Andrew Cathers, MD

Medical Director, UW Med Flight

Fellowship Director, UW Med Flight

Assistant Professor (CHS)


  • Undergraduate: Providence College
  • Medical School: University of Connecticut Medical School
  • Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - Med Flight


A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Cathers attended medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School emergency medicine residency program. He completed a fellowship in flight medicine with UW Med Flight at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics and has experience as a community physician, having worked at Beloit Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Cathers holds board certification in both emergency medicine and EMS, and he has been published papers and presented educational sessions locally, nationally, and internationally, including serving as an instructor at the prestigious UK Anesthesia, Trauma, and Critical Care Course. His educational interests include resident training, continuing education of attending physicians, advanced retrieval medicine, and airway management. He was recently elected Fellow of the Air Medical Physician Association (FAMPA).