World-renowned Sports Orthopaedic Surgeon and Founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. James R. Andrews brings nearly 50 years of Sports Medicine experience to the Legacy campus where he will serve as Medical Director. Though working with the world’s most elite athletes has brought notoriety to his practice, Dr. Andrews’ true passion is the prevention of injuries to our youth athletes through proper education and training techniques.

Memberships/Board of Directors:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • Medical Director of American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) 

  • Herodicus Society

  • International Knee Society

  • Little League Baseball, Inc.

  • Medical Director of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

  • Orthopaedic Medical Director for the Tampa Bay Rays

  • Senior Consultant for the Washington Redskins

  • USA Baseball Medical and Safety Advisory Committee


  • Has trained over 400 Sports Orthopaedic Fellows

  • Has trained over 80 Primary Care Fellows

  • Published an autobiographical book titled “Any Given Monday”

  • Founder of the PITCHSMART program, adopted by USA Baseball

  • NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award recipient

  • “Mr. Sports Medicine” Award recipient

Legacy Sports Institute 2016