Andy Andresen, M.D., Interim Vice President, Medical Staff Affairs, GMC-DavenportAndy Andresen, M.D., ABFM

Vice President, Medical Staff Affairs, Genesis Health System

Area of Responsibility:  Liaison between Genesis Medical Center medical staff, which includes approximately 900 active, courtesy and allied health professionals, and the administrative team. Ensures that Genesis standards for medical practice are maintained through the ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support quality care, patient safety, clinical quality improvement, medical staff development and physician engagement.

Bio: Dr. Andresen, who was named Vice President of Medical Staff Affairs for GMC-Davenport in March 2016, added responsibility for Medical Affairs leadership at GMC-Silvis, and Critical Access Hospitals GMC-DeWitt, GMC-Aledo and Jackson County Regional Health Center in August 2016. He has served Genesis in multiple capacities for more than 20 years as a practicing and faculty physician. Most recently, he was Executive Director of the Genesis Quad Cities Family Medicine Residency Program. Before that, Dr. Andresen was its Program Director for nine years, Associate Program Director from 2005 to 2006, and a Faculty Physician for nine years prior to that. He continues to serve as the Designated Institutional Official for the Residency Program, chairs the Board of Managers for the Genesis Accountable Care Organization and is a member of the University of Iowa Health Care Alliance Board of Directors and Physician Leadership Council. 

He has been Chief of Staff at GMC-Davenport and a member of its Ethics Committee, was president of the Great Plains Physician Group, and served on the Board of Directors of Genesis Medical Group, which later became Genesis Health Group (GHG). He also served as Chairman of the GHG Retention and Recruitment Committee.

Dr. Andresen worked first with Family Practice Associates of Bettendorf from 1992 to 1997, and then at GHG’s Durant Family Practice Clinic from 1997 to 2005.

Dr. Andresen earned his Bachelor’s Degree in General Science from the University of Iowa, and his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Mercy/St. Luke’s Family Practice Residency Program, the predecessor to the Genesis residency program. He is certified by the American board of Family Practice and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Iowa Medical Association and the Scott County Medical Society.

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