Dr. Cary Francis Andras M.D.
Orthopedist640 W Washington St Pittsfield IL, 62363
Dr. Cary Andras is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Pittsfield, IL. Dr. Andras specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Andras tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
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