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Susan T. Andrews, MD

Susan T. Andrews, MD

Dr. Andrews and Dr. Rickard were married in 1978 and have shared a practice in Murfreesboro since 1981.  They are proud of their children: Dorsey who is a physician in Nashville married to Todd Thorley, a comptroller for the state of TN, David who is a Microsoft developer and married to Erica, and Katie who is a French teacher and married to Daniel Larson, a database specialist. The joys of her life are her 5 grandchildren. Dr. Andrews is an avid tennis player and enjoys gardening with her husband.  As an advocate for education, she has been privileged to serve on the Murfreesboro City School Board.  She is a national speaker and mentor for others interested in electronic medical records, Patient-Centered Medical Homes as well as quality.  Family Practice Partners has been featured several times in national publications for its state-of-the-art use of computerized records.  Most of all, she feels privileged to care for patients in all stages of life and feels they are a part of her family.

Office Location(s):

Family Practice Partners- Dr. Andrews and Dr. Rickard

515 East Bell Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee   37130
Location Phone: 615-890-9191
Location Fax: 615-890-2200

Accepting new patients:
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Primary Specialty:
Family Medicine

Medical Education:
Vanderbilt Medical School : 1978
Dr. Susan Andrews attended Vanderbilt Medical School as a Justin Potter Scholar, graduating in 1978.

PreMed Education:
Duke University, AB : 1974

Family Practice Residency : 1981
Dr. Andrews completed a three year residency in Family Medicine in 1981 at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston where one of the first computerized records was instituted.

Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians : 1987
Dr. Andrews received a fellowship in the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1987.

Other Certifications:
Certified Medical Director : 1992

Board Certifications:
ABFM : 1981
Dr. Andrews is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.   To maintain her certification since 1981, she has completed 300 hours of continuing education, confirmed quality practice, and passed an exam every 7 years.

In Practice Since:

American Academy of Family Physicians : 1981

Honors and Awards:
Excellence in Education Honoree : 2015
Murfreesboro City Schools as part of their fund raiser for their foundation honored Dr. Andrews for her 16 years of service on the Murfreesboro City School Board and for her contributions to the community in general.
President, Stones River Medical Society : 1994

Justin Potter Scholar : 1974-1978

This artice appeared in Patient Care in 2003:
Enhancing Your Practice: The Pitfalls and Benefits of Electronic Medical Records
Family Practice Partners was featured in AAFP News Now:
EMR Improves Workflow, Patient Care