Meet Our Physicians


Not pictured: Kathryn Fischer, PA-C

 

Anna N. Miller, MD, FACS, Chief of Service
Dr. Miller is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. She specializes in the management of acute fractures of the arm, leg, and pelvis, including peri-articular fracture care, polytrauma, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, non-unions and malunions of fractures, osteomyelitis, and post-traumatic reconstruction. Dr. Miller has special research interests in the clinical outcomes after peri-articular fractures and polytrauma, clinical outcomes and treatment of osteoporotic and atypical fractures and clinical outcomes and treatment of pelvic ring injuries. Through her extensive published research, distinguished lectureships, and leadership roles in orthopaedic and surgical organizations, Dr. Miller is known nationally and internationally in the field of orthopaedic trauma. Dr. Miller graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, and was selected for residency training at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Miller then completed a trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Prior to joining Washington University Orthopedics, Dr. Miller was assistant director of the orthopaedic trauma service at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Christopher McAndrew, MD, MSc
Dr. McAndrew is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He specializes in orthopaedic trauma surgery. His clinical interests are the management of acute fractures of the arm, leg, and pelvis, and periarticular fracture care. Dr. McAndrew has particular interest and expertise in treating: periarticular fractures of the shoulder (proximal humerus), elbow (distal humerus, olecranon, and radial head), hip (acetabulum, femoral head and neck, intertrochanteric, and subtrochanteric), knee (patella, distal femur, tibial plateau), ankle (pilon and plafond), and foot (calcaneus, talus, midfoot, Lisfranc); fractures in the polytrauma patient; fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum; peri-prosthetic fractures; and management of post-traumatic problems including nonunions, malunions, arthritis, and osteomyelitis. Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. McAndrew also leads the Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship training program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the only Level I Trauma Center in St. Louis accredited by the American College of Surgeons.Dr. McAndrew earned his medial degree from the University of Tennessee. He then completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and his fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA.

Kathryn Fischer, PA-CKathryn Fischer, PA-C
Kathryn specializes in the treatment of nonoperative fractures and postoperative fracture care of the extremities and pelvis in the orthopedic trauma service at Washington University Orthopedics. Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science from the University of Oklahoma. She then pursued a Masters of Health Science degree in Physician Assistant studies, from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. Kathryn has worked as a physician assistant for many years in the field of orthopedics, most recently as a surgical physician assistant on the Orthopedic floors of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where she was involved in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care of orthopedic trauma and shoulder patients.

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