World-renowned expert Dr. James Andrews serves as orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director for Auburn student-athletes.
A member of the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Chairman of the Board of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, Ala. and Medical Director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla., Dr. Andrews has been mentor for more than 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows who have trained with him through the American Sports Medicine Institute.
A member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, he has been awarded a Doctor of Laws Degree from Livingston University, Doctor of Science Degree from Troy State and a Doctor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University.
Dr. Andrews currently serves as Senior Orthopaedic Consultant for the Washington Redskins, Medical Director for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and is Co-Medical Director for the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
He graduated from LSU in 1963, where he was the Southeastern Conference indoor and outdoor pole vault champion. He completed medical school in 1967 and completed his orthopaedic residency at Tulane Medical School in 1972. Dr. Andrews was elected to the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.