G. Andy Brien, Jr., MD

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G. Andy Brien, Jr., MD

Sports Medicine


Dr. Brien, a native of Mendenhall, is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Belhaven College, before attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha and was also awarded the Most Outstanding Orthopedic Medical Student. Dr. Brien then completed a sports medicine fellowship in Texas at Baylor College of Medicine and was able to assist in the care of the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and various collegiate athletes. Dr. Brien holds a Board Certification by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, as well as a subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine.

Dr. Brien specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, knee and elbow – to include ACL and meniscus tears, cartilage injuries, rotator cuff and labral tears, and various other sports-related injuries. According to many of Dr. Brien’s patients, he is known for his compassion and accuracy while taking care of his patients. Outside of work, Dr. Brien is a devoted husband and father of three beautiful kids.

Organizations & Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Mississippi Orthopaedic Society
  • Jackson Orthopaedic Society

Education:

  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    Jackson, Mississippi
    MD., May 2003
    Aug 1999-May 2003
  • Belhaven College
    Jackson, Mississippi
    B.S. Accounting, May 1998

Honors/ Scholarships:

  • Graduated-Alpha Omega Alpha May 2003 University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • Graduated -Magna Cum Laude May 1998 Belhaven College
  • Donald T. Imrie Award May 2003 Most Outstanding Orthopedic Medical Student University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • Zimmer AOA Leadership Conference June 2007

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Internship:

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery Jackson, Mississippi : July, 2003-June, 2004

Residency:

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery Jackson, Mississippi : July, 2004-July, 2008

Fellowships:

  • Baylor Sports Medicine Fellowship Department of Orthopedic Surgery Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX : August, 2008 – July, 2009
  • AO International Fellowship Trauma Hospital Klagenfurt Klagenfurt, Austria : January – February, 2007

Licensure:

  • Mississippi State Medical License – 2009 : 2003 – Present
  • Texas State Medical License : 2008 – Present

Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons Part I : July, 2008 – Passed
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons Part II : July, 2011 – Passed
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination :Step I: June, 2001-Passed
    Step II: June, 2002-Passed
    Step III: August, 2005-Passed
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support : September, 2003
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support : October, 2002
  • Basic Life Support :October, 2001
    April,2008