Lieutenant Commander Andrew Baldwin, M.D., board-certified in family medicine, is a U.S. Navy physician, humanitarian, media-personality, 8-time Ironman finisher, marathoner, and triathlete. Baldwin earned a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, from Duke University, his M.D. from UCSF, and will earn a Masters in Global Health from Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Baldwin is Senior Medical Officer on the Amphibious Assault Ship, USS Makin Island. Previously, Baldwin served as a spokesperson for Navy medicine at the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, D.C. where he also assisted the U.S. Surgeon General with Healthy-Youth-for-a-Healthy-Future. Baldwin is an advocate for the First Lady’s Let's Move Campaign and serves as Ambassador for ING Run-for-Something-Better program targeting childhood obesity and ReFuel with Chocolate Milk campaign.
Baldwin completed his internship in General Surgery before being deployed to the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Singapore, Cambodia, and the Republic of Palau as an Undersea Medical Officer on diving, recovery and humanitarian missions. Dr. Baldwin has been honored on Washington D.C.’s Most Influential People under 40 list and Outside Magazine's Top 100 Influential People of the World list for his humanitarian work treating over 600 Laotians in remote villages.
Baldwin completed his first triathlon in 2001 with Team-in-Training, combining sport and charity for the first time, and finished atop the podium. In 2002 Baldwin completed the Ironman Triathlon World Championships, is now an eight-time Ironman finisher, was named to the All-Navy Triathlon Team five times, is a three-time U.S.A. Triathlon All-American, and competed internationally in numerous Ironman events.
Baldwin appears frequently in the media including Men’s Health, Runners World, Triathlete and GQ Magazines, Good Morning America, The View, FOX News, ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, NBC and other television, and was the star of ABC’s hit show, "The Bachelor: An Officer and a Gentleman."