Andrew Wurtzel is named Executive Director, Service Lines


Andy Wurtzel will assume the role of Executive Director, Service Lines and Business Development at DeKalb Medical.

In this role, Andy will have oversight responsibility for the Orthopedics and Spine Service Line, the Surgical Weight Loss Program, and Heartburn Solutions Center. In addition, Andy will be responsible for business development activities including physician outreach, physician recruitment, and new business ventures.

Andy began working in healthcare management nearly 15 years ago as a consultant in a government relations firm in Washington DC. He has held leadership roles at Partners Healthcare in Boston, MA and most recently served as the Administrator for the Orthopedic and Spine Center at Emory Healthcare.  Andy joined DeKalb Medical in June, 2016.

Andy received his B.A. from George Washington University and his MBA in Healthcare Management from Boston University. Andy lives in Decatur with his wife, Lauren Epstein, MD, and his two young children Zoey and Sammy.