Andrew McAllister, MD is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the art of aesthetic plastic surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at the Florida State University and went on to complete medical school at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. After an internship in the SUMMA Health System at Western Reserve Hospital, Dr. McAllister completed a general surgery residency in the SUMMA Health System in the Akron/Cleveland, Ohio area. During Dr. McAllister’s surgical residency training, he was honored with several awards. The Ohio University Outstanding Resident Award, Chief General Surgery Resident of Western Reserve Hospital, and the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Research and Education Scientific Paper Award to name a few.
After finishing his general surgery residency in the SUMMA Health System at Western Reserve Hospital, Dr. McAllister began a challenging fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training encompassed all aspects of plastic surgery, including hand, burn, craniofacial, wound care, micro-vascular, pediatric, reconstructive, trauma, and cosmetic surgeries. Dr. McAllister was chosen Chief Fellow of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and oversaw the training of plastic surgery fellows, general surgery residents, oral and maxillofacial surgery residents, and medical students at Hahnemann University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA), Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, NY), St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, PA), Crozer-Keystone Health System (Philadelphia, PA), and St. Mary’s Medical Center (Langhorne, PA). During Dr. McAllister’s fellowship training, he received national awards in plastic and reconstructive surgery including first and second place symposium presentations at the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Annual Clinical Assembly in San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, GA.
Dr. McAllister is highly respected for accomplishments in breast reconstruction after mastectomy as well as a wide range of cosmetic surgery procedures. He takes pride in his reputation as a compassionate, highly skilled surgeon and he strives to make patient education and empowerment a focal point of his practice.
Dr. McAllister is actively on staff at Sacred Heart of the Emerald Coast (Destin, FL), Gulf Coast Medical Center (Panama City, FL), and Bay Medical Center (Panama City, FL). While involved in various cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, Dr. McAllister also offers services at all three facilities in wound care, and also utilizes his skills in hyperbaric medicine at Bay Medical.