In Propria Persona
Board-certified Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Andy M. Fine makes his practice in Littleton, Colorado. Dr. Fine is a primary care physician with a popular clinic, thanks to his focus on patient relationships and outstanding care. Dr. Fine and his staff believe that patients deserve the right to get to know their healthcare providers, and building long-term relationships between doctor and patient is crucial for communication, service, and good health.
With an extensive background in internal medicine spanning almost 20 years, Dr. Fine has dedicated his career to outstanding patient care, but he is also an accomplished medical educator, evaluator, and mentor for young phyiscians.
Dr. Fine’s medical practice is a full-service clinic, offering complete primary healthcare, including:
- Sports and school physicals
- Chronic pain management
- Lung function testing
- Urgent illness and acute injury care
Dr. Andy Fine began his education with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, earning that degree in 1990. From there, he attended the University of Georgia Medical School and earned his doctorate in 1994. He completed his residency in internal medicine in Colorado at the Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital in Denver, finishing in 1997.
Since then, Dr. Fine has been in private practice, helping thousands of patients receive top-notch healthcare from his clinic. As both an internist and primary care physician, Dr. Fine has the expertise and experience to properly diagnose a wide range of illnesses and health issues, giving him advantages over other medical practitioners who may have only specialized in one field. Dr. Fine chose internal medicine over other disciplines like Family Practice because he wanted to focus on adult healthcare and wanted the challenge of seeing more complex illnesses. Internal medicine coursework focuses more on diagnostic assessment and non-surgical intervention. Also, this type of healthcare encourages relationships with patients, allowing Dr. Fine to track those under his care for the long term.
In addition to his practice, Dr. Fine is also a noted medical educator, holding an assistant professorship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (located on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus). He is also an Expert Clinical Medical Evaluator for the Colorado Center for Personalized Education for Physicians, where he conducts competency assessments, post-educational evaluation, and education intervention for physicians re-entering the field.
Dr. Fine is a member of the Executive Board of the Academy of Medical Educators as well. His passion for assisting new physicians with their careers is unparalleled, and he has been able to mentor many medical professionals as they complete their education.
Ad Colligenda Bona
Dr. Andy Fine has a thriving medical practice in the community of Littleton, a suburb of Denver, Colorado. His medical clinic offers a complete range of medical services, from well visits, to vaccines, to urgent care. His practice is small, giving him the ability to take the time to get to know his patients without the rush of typical medical practices.
Dr. Fine’s clinic accepts many major insurers and government medical programs, and offers flexible payment options to make convenience paramount to the overall clinic experience. Accepted insurers include:
- United Health Care
Senior plans from many of those insurers are also accepted, including secondary Medicare coverage.
Dr. Fine makes it easy to connect with himself and his clinic staff. He offers extended clinic hours to help fit appointments into busy workdays. In addition to phone appointments, Dr. Fine provides an online appointment booking service as well as a handy contact form directly from the website. These are but a few of the ways Dr. Fine helps stay in contact with his patients, making the healthcare process convenient, friendly, and accessible.
He offers his patients many health guides directly from the clinic website. Informative articles covering topics like pain medications, food poisoning, allergies, and vaccinations are just a sampling of the prolific articles available. Dr. Fine believes that sharing medical information freely with his patients helps invest them in their own healthcare process, adding knowledge and ensuring strong patient advocacy for those who are under his care.
Ex Fida Bona
Dr. Andy Fine continues to serve his patients at his Littleton clinic. He also has a strong background in consultancy, helping to advise a number of prominent insurers on primary care algorithms. He spent several years with Anthem/Blue Cross and with United Healthcare as a consultant, giving those organizations the tools to better serve their clients, both on the caregiver and the patient sides.
He is committed to fostering strong ethical skills and business practices among new physicians by interacting with them in his roles as educator and as mentor. By focusing his efforts in this way, he helps to prepare new physicians for their careers, getting them ready to:
- Excel in patient care and bedside manner
- Manage business operations
- Deal with insurers and HMOs
- Continue education and research after establishing their own practices
He has even chaired several successful fundraising events in the Denver area, and found the time to give healthcare presentations during those events.
The clinic operated by Dr. Andy Fine continually receives excellent ratings from satisfied patients. He has been reviewed positively on such diverse online resources as The Yellow Pages, ZocDoc, and Google Reviews. With a HealthGrades rating of 4 stars, it’s no wonder his clinic is in such demand.
Dr. Fine connects with patients and potential new clients with his extensive use of social media. His Twitter account is very active, and he shares inspirational quotes, medical information, and health guidelines with his many followers. He also has a small but growing YouTube channel, sharing video content that illustrates medical procedures and links to other healthcare resources.