Select Medical, the parent company of Champion Sports Medicine has named James Andrews, MD its new national medical director within its Outpatient Division. As part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division family of brands, Champion will partner with Andrews on a vast array of sports injury prevention, education and safety protocols for athletes.
Andrews currently serves as a team doctor for the Washington Redskins and Auburn University. He has mentored over 250 orthopaedic/sports medicine fellows and more than 45 primary care sports medicine fellows. He has also made presentations on every continent and has authored numerous scientific articles and books.
As Select Medical's medical director, Andrews will work with Champion Sports Medicine and other brands within the Outpatient Division to provide sports medicine expertise and support to help ensure patients are getting cutting-edge programs. He will develop educational materials, make appearances via virtual technology on topics in sports medicine and assist in the development of orthopaedic diagnosis rehabilitation protocols.