Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Andras received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Emory University. She then 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 where she stayed on as faculty.

Dr. Andras has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and numerous book chapters. She is active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and the Scoliosis Research Society. She also serves as the assistant fellowship director at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
 

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

Medical Memberships: 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society, Los Angeles Pediatric Society

Medical Awards: 

Pasadena Magazine's Top Docs (2012, 2013)

Publications: 

Heffernan MJ, Seehausen DA, Andras LM, Skaggs DL. Comparison of Outcomes Following Posterior Spinal Fusion for the Adolescent idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Does the Surgical First Assistant’s Level of Training Matter? Spine 2014 April 15:39(8): 648-655.

Yamaguchi KT Jr., Andras LM, Lee C, Skaggs DL. Succesful Brace Treatment of Scheuermann’s Kyphosis in Skeletally Mature Patients and Severe Kyphosis. Ann Orthop Rheumatol 2014 (2):1018.                

Barrett KK, Skaggs DL, Sawyer JR, Andras LM, Moisan A, Goodbody C, Flynn JM. Supracondylar Humeral Fractures with Isolated Anterior Interosseous Nerve  Injuries: Is Urgent Treatment Necessary? J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2014 Nov 05; 96 (21):1793-1797.

Goldstein RY, Sunde CD, Assaad P, Grimm J, Skaggs DL, Andras LM. Location of the Vertebral Artery at C1 in Children: How Far Out Laterally Can One Safely Dissect? J Bone & Joint Surgery Am, 2014 September 17, 96 (18) :1552-1556.

Joiner, ERA, Andras LM, Skaggs, DL. Screening for hip dysplasia in congenital muscular torticollis: Is physical exam enough? J Child Orthop. 2014.8:115-119.

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
 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Blvd.
MS #69
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2142Office
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Children's Orthopaedic Center - Encino/Tarzana

18411 Clark St.
Suite #302
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: 818-788-2981Office
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CHLA Arcadia Outpatient Center

468 E. Santa Clara Street
Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: 626-795-7177Office
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