Research and Education

Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to work closely with Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) to advance the science of orthopedic care and sports medicine.

Our Foundation

Our primary focus is prevention of injuries in youth sports, our community and our active duty military and veterans.

Established to develop sports and musculoskeletal medicine programs to prevent, and treat injury, AREF is committed to improving the quality of life of people of all ages while increasing human performance and wellness through our research and education initiatives. Visit to learn more.

Our Vision

AREF leads research and education initiatives and provides public service programs that generate new techniques, technology and methodologies that are implemented in direct patient care and will improve the lives of people of all ages. The vision is spearheaded by the on-going efforts of internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.