Andy graduated from St. John's College in 1987 with a B.A. in philosophy, and subsequently completed a B.S. in biology from Indiana University in 1992. He graduated from Indiana University in 1996 and completed residency in 1999 at Methodist/Indiana University residency in Indianapolis. After one year working in the community at St. Francis Hospital, Andy joined the faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine as an assistant clinical professor in July 2000.