Andrea Legath Bowers, MD, FAAOS
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Curriculum Vitae

 

Briggs Road Professional Campus
2059 Briggs Road Suite 304
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
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Email:
Web: burlingtoncountyortho.com

Appointments:

2010 – present Burlington County Orthopaedic Specialists
2059 Briggs Road, Suite 304, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
2010 – present Virtua Memorial Hospital of Burlington County
175 Madison Avenue, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
2010 – present Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center
160 Madison Avenue, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
2010 – present Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County
218 A Sunset Road, Willingboro,NJ 08046

Education /Training:

1991 – 1995 Moorestown High School, Moorestown, NJ
1995 – 1999 B.S. Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Science, Nashville, TN
2000 – 2004 M.D. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments:

06/04 – 06/05 Intern, General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
07/05 – 06/09 Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
08/09 – 07/10 Fellow, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery,
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Previous Appointments:

09/99 – 06/00 Assistant Researcher, Division of Microbiology and Immunology,
Principal Investigator Martin J. Blaser, MD,
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
07/05 – 06/09 Instructor B, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Chairman Richard D. Lackman, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
08/09 – 07/10 Senior Clinical Associate, Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Specialty Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeon
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Trauma Life Support

Licensure:

Medical Physician and Surgeon License – New Jersey
Controlled Substance License – Drug Enforcement Agency

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies:

National Societies:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, fellow
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, fellow
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Local Societies:
Medical Society of New Jersey
Orthopaedic Surgeons of New Jersey
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Editorial Positions:

2004-2005 Editor, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal
2005-2006 Publisher, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal
2006-2007 Circulation/Special Projects, University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal

Academic and Institutional Committees:

2005-2009 Graduate Medical Education Committee, University of Pennsylvania
2007-2008 Resident Selection Program Committee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
2011-2015 Credentials Committee, Virtua Health System
2011-present Surgical & Interventional Product Review Committee, Virtua Health System
2012-present Head Team Physician, Rowan College at Burlington County
2014-present Clinical Operations Committee, Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center
2015-present Virtua Sports Medicine Committee
2015-present Finance Committee, Virtua Physician Partners
2016-present Virtua Hospital Quality and Efficiency Program Orthopedic Commitee

Bibliography: (*publications listed under maiden name)

Research Publications, Peer Reviewed:

1.

Perez-Perez GI, Peek RM, Legath AJ*, Heine PR, Graff LB: The role of cagA status in gastric and extragastric complications of Helicobacter pylori. Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 50(5):833-845, 1999

2.

Legath AJ*, Perez-Perez GI, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Blaser MJ. Long term stability of serum IgG1/IgG2 antibody ratios to Helicobacter pylori in healthy adults. Clinical Infectious Diseases 31(1):233, 2000

3.

Legath AJ*, Perez-Perez GI, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Peek RM, Sack RB, Blaser MJ. Serum IgG recognition of Helicobacter pylori antigens after acute acquisition or persistent carriage of the organism. Clinical Infectious Diseases 31(1): 233, 2000

4.

Bowers AL, Spindler KP, McCarty EC, Arrigain A. Body mass index, height and weight predict intra-articular injuries observed during ACL reconstruction: evaluation of 456 cases from prospective ACL database. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 15(1):9-13, 2005

5.

Ganley TJ, Bowers AL, Gaugler RL. Current concepts in pediatric sports medicine: anterior cruciate ligament injury, discoid meniscus, osteochondritis dissecans, Panner’s disease, patellofemoral dislocation, shoulder dislocation. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 18:41-49, 2006

6.

Bowers AL, Castro MD. The mechanics behind the image: foot and ankle pathology associated with gastrocnemius contracture. Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology 11:83-90, 2007

7.

Kim JM, Bowers AL, Chin KR. Intraoperative imaging techniques in spine surgery. Seminars in Spine Surgery 19(2):78-86, 2007

8.

Bowers AL, Bautista SR, Bassora R, Kaye R, Wells L. Traumatic arteriovenous fistulae in pediatric orthopaedic patients: a case series of unusual injuries. Orthopedics 31:612, 2008

9.

