Ochsner Lafayette General Sports Medicine and the Youngsville Sports Complex would like to invite everyone to a special presentation by world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, Thursday, March 7th from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Youngsville Sports Complex Recreation Center. Dr. Andrews will be speaking with everyone about The Benefits of Youth Sports Participation and other topics. This special presentation is FREE, open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Dr. Andrews has been recognized for surgeries on top athletes such as Drew Brees, Michael Jordan, Brett Favre, John Smoltz, Jack Nicklaus, Bo Jackson and Roger Clemens.
About Dr. Andrews: Dr. James Andrews is internationally known and recognized for his scientific and clinical research contributions in knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries, as well as his skill as an orthopaedic surgeon. He is founding partner and the medical director of Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and President and Chairman of the Board of the Andrews Research & Education Foundation.
Dr. Andrews has been a mentor for more than 600 orthopaedic and sports medicine fellows and more than 45 primary care sports medicine fellows. He is heavily involved in education and research in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery, and he has made major presentations on every continent and authored numerous scientific articles and books.
Dr. Andrews serves as the Co-Medical Director for Intercollegiate Sports at Auburn University, Senior Orthopaedic Consultant for Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Alabama and Senior Orthopaedic Consultant for the Washington Football team. Dr. Andrews also serves as the Medical Director for the Tampa Bay Rays.