Dr. Drew Lansdown is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and surgeries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He treats a wide range of conditions, including knee ligament injuries, meniscus and other cartilage injuries, rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, shoulder arthritis, and shoulder and elbow injuries related to throwing. He cares for athletes of all ages and skill levels.
Lansdown performs total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements, and he is trained in advanced arthroscopic techniques. He also has experience in procedures for knee joint preservation.
Lansdown's research interests include anterior cruciate ligament injuries, rotator cuff tears and cartilage injuries. He studies how to use advanced MRI techniques to improve diagnosis and treatment for knee and shoulder conditions.
Lansdown earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, graduating with honors. While completing a residency in orthopedic surgery at UCSF, he received the UCSF Exceptional Physician Award. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
Lansdown reviews articles for numerous medical journals, including the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, and Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He has served as an assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls, in addition to serving as team physician for high school football teams in Chicago and the Bay Area.