Andrew Cottingham, MD

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Andrew Cottingham, MD

Andrew Cottingham, MD

Pain Doctor


  • Board Certified in Anesthesiology

Dallas-Fort Worth Pain Management Doctor Andrew Cottingham, MD

Dr. Andrew Cottingham completed his B.S. at The University of Wyoming and his M.D. at Louisiana State Medical School in New Orleans. He completed his anesthesiology residency at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Upon moving to the Dallas area, he performed all varieties of anesthesia including pediatric, neurosurgical, cardiac, vascular, orthopedic, otolaryngology and obstetric. He has been the Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at a major teaching hospital and the Medical Director of a surgery center in the Dallas area. He is board certified in anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Cottingham has been providing cutting-edge therapies around the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex since 1996.

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  • Pain Medicine Physician/Anesthesiologist
    US Anesthesia Partners/Pain Doctor
    Arlington, Texas, 2002 to Present
  • Medical Director, Surgery Center of Duncanville
    Advanced Pain Medicine/Pinnacle Anesthesia
    Duncanville, Texas, 2002 to 2004
  • Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Consultants of Dallas
    Methodist Hospital of Dallas
    Dallas, Texas, 1996 to 2002


  • Residency, Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Iowa City, Iowa, 1993 to 1996
  • Internship, Transitional Year
    Broadlawns Medical Center
    Des Moines, Iowa, 1992 to 1993
  • M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, Louisiana, 1988 to 1992
  • University of Houston College of Optometry
    Houston, Texas, 1986 to 1988
  • B.S., University of Wyoming
    Laramie, Wyoming
    Major: Mathematics, 1983 to 1986
  • A.S., Arapahoe Community College
    Littleton, Colorado, 1982 to 1983
    Major: Medicine
  • University of Colorado
    Boulder, Colorado, 1981 to 1982

Professional Organizations & Committees

  • USAP Pinnacle Election Committee Representative, 2016 to 2018
  • Committee for Quality Care, USAP Texas/Pain Doctor, 2016 to Present
  • Alternate Delegate, TSA House of Delegates, 2010 to 2012
  • Medical Director, Surgery Center of Duncanville, 2002 to 2004
  • Transplant Committee, Methodist Hospital of Dallas, 1996 to 2002
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia Committee, Methodist Hospital of Dallas, 1996 to 2002
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit Director, Methodist Hospital of Dallas, 1996 to 2002
  • Communications and Recruitment, Iowa Society of Anesthesiologists Resident Component, 1995 to 1996

Awards & Honors

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine

  • Aesculapian Society, 1990-1992

Undergraduate School

University of Wyoming

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, 1984-1986
  • Full Athletic Scholarship, Football, 1983-1985
  • Varsity Letter, Football, 1983-1985
  • Regional Academic All-American, 1985
  • Western Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Award, 1985
  • Who’s Who in American Universities & Colleges, 1985
  • Dean’s Honor List, 1984

Arapahoe Community College

  • Dean’s Honor List, 1982
  • Special Honor Display, Art, 1982

Publications & Presentations

  • Beyer, C.F., Gable, M.G., Cottingham, A.J.
    “Excimer Laser Photo Refractive Keratectomy after Penetrating Keratoplasty.”
    Refractive & Corneal Surgery, 1991
  • Cook, S.D., Paveloff, M.J., Doucet, J.J., Cottingham, A.J., Sedarati, F., Hill, J.M.
    “Ocular Herpes Simplex Virus Reactivation in Mice Latently Infected With Latency-Associated Transcript Mutants.”
    Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Volume 32, No. 5, April 1991 (pp. 1558-1561)
  • Cottingham, A.J. (Sponsor: James M. Hill, Ph.D.)
    “Corneal Epithelial Lesions in Rabbits Infected With Various HSV-1 Strains.”
    Presentation at Student Research Forum, October 1989


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, 2004,2012
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, 1997
  • Texas Medical License

Certification & Workshops

  • Cooled RF Lesioning for Chronic Pain – March 25, 2017
  • Superion Physician Training/Vertiflex – February 11, 2017
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion Advanced Course/St. Jude Medical – January 18, 2017
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion Education Program/St. Jude Medical – June 25-26, 2016
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Concentration Technique/Bone Marrow Stem Cell Harvesting/Bone Marrow Concentrate Surgical Technique/Adipose Stem Cell Harvesting – November 2014
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – July 2012
  • Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Workshop – October 2011
  • Botox for Chronic Migraines Workshop – May 2011
  • Minimal Invasive Lumbar Decompression – February 2009
  • Balloon Kyphoplasty – February 2008, January 2011
  • Advanced Spinal Cord Stimulation Physician Workshop – September 2007
  • Percutaneous Discectomy and Vertebroplasty – September 2004
  • DISC Cervical Nucleoplasty – February 2004
  • Implantable Pain Therapies – June 2003
  • DISC Lumbar Nucleoplasty – May 2003

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800 W. Arbrook, Suite 120
Arlington, TX 76015

Phone: 817-468-4343

Hours: Mon-Thurs | 8:00am-5:00pm

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