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Dr. Sher is an accomplished general surgeon who is well respected in the Bay City community. He graduated with honors from Baylor College of medicine in 1979. 

Dr. Sher completed five years of training in general surgery in San Antonio, Texas. He became a surgeon in 1985, certified by the American Board of Surgery. 

In 1984, Dr. Sher moved to Bay City, Texas and has been in practice here since. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Sher loves what he does and enjoys making people well. On any given day, Dr. Sher performs laparoscopic surgery, including hernia repair, gallbladder removal, appendectomy and colon surgery. He also performs colonoscopies, endoscopies, and breast biopsies.

When not in the operating room or seeing patients in his office, Dr. Sher enjoys leisure time fishing in Matagorda Bay and running with his dog Bosco. His greatest joy is his family; his wife, Karen, of 33 years and their three daughters Sarah, Lauren, and Rebecca. 

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Andrew Sher, M.D.

1120 Ave G  -  Bay City  -  Texas 77414
Office 979.245.5721 - Fax 979.245.1482


Preparatory - St. John’s School; Houston, Texas


BA, Biology and Psychology - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee


MD with Honors - Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, Texas


Surgical – University of Texas Health Science Center; San Antonio, Texas

1979 - 1984

Fellow – American College of Surgeons; Chicago, Illinois 


Professional Experience

Surgeon – Private Practice, Bay City, Texas

2001 - Current

Surgeon – Group Practice; South Texas Medical Clinics

1997 - 2001

Surgeon – Private Practice, Bay City, Texas

1984 – 1997


Board Certification – American Board of Surgery

1985, 2005

Instruction - EsophyX Device and TIF 2 Procedure


Course - Laparascopic Nissen Fundoplication


Course - Hernia Repair Utilizing Perfix Plug


Course - Hyperbaric Medicine


Instruction - ATLS Trauma


American College of Surgeons


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  By taking certain precautions, you may decrease your chances of contracting the Influenza virus. The first step to protecting one's self is to get a flu vaccination every year. Secondly, remember always cover your mouth while sneezing/coughing, and wash your hands as often as possible. Thirdly, try to stay away from people that are exhibiting symptoms, such as fatigue, fever, runny nose, coughing, muscle aches, nausea, and vomiting.

  The flu may last anywhere from 7 to 14 days and is extremely contagious. Therefore, if you start to experience any of these symptoms, it is important to visit your physician to be tested for the flu. If needed, your physician will be able to prescribe medication that treats the virus. This medication works best when started within 48 hours of flu symptoms.

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"home town" experience with " big city " conveniences.

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