James Rheuben Andrews, M.D. is an American orthopedic surgeon. He is a surgeon for knee, elbow, and shoulder injuries and is a specialist in repairing damaged ligaments. James Andrews, M.D. an orthopedic surgeon who has a net worth of $10 million. James Andrews earned his net worth from his successful medical practice in Birmingham, Alabama. The Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center is located at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Birmingham. Dr. Andrews also practices at the Andrews Institute for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He is one of the most renowned orthopedic surgeons in his profession for knee, elbow, and shoulder injuries, and he has been credited with performing some of the earliest arthroscopies. The Andrews-Paulos Research & Education Institute focuses on research and education on prevention of injuries in various types of athletics.
Andrews received his degree from Louisiana State University, where he was an athlete, winning a Southeastern Conference Championship in polevaulting. He completed his residency at Tulane Medical School and completed fellowships at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Lyon. Andrews is well known for performing orthopedic surgery on high-profile athletes from a wide array of sports and was the subject of an ESPN.com article that praised his talents and listed some of his notable clients. One excerpt from the magazine stated that "[Andrews] is the alpha doc at the center of a sports-medicine network that extends well beyond doctors. Every athletic trainer, physical therapist, strength-and-conditioning coach in the land seems to have Andrews' cell phone number". He created the HealthSouth Sports Medicine Council and was the driving force behind the successful Go For It! Roadshow. Andrews serves as the team doctor for Alabama, Auburn, and the NFL's Washington Redskins. Andrews' list of patients include Carlos Beltran, C.C. Sabathia, Jamaal Charles, Tom Brady, Albert Pujols, Matt Harvey, Michael Jordan, Jack Nicklaus, Emmitt Smith, John Smoltz, Troy Aikman, Ivan Nova, Josh Johnson, Charles Barkley, Roger Clemens, Drew Brees, Reggie Bush, Andrei Markov, Bo Jackson, Adrian Peterson, Hope Solo, Marcus Lattimore, Robert Griffin III, Brett Favre, Ryan Broyles, Rajon Rondo, Mark Sanchez, Michael Morse, Jonny Venters, Nerlens Noel, Rickie Weeks, Sam Bradford, Braxton Miller, Dave Batista, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, John Cena, Edge, Randy Orton, CM Punk, Matt Moore, Brian Cushing, Navorro Bowman, Kiko Alonso and Rob Gronkowski.