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Ready to listen, ready to help Written by Luanne J. Hunt Photo by Gabriel Luis Acosta
r. Andrew Philip Corr says his day-to-day interaction with seniors has many more rewards than just knowing he’s helping them. Those rewards even extend beyond his opportunity to carry on the legacy of his late grandfather, William Philip Corr, who in 1935 co-founded Riverside Medical Clinic, where Corr practices medicine. For Corr, his main source of satisfaction comes from the stories told by his patients, rather than their illnesses. They have great tales to tell, he says, which continually inspire his passion to make a difference. “I enjoy helping people figure out Meet Dr. Andrew Corr solutions to their health problems and Born and raised: Riverside hearing all of their good reports when they First job: Newspaper delivery boy get well,” said Corr, whose father, William High school: Notre Dame Degrees: Bachelor’s and master’s of Philip Corr Jr., also practiced medicine at science in electrical engineering from Riverside Medical Clinic. “I got into this Stanford University; doctorate of field mostly because I like older people and medicine from Washington University have always felt connected to them. They School of Medicine, St. Louis Interned: Oregon Health Services have great stories, and when they share University, Por tland them with me, I feel like we’re really Family: Jennifer, wife; and a building a one-on-one relationship.” daughter, Caroline Corr was born and raised in Riverside Quotable: “I star ted out in my professional life not knowing what and graduated from Notre Dame High I wanted to do, but I knew I wanted School in 1984. Before deciding to become to help people. I eventually chose a doctor, he earned a master’s degree in medicine because it’s a very direct electrical engineering from Stanford way of doing that.” University. After working in that field for one year, Corr decided to change directions and apply for medical school. He went on to earn his doctorate of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed his fellowship at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in June october-november 2011 | riversidethemag.com | xx
Published on Nov 28, 2011
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