Bowers AL, Huffman GR. Osteotomy of the lateral femoral epicondyle: an extensile posterolateral approach to the knee joint. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 466:1671-1677, 2008

10.

Bowers AL, Huffman GR. Suture bridge fixation of a femoral condyle traumatic osteochondral defect. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 466:2276-2281, 2008

11.

Bowers AL, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in collegiate football players. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(8):1362-7, 2008

12.

Bowers AL, Park JH, Garino JP. Knee fusion with a modular tumor replacement system.Techniques in Knee Surgery, 7(3):178-185, 2008

13.

Bowers AL, Baldwin KD, Sennett BJ. Athletic hand injuries in intercollegiate field hockey players. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(12):2022-6, 2008

14.

Bowers AL, Horneff JG, Baldwin KD, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Thumb injuries in collegiate men’s lacrosse players. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(3):527-31, 2010

15.

Bowers AL, Dines JS, Dines DM, Altchek DW. Elbow medial collateral ligament reconstruction: clinical relevance and the docking technique. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 19(2):110-117, 2010

16.

Lawrence JT, Bowers AL, Belding J, Cody SR, Ganley TJ. All-epiphyseal anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in skeletally immature patients. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, in press

17.

Bowers AL, Shubin Stein, BE. Complications of patellar stabilization surgery. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 18:123-128, 2010

18.

Boselli KJ, Bowers AL, Shubin Stein BE, Ahmad CS. Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: docking technique. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. 18:98-106, 2010

19.

Perez-Perez GI, Maw AM, Feingold-Link L, Gunn J, Bowers AL, Minano C, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Blaser MJ. Longitudinal analysis of serological responses of adults to Helicobacter pylori antigens. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 202(6):916-23, 2010

20.

Bowers AL, Bedi A, Lipman JD, Potter HG, Rodeo SA, Pearle AD, Warren WF, Altchek DW. Comparison of ACL tunnel position and graft obliquity with transtibial and anteromedial portal femoral tunnel reaming techniques using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging.Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 27(11):1511-22, 2011

21.

Baldwin KD, Namdari S, Bowers AL, Keenan MA, Levin LS, Ahn J. Factors affecting interest in orthopaedics among female medical students: a prospective analysis. Orthopedics. 34(12):e919-32, 2011

22.

Tjoumakaris FP, Herz AL, Bowers AL, Sennett BJ, Bernstein J. Complications in brief: Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Clin Orthop Relat Res 470(2):630-6, 2012

23.

Reinhardt KR, Hammoud S, Bowers AL, Umunna BP, Cordasco FA. Revision ACL reconstruction in skeletally mature athletes younger than 18 years. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Clin Ortho Relat Res 470(3):835-42, 2012

24.

O’Brien SJ, Newman AM, Taylor SA, Dawson C, Gallagher KA, Bowers A, Nguyen J, Baret N. The accurate diagnosis of biceps-labral complex lesions with MRI and 3-pack physical examination: a retrospective analysis with prospective validation. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2013

25.

Taylor S, Newman A, Dawson C, Gallagher K, Bowers AL, Nguyen J, Fabricant P. The “3-Pack” Examination is Critical for Comprehensive Evaluation of the Biceps-Labrum Complex: A Prospective Study. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Jul 20, 2016

Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed:

1.

Ahn J, Bowers AL, Keenan MA. Educating and Recruiting Future Orthopaedists: Letter to the Editor. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Am. 2 April 2008. http://www.ejbjs.org:80/cgi/eletters/90/2/307#7865

2.

Bowers AL. What is Reverse Shoulder Replacement? July 2016
https://www.virtua.org/articles/what-is-reverse-shoulder-replacement

Abstracts/Posters:

1.

