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About Dr. Andrew Garner

I have been a family practice doctor for 32 years, in Glens Falls New York. I grew up in the Midwest, in Ohio and Indiana.  I started out washing dishes in the hospital cafeteria, then became an Orderly in Bowling Green, Ohio in 1980 and worked my way up to a doctor.

I went to college in Bowling Green, Ohio and Medical School at Wright State University, School of Medicine in Dayton Ohio. I did my residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio in Family Medicine. I moved to Glens Falls, New York in 1990 and opened up a solo family medicine practice where I have been since then.

I truly enjoy being a physician. I count it such an honor and  privilege to be able to become involved in peoples lives and  being able to truly help them.

Education

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio - College

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, 1987 - Medical School

Miami Valley Hospital, Family Practice, Dayton, Ohio - Residency

Awards

Diabetes Best Practices Award for Patient Report Card concept, 2010

Doctors Writing Contest, Medical Economics Magazine, 2012

Certifications & Achievements

Board Certified in Family Practice by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1990
Opened a solo Family Practice in Glens Falls, NY in the summer of 1990

Obtained his Certified Physician Investigator status in 2010 and is actively involved in cutting edge medical research with numerous pharmaceutical companies – see www.adirondackmedicalresearch.com

Involved in practice-based medical research with the Practice Based Research Network through the American Academy of Family Practice and the AHRQ [Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality]

Clients Testimonial

Based on 20 reviews
Vanessa Renner
Vanessa Renner
2022-11-01
I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Dr. Garner and his team! Being new to the area, I was searching for a Primary Care Doctor that would help me get to the root of my health concerns. At my first visit I felt listened to, cared for, and respected. A plan was immediately set into motion. You truly are not just a number to Dr. Garner. I have never experienced more prompt answers to questions, follow up and overall genuine care as a patient - something I have searched for for YEARS. I am here to stay and feel confident with my health in their hands, something I haven't been able to say for quite some time now.
dody thorp
dody thorp
2022-10-21
John Broderick
John Broderick
2022-10-15
Dr. Garner spends time to listen and to know you as a patient and what your health goals are. He is a partner in your health and the direct primary care model removes the transactional nature of doctors visits.
Rich Elton
Rich Elton
2022-10-14
Dr Garner has been my personal physician for 32 years, and hopefully many more to come. He has never failed to give me excellent medical care and advice throughout this time. He has seen me through a number of medical issues, some serious, with good outcomes always. I especially appreciate the fact that he gives me plenty of time at each visit, and I never feel rushed. He also explains things very well, and answers any questions I have. I am usually able to get an appointment promptly. The staff is also friendly and courteous. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a compassionate and competent primary care doctor.
Cher McCotter
Cher McCotter
2022-10-13
Sabrina Della Bella
Sabrina Della Bella
2022-10-12
I love it here! I switched over and it has been wonderful. Dr. Garner is incredibly thorough and him and April make me feel very comfortable. Phenomenal primary care, look no further!!!
Laura Ladu
Laura Ladu
2022-10-12
Jeannette Buonviaggio
Jeannette Buonviaggio
2022-10-11
Dr Garner and his office respond in a reasonable time frame, best part is they will pray for you if asked and wont push you in to vaccinations.
Stephen Olson
Stephen Olson
2022-10-11
Dr. Garner is probably the most knowledgeable and compassionate physician I've ever known. I feel very safe in his care.
Nancy Van Voast
Nancy Van Voast
2022-10-11
A welcoming atmosphere. Individualized attention. Conversations, not just a quick review and immediate diagnosis.