Andrew J. Behnke, MD, FACE

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

(434) 582-3207


  • MD, Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine
  • BS, State University of New York at Buffalo

Course Taught

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology – ENDO

Professional Memberships

  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • Lynchburg Academy of Medicine (LAM)
  • Medical Society of Virginia (MSV)


After his military service, Dr. Behnke completed his Endocrinology Fellowship and founded the Cumberland Valley Endocrinology Center in Carlisle, Pa., whose vision was to provide the highest quality Endocrinology care all to the glory of God.

Dr. Behnke has extensive International expertise and has served as a guest lecturer in many developing countries in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. He has been a speaker for the EASD and has served as a Fulbright Scholar for the U.S. Department of State.


  • “Dietary Differences in Virginia Counties with Different Diabetes Rates” VCOM research meeting, 2019
  • “Population differences in Diabetes in the Republic of Moldova” ADA Poster 2009
  • “Effect of BNP on the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetic Patients Receiving TZD treatment”AACE poster, Annual meeting 2007
  • “A Novel Education Approach in Type 1 Diabetic Patients Receiving Insulin Pump Therapy” AACE Poster 2007
  • “Population differences in Diabetes in the Republic of Moldova” ADA Poster 2009
  • “Effects of Breast Feeding on Glucose Levels and Hypoglycemia. Results of Continuous Monitoring” ADA Poster 2004
  • “Do C- Peptide Levels Make a Difference in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes?” SAFP Poster and Oral Presentation 1992

Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Nutrition