Andrew P. Ordon

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Andrew P. Ordon
Born (1950-12-09) December 9, 1950 (age 64)
Long Beach, California
Nationality American
Education University of California, Irvine
USC Keck School of Medicine
Occupation Plastic surgeon, talk show host
Spouse(s) Robyn L. Meyerhoff (b. 22 Nov 1956) (marriage date: July 20, 1985)

Andrew Paul Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S., sometimes billed as Dr. Drew Ordon, (born December 9, 1950) is an American plastic surgeon and an Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show The Doctors.[1]

Medical career[edit]


Ordon was born in Chicago and raised in Long Beach, California. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine in 1972 and received his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine (now the Keck School of Medicine of USC) in 1979. After a surgical internship at the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Ordon completed residencies at Los Angeles County+USC as well as White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.


Ordon is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Ordon is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He currently practices in Beverly Hills and Rancho Mirage, California.[2]

Academic appointments[edit]

Ordon is currently an assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles and at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He previously held faculty positions at the University of Connecticut Health Center and the New York Medical College.

Charity work[edit]

Ordon is a founding member of the Surgical Friends Foundation, a charitable organization that provides free surgical procedures to burn victims, abuse victims, people born with birth defects and others who cannot otherwise afford needed reconstructive surgery. Ordon has also worked with Smile Train, providing cleft lip and palate repairs.


Ordon's television appearances as a medical and plastic surgery expert date back to the 1980s. In 2007 he became a regular guest of Dr. Phil McGraw on the Dr. Phil talk show. In 2008 Ordon was selected by McGraw as a host for The Doctors, a talk show produced by McGraw. On The Doctors Ordon discusses plastic surgery as well as skin care, anti-aging techniques and other well-being topics.

Other recent television appearances made by Ordon include the Daytime Emmy Awards, the Rachael Ray Show, The Early Show, The Wendy Williams Show, Studio One and on the Fox News Channel, and a guest appearance on the Adult Swim faux talk show, The Eric Andre Show.


Ordon is married and lives in Los Angeles and Rancho Mirage, California. Ordon has two children.[3]

In 2011, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to him.[4][5]