James R. Andrews, M.D. - Orthopaedic Surgeon

James R. Andrews, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Andrews Institute
1040 Gulf Breeze Pkwy.
Suite 203
Gulf Breeze, FL

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Clinical Specialties

  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Clinical Interests

  • Shoulder, Elbow and Knee


  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Tulane Medical School


  • University of Virginia Medical School and University of Lyon, Lyon, France

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Current Research

  • Prevention of Injuries in Youth Sports

Major Publications

  • • Oliver, G. D., Plummer, H., Henning, L., Saper, M., Glimer, G., Brambeck, A., & Andrews, J. R. (2019). Effects of a Simulated Game on Upper Extremity Pitching Mechanics and Muscle Activations Among Various Pitch Types in Youth Baseball Pitchers. Jo
  • • Ostrander, R., Escamilla, R. F., Hess, R., Witte, K., Wilcox, L., & Andrews, J. R. (2019). Glenohumeral rotation deficits in high school, college, and professional baseball pitchers with and without a medial ulnar collateral ligament injury. Journa
  • • Reinold, M.M., Macrina, L.C., Fleisig, G.S., Aune, K., Andrews, J.R. (2018). Effect of a 6-week weighted baseball throwing program on pitch velocity, pitching arm biomechanics, passive range of motion, and injury rates. Sports Health, 10(4), 327-33
  • • Andrews, J.R. (2009). Shoulder Muscle Recruitment Patterns and Related Biomechanics During Upper Extremity Sports. Sports Medicine, 39(7), 569-590.

Scholarly Service and Honors

  • 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.

Current Society Memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Current Team Affiliations

  • Washington Football Team
  • Tampa Bay Rays Professional Baseball Team
  • Auburn University
  • University of Alabama

Other Info

    Dr. Andrews is an internationally known and respected orthopaedic surgeon. Because he's an employed physician, Dr. Andrews is also a proud part of the Baptist Medical Group network of quality, caring physicians in the Pensacola area.

    To learn more about Dr. Andrews and The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida, we invite you to visit the Andrews Institute.