Andrew B. Nordin

Andrew Nordin

Andrew B. Nordin

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Surgery; Surgery - Burn; Surgery - Trauma; Surgical Critical Care - Surgery

Professional Summary:

Andrew Nordin graduated cum laude from Baylor University with a BA in Biochemistry and continued on to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine as part of an 8-year combined program. He completed his general surgery residency training at the University at Buffalo. Midway through residency, he completed a 2-year fellowship in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery Quality Improvement Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Following the completion of his residency, he performed an additional Pediatric Surgery Research fellowship at Oishei Children’s Hospital. He then completed pediatric surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.
Dr. Nordin’s clinical and research interests include pediatric trauma, pediatric burns, pediatric and neonatal surgical critical care including ECMO, minimally invasive surgery, and neonatal surgery.
Dr. Nordin is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at University at Buffalo. He is the Trauma Medical Director at Oishei Children’s, an ACS-verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center; he is also the Pediatric ICU Surgical Director and the Pediatric Surgery representative of the Vascular Anomalies Center.
Dr. Nordin is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the Pediatric Trauma Society, and the Association for Academic Surgery. He received the 2017 American Pediatric Surgical Association Quality and Value in Surgery Award and the 2020 Worthington B Schenk Resident Teacher of the Year Award.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital of Michigan (2023)
  • Residency, General Surgery, State University of New York: University at Buffalo (2020)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgical Critical Care, Nationwide Children's Hospital (2018)
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine (2013)
  • BA, Biochemistry, Baylor University, Cum Laude (2009)


  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, The State University of New York: University at Buffalo
  • Trauma Medical Director, Pediatric Surgery, John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Overall Resident Award (2020)
  • Worthington B Schenk Resident Teacher of the Year Award (2020)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2019)
  • Quality and Value Award in Surgery (2017)
  • Theodore C Jewett Gold Star Pediatric Surgery Resident of the Year (2016)

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Professional Memberships:

  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
  • Academic Surgical Congress
  • American College of Surgeons

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