Orlando Joseph Andy

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Born(1920-01-21)January 21, 1920
New Britain, Connecticut, US
DiedNovember 6, 1997(1997-11-06) (aged 77)
Mississippi, U.S.
Resting placeGluckstadt, Mississippi
NationalityItalian American
EducationNew Britain High School,Ohio University, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Known forPioneering Deep Brain Stimulation
Louise Murphy (m. 1960)
ChildrenMaria, Orlando, Patrick, John (Jack), Paul
AwardsPavlovian Society Award 1977, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha
Scientific career
InstitutionsU.S. Army Medical Corps Veterans Affairs Hospital Alexandria, LA, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Hospital Jackson, MS
InfluencesFrederic A. Gibbs, Warren Sturgis McCulloch, Ben W. Lichtenstein, Erna Leonhardt Gibbs, Rush Elliott,George Whipple, Wilbur K. Smith, William Strain, Jack French, Richard Buckley, Percival Bailey
InfluencedMarshall Allen, Subhash Bhatnagar, Ossama Al-Mefty

Orlando Joseph Andy (January 21, 1920 - November 6, 1997) was an American neurosurgeon with a special interest in behavioral, movement, seizure and chronic pain disorders.[1] He was a pioneer in developing electrode based deep brain stimulation therapies.[2] Neurosurgery at the University of Mississippi was established and headed by Dr. Andy from 1955 to 1979[3]. One hundred twenty-eight articles are currently listed under him on NCBI/PubMed[4].


  1. "In His Honor: George Mandybur, MD, To Give Orlando Andy Lecture | UC Health". Retrieved 2021-12-26.
  2. Orlando Andy, MD interviewed by A. Earl Walker, MD, retrieved 2021-12-26
  3. "About Neurosurgery". University of Mississippi Medical Center. Retrieved 2021-12-26.
  4. "andy oj - Search Results - PubMed". PubMed. Retrieved 2021-12-27.

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