James R. Andrews, M.D.

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.

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Medical Education

Louisiana State University School of Medicine


Tulane Medical School


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

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

Major Publications

Escamilla, R.F., Yamashiro, K., Paulos, L., & Andrews, J.R. Shoulder Muscle Activity and Function in Common Shoulder Rehabilitation Exercises. Sports Medicine, 39(8): 663-685, 2009.

Escamilla, R.F. & Andrews, J.R. Shoulder muscle recruitment patterns and related biomechanics during upper extremity sports. Sports Medicine, 39(7): 569-590, 2009.

Escamilla, R.F., Fleisig, G.S., DeRenne, C., Taylor, M.K., Moorman, C.T., Imamura, R., Barakatt, E, & Andrews, J.R. A comparison of age level on baseball hitting kinematics. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 25: 210-218, 2009.

Dugas J, Ostrander R, Cain EL, Kingsley D, Andrews J: Anatomy of the Anterior Bundle of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. Sep-Oct;16(5):657-60, 2007.

Scholarly Service 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

Academic Appointments

Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama Birmingham Medical School; the University of Virginia School of Medicine; the University of Kentucky Medical Center; and the University of South Carolina Medical School

Society Membershipships

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

Team Affiliations

Washington Redskins
Auburn University
University of Alabama
Troy University

Additional Info

To learn more about Dr. Andrews and The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida, we invite you to visit The Andrews Institute Web site by clicking here.