Legath AJ* and Florence SL. Cortical reorganization in somatosensory area 3b following early therapeutic limb amputation in macaque monkeys. Poster presentation at the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Annual Research Forum, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, April 6, 1999
2. Legath AJ*, Perez-Perez GI, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Peek RM, Sack RB, Blaser, MJ. Serum IgG recognition of Helicobacter pylori antigens after acute acquisition or persistent carriage of the organism. Abstracts of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 38th Annual Meeting: 118, 2000
3. Legath AJ*, Perez-Perez GI, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Blaser MJ. Long Term Stability of Serum IgG1/IgG2 Antibody Ratios to Helicobacter pylori in Healthy Adults. Abstracts of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 38th Annual Meeting: 118, 2000
4. Perez-Perez GI, Maw AM, Minano C, Bowers AL, Rautelin H, Kosunen TU, Blaser MJ. Long-term stability of Helicobacter pylori serum IgG antibodies in healthy adults. Department of Medicine Research Day, NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, May 2, 2007
5. Bowers AL, Ahn J, Wanderer J, Keenan MA. Exposure to educational resources increases interest in orthopaedics among medical students. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2008
6. Bowers AL, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections among collegiate football players. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2008
7. Horneff JG, Bowers AL, Huffman GR, Sennett BJ. Isolated gastrocnemius contracture in the athletic population. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2010
8. Reinhardt KR, Hammoud S, Bowers AL, Umunna BP, Cordasco FA. Revision ACL reconstruction in skeletally mature athletes younger than 18 years. ISAKOS Annual Meeting, 2010
9. O’Brien SJ, Newman AM, Taylor SA, Dawson C, Gallagher KA, Bowers A, Nguyen J, Baret N. Accurate diagnosis of biceps-labral complex lesions with MRI and “3-pack” physical examination: a retrospective analysis with prospective validation. American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2013

Book Chapters:

1.

Kim JM, Bowers AL, Chin KR. Cervical strain. Book chapter in: Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Physician. Editors: Paul Lotke, Joseph Abboud, and Jack Ende. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, pp. 39-43, 2008

2.

Bowers AL, Sennett BJ. Arthroscopic meniscectomy. Book chapter in: Gowned and Gloved Orthopaedics: Introduction to Common Procedures. Editors: Neil P. Sheth and Jess Lonner. Philadelphia: Elsevier, pp. 228-236, 2009

3.

Bowers AL, Wickiewicz TL. Clinical approach to articular cartilage pathology. Book chapter in: Operative Arthroscopy, 4th Ed. Editors: Donald H. Johnson, et al. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012

 

Teaching Lectures:

9/24/03

“Pathologic Fracture”
Clinical Correlations Conference, Department of Radiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

 

5/1/06

“Thromboprophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty”
Adult Reconstruction Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

7/9/07

“Cruciate-Retaining Vs. Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Arthroplasty”
Adult Reconstruction Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

9/4/07

“Hallux Valgus”
Foot and Ankle Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

12/12/07

“Scaphoid Fractures”
Upper Extremity Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

4/16/08

“Thigh Pain in a Seven Year-Old”
Pediatric Orthopaedic Indications Conference
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

 

5/7/08

“Juvenile Tillaux and Triplane Fractures”
Pediatric Orthopaedic Indications Conference
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

 

7/10/08

“Key Concepts in Pediatric Orthopaedics”
Orthopaedic In-Training Exam Review
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

8/12/08

“Shoulder Trauma”
Orthopaedic Summer School
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

11/6/08

“Physical Exam of the Spine and the Extremities”
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 

1/12/09

“Evaluating the Painful Total Hip Arthroplasty”
Adult Reconstruction Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

4/20/09

“Syndesmotic Injuries”
Trauma Conference, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

9/10/09

“Operative Management of Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

10/22/09

“Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

1/18/10

“Surgical Management of Patellofemoral Instability”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

2/25/10

“Viscosupplementation”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

2/25/10

“Return to Play After Injections”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

5/20/10

“Intra-operative Correction in High Tibial Osteotomy”
Core Conference, Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

 

 

Lectures By Invitation:

10/8/06

“Traumatic Arteriovenous Fistulae in Pediatric Orthopaedic Patients”
Podium presentation, Orthopaedic Section
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Atlanta, GA

 

11/1/07

“Lateral Tibial Plateau Lesion in a Fifteen Year-Old”
Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

