Christopher McAndrew

Christopher McAndrew, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. McAndrew specializes in the management of acute fractures of the arm, leg, and pelvis. Peri-articular fracture care, polytrauma, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, non-unions and malunions of fractures, osteomyelitis, and post-traumatic reconstruction. 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.

Clinical Office Locations

  • Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    4921 Parkview Place

    St. Louis, MO 63110

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Research Interests

Clinical outcomes after peri-articular fractures and polytrauma.

Clinical Interests

Management of acute fractures of the arm, leg, and pelvis. Peri-articular fracture care, polytrauma, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, non-unions and malunions of fractures, osteomyelitis, and post-traumatic reconstruction. 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.

Background

Dr. McAndrew completed his fellowship training in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He completed residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

Journal Affiliations

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2014-present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2010 - present
  • Reviewer, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2011 – present

Medical Degree

  • University of Tennessee

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Fellowship

  • Trauma, Harborview Medical Center

Milestones

Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015

Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Physician Award, Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014

Excellence in Teaching Award, Washington University in Saint Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • 2004 - Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 2008 - American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum Representative
  • 2014 - Excellence in Education Award, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2014 - Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Physician Award, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2015 - Excellence in Education Award, Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2015 - Excellence in Education Award, Washington  University in St. Louis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Professional Societies and Organizations

  • AO North America Faculty, 2010 – present  
  • St. Louis Orthopedic Society, 2010 – present
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate, 2012 – present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Member, 2013 – present
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Member, 2013 – present
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Member, 2013 – present

Committees

Residency Committees/Honors

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Liaison, 2008 – 2009
  • American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum, 2008
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Education Committee, 2007 – 2009

University/Hospital Committees

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Service “Meaningful Use” Liaison, 2010 – present
  • BJH Trauma Performance Improvement Committee, 2010 – present
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Patient Safety Data Review Committee, 2012 – present
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Research Committee, 2012 - present
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital Safety and Quality Council, 2013 – present
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery IRB Internal Review Committee, 2015 - present 
  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Clinical Competency Committee, 2015 - present 

National and International Committees

  • AO Trauma North America Fellowship Supervisory Board, 2015-present
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association Health Policy Committee, 2016-present
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Dr. McAndrew’s Office Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

Barnes Jewish Hospital

4921 Parkview Place

St Louis, MO 63110

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