About Andrew Catanzaro
Dr. Andy Catanzaro is a board certified Infectious Disease physician who joined Adventist HealthCare, Washington Adventist Hospital in April 2013 and Adventist Medical Group in 2014. Currently he is the Director of Infectious Diseases, the Chair of the Infection Prevention Committee and the Chair of the Antibiotic Stewardship Committee.
He also serves as a voting member of the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Institutional Biosafety Committee.
Dr. Catanzaro trained at Georgetown University Hospital and the National Institutes of Health. He conducted research and published several articles with the Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Additionally, he has worked with the development of vaccines for HIV, smallpox and ebola. He has also worked on non-chemotherapy immune modifying agents as treatment for Kaposi’s Sarcoma.
Prior to joining Washington Adventist Hospital, he was responsible for Infection Prevention at Unity Health Care where he also cared for patients with HIV and Hepatitis C at four of Unity's clinics and the Washington, D.C. Department of Corrections.
Dr. Catanzaro is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Health Care Sciences at George Washington University. He enjoys gardening, exercise and reading. He sees inpatients at Washington Adventist Hospital and outpatients at the Adventist Medical Group office in Takoma Park.
Dr. Andrew Cantanzaro is an affiliate of the GW Medical Faculty Associates.