1/17/08

“Suture Bridge Fixation of a Medial Femoral Condyle Traumatic OCD”
Grand Rounds, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

3/8/08

“Neuromuscular Analysis of the Upper Extremity in Athletics”
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, Specialty Day Program
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 75th Annual Meeting,
San Francisco, CA

 

6/12/08

“Athletic Hand Injuries in Intercollegiate Field Hockey Players”
University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Research Day Symposium
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

2/26/09

“Increased Incidence of Thumb Injuries in Collegiate Men’s Lacrosse Players”
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 76th Annual Meeting,
Las Vegas, NV

 

6/11/09

“Exposure to Educational Resources Increases Interest in Orthopaedics Among
Female Medical Students”
American Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Bonita Springs, FL

 

11/13/09

“Failed ACL Reconstruction”
Hospital for Special Surgery Annual Alumni Meeting, New York, NY

 

6/10/10

“Comparison of ACL Tunnel Position and Graft Obliquity with Transtibial and Anteromedial Portal Femoral Tunnel Reaming Techniques”
West Point Fellows’ Day, West Point, NY

 

11/13/10

“Musculoskeletal Health”
Virtua Health System 6th Annual Women’s Health Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

 

11/16/10

“Shoulder Injuries”
NovaCare PMA Seminar, Mt. Laurel, NJ

 

11/30/10

“ACL Reconstruction”
Virtua Health System Orthopedic Symposium, Mt. Laurel, NJ

 

2/16/11

“Total Shoulder Arthroplasty”
Rehab Connection Orthopaedic Seminar, Lumberton, NJ

 

4/16/11

“Clavicle Fractures”
Synthes Orthopaedic Bioskills Workshop, Mt. Holly, NJ

 

4/16/11

“Locked Plating”
Synthes Orthopaedic Bioskills Workshop, Mt. Holly, NJ

 

6/28/12

“Celebrating Women in Sports”
Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia, PA

 

9/19/12

“ACL Injuries”
Virtua Outpatient P.T. Workshop, Voorhees, NJ

10/8/12

“Hamstring Injuries”
WIP Sports Radio, Philadelphia, PA

3/5/13

“Pathology of the Throwing Shoulder and Elbow”
Restore Physical Therapy, Marlton, NJ

 

4/4/13

“Pathology of the Throwing Shoulder and Elbow”
STAR Physical Therapy, Mt. Laurel, NJ

 

4/13/13

“Clavicle Fractures”
Synthes Orthopaedic Bioskills Workshop, Mt. Holly, NJ

 

6/5/14

“Upper Extremity Injuries in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes”
CHOP at Virtua Grand Rounds, Voorhees, NJ

 

3/18/15

“The Throwing Shoulder and Elbow”
The Field House, Moorestown, NJ

 

4/10/15

“Staying in Game Shape to Win Big in Business”
Chamber of Commerce, Voorhees, NJ

 

5/7/15

“Being Healthy is a Mindset”
Camden County Women’s Conference, Voorhees, NJ

 

8/11/15

“Sports Hernia”
Breakfast on Broad, Comcast Sportsnet, Philadelphia, PA

 

8/11/15

“Revision ACL Reconstruction”
Breakfast on Broad, Comcast Sportsnet, Philadelphia, PA

 

8/11/15

“Athletic Foot Injuries”
Breakfast on Broad, Comcast Sportsnet, Philadelphia, PA

 

8/13/15

“Pathologies of the Shoulder”
Evergreens Facility, Moorestown, NJ

 

9/16/15

“Adhesive Capsulitis”
Horizon Casualty, Newark, NJ

 

2/16/16

“Pathologies of the Long Head of the Biceps”
Ivy Rehab, Mt. Laurel, NJ

 

2/25/16

“Evaluation of Acute Knee Injuries”
Virtua Express Urgent Care Center, Moorestown, NJ

 

4/24/16

“Compression and Locked Plating”
Synthes Orthopaedic Bioskills Workshop, Mt. Holly, NJ

 

3/31/17

“Osteoarthritis”
Evergreens Facility, Moorestown, NJ

 

