Associate Division Chief
Director of the Spine Program
Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Lindsay Andras, MD, is Associate Division Chief and Director of the Spine Program at the Children’s Orthopaedic Center. She also serves as the Surgical Director for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic and as Assistant Fellowship Director for Orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

After receiving her undergraduate and medical degrees from Emory University, Dr. Andras completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Emory. Following this, she completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics and spinal deformity at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and has been on the faculty since 2012.

Dr. Andras has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters. She has a particular interest in early onset scoliosis and neuromuscular scoliosis, and this has been the focus of much of her research. She also helped develop and institute enhanced care pathways for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to lead to an optimized surgical experience.

Dr. Andras is active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Scoliosis Research Society. She is a member of the research council for the Pediatric Spine Study Group and was Co-Chair of the International Congress for Early Onset Scoliosis in 2017 and 2018. She was Chair for the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting in 2020 and has also served on its core curriculum committee. Additionally, she is a member of the advisory board for the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium.

Clinical Interests

Scoliosis (early onset, neuromuscular, idiopathic), kyphosis, muscular dystrophy, cervical spine, trauma

Education

Medical School: 

Emory University School of Medicine

Internship: 

Emory University School of Medicine

Residency: 

Emory University School of Medicine

Fellowship: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric and Spinal Deformity

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society, Los Angeles Pediatric Society, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine 

Awards: 

Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctor - 2018, 2020
Super Doctors Southern California Rising Stars - 2016, 2017, 2018
Pasadena Magazine Top Doctor - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016

Research Interests: 

Scoliosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Trauma, Kyphosis, SCFE

Research Topics

Casting techniques for Early Onset Scoliosis
Magnetically lengthening growing rods
Psychosocial impact of Scoliosis
Minimizing Radiation in the Management of Scoliosis
Return to Activity after Scoliosis surgery
Optimizing Surgical Outcomes with Spinal Fusion
Treatment of Pediatric Trauma
Improving delay to diagnosis in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
 

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