. Current concepts in management of weight regain following bariatric surgery, Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism 2018:13:67-76. 

Selected Presentations

"Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Survivors of Childhood Leukemia." Obesity Medicine Interhospital Rounds. The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine, Harvard Medical School, June 2018.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Andrew as of November 05, 2021.

  • Gelesis-Consultant
  • Novo Nordisk - Consultant

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Andrew in the News

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