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Heart and Vascular Center
Watauga Medical Center
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
336 Deerfield Road, Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-9664
(828) 264-8144
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Andrew Hordes, MD, obtained his medical degree from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship training in cardiovascular diseases at Brown University’s Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, where he served as Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Hordes is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS).

Dr. Hordes performed the first internal defibrillator procedure at Watauga Medical Center, as well as the first Micra procedure, using the world’s smallest leadless pacemaker. He has participated in several clinical research trials and served on consulting panels for medical device companies. He is also a lecturer for medical students, residents, and fellows in academic teaching programs and cardiac device companies.

Before joining The Heart & Vascular Center of Watauga Medical Center, Dr. Hordes served at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, where he received the Teaching Recognition Award, among many other awards and recognitions.

In his time outside of work, Dr. Hordes is a concert pianist and composer, enjoyed building a replica of an Austin Healy 3000, and attended formula racing school twice.

American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE)