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Sports Medicine Specialist, Family Practitioner, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
44 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Andrews is Good. Dr. Andrews has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Andrews, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Cartilage Diseases
  • Dislocations
  • Elbow Fracture (Ulna Fractures)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Diseases
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Rupture
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Synovitis
  • Tendon Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Andrews graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Joint Diseases
Tendon Injuries
Doctor of science, honoris causa-may 22, 1998 louisiana state university
Distinguished alabama sportsman award al sports hall fame
Awarded a Doctor of Laws Degree from Livingston University, Doctor of Science Degree from Troy State University and a Doctor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2011, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Andrews has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Gulf Breeze Hospital 
  • St Vincent's Birmingham Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James R Andrews MD is a male Sports Medicine, has 44 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. James R. Andrews practice?
Dr. James Andrews has 7 office locations.
Dr. James Andrews practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine near Birmingham, AL.
Additional practice locations include: Gulf Breeze, FL and Pensacola, FL.
See Birmingham Orthopedic Surgeons, Birmingham Sports Medicine Doctors, and Birmingham Neurologists.