Andrew Getzin, MD, FACSM is the Clinical Director of Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY. He is the team physician for Ithaca College as well as USA triathlon and the Australian triathlon team. He is director of the Cayuga Medical Center Performance Center and the Cayuga Medical Center Shortness of Breath in the Athlete Clinic. Dr. Getzin received a BA at Amherst College in history and his MD degree from UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School- Newark.
He completed a residency in Family Medicine at Brown University and a sports medicine fellowship at The Ohio State University.His areas of interest are Shortness of Breath in the Athlete, Extension based back pain in the young athlete, and the care of endurance athletes. He is founder of the Ithaca Triathlon Club and the Cayuga Lake Triathlon and is currently a USA triathlon Level 1 coach.
He is a USAT All-American age group athlete for many years running and has completed 5 ironmen including qualifying and competing at Kona. He spends his free time hanging out with his family doctor, ex-USA Olympic diver wife Karen LaFace and shuttling his kids Zoe 13, Lucy 11, and Quentin 7 to their sporting activities.