5/18/17

“Shoulder Stiffness: Adhesive Capsulitis and Osteoarthritis”
Qualynx, Mt. Laurel, NJ

 

9/6/17

“Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Knee Pathologies”
CHOP at Virtua Grand Rounds, Voorhees, NJ

 

6/21/18

“Career Planning, Advancement, and Work Life Balance”
Virtua Center for Learning, Marlton, NJ

 

8/21/18

“ACL Injury Prevention”
SJ Physical Therapy Seminar, Mt. Holly, NJ

 

Continuing Medical Education:

1. ASSH: Crucial Elements in Hand Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 29, 2005
2. Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 29-30, 2006
3. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 6-8, 2006
4. AO/ASIF Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for
Residents, Chicago, IL, Oct. 19-22, 2006
5. Advances In Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, May 4, 2007
6. Practical Anatomy Workshop: Shoulder Anatomy, Stryker Orthopaedics, Irving, CA, May 11, 2007
7. Zimmer National Resident Course, Chicago, IL, Aug. 9-12, 2007
8. AAOS 75th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 5-9, 2008
9. Surgical Approaches for Internal Fixation, Smith and Nephew, Memphis, TN, Sept. 29-30, 2008
10. AAOS 76th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Mar. 4-8, 2009
11. Smith & Nephew Endoscopy and DJO Fellowship Program, Andover, MA, Sept. 13-15, 2009
12. AOSSM Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, Jul. 15-18, 2010
13. Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society Inaugural Meeting, Washington, DC, Spt. 30, 2011
14. 32nd Annual Cherry Blossom Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty Seminar, Washington, DC, Apr. 5-7, 2013
15. Masters Course in Shoulder Arthroplasty Lab, Tampa, FL, Aug. 2-3, 2013
16. Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society 3rd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 20, 2013
17. AAOS 81st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 11-15, 2014
18. 1st Annual Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute Inaugural Shoulder Course, Danville, PA, 8/22/14
19. AANA Masters Experience Knee Cartilage Course, Rosemont, IL, Nov. 21-23, 2014
20. Biomet Upper Extremity Instructional Course, Miami, FL, Feb. 19-20, 2015
21. AOSSM Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jul. 9-12, 2015
22. Stryker Shoulder Arthoplasty Course, Houston, TX, Nov. 14, 2015
23. Shoulder Arthroplasty: From Total to Reverse to Revision, Parsippany, NJ, Dec. 11, 2015
24. AANA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO May 18-20, 2017
25. Stryker Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Cherry Hill, NJ, Apr. 25, 2018
26. DJO 5th Annual Revision Course in Shoulder & Elbow Arthroplasty, Tampa, FL, Aug. 3-4, 2018
27. WINS: Women IN Sports Medicine, Naples, FL, Sept. 28-29, 2018

Team and Athletic Event Coverage:

2005-2007

Pre-participation varsity sports physicals and football game coverage, Philadelphia
Public High Schools, Philadelphia, PA

 

2006-2009

Pre-participation varsity sports physicals, football and basketball game coverage,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

2007, 2009

Sideline coverage, Penn Relays, Franklin Field, Philadelphia, PA

 

Fall, 2007

Pre-participation sports physicals, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

 

2009

US Open [Tennis], event coverage, Flushing Meadows, NY

 

2009-2010

New York Mets, game & pre-season coverage, New York, NY & Port St. Lucie, FL

 

2009-2010

St. Peter’s College, pre-participation physicals and game coverage, Jersey City, NJ

 

2010

Sideline coverage, Maple Shade High School football, Maple Shade, NJ

 

2012-present

Head Team Physician, Rowan College at Burlington County, Pemberton, NJ

 

Honors and Awards:

• Valedictorian, All-American (Lacrosse), Phyllis K. Lehman Award: Moorestown High School
• Phi Beta Kappa, Summa cum laude, 1st team Academic All-American, Vanderbilt University
• Alpha Omega Alpha, David R. Freedy Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
• 2014, 2015 SJ Magazine “TOP DOC” in Sports Medicine
• 2015 SJ Magazine “TOP FEMALE DOC” in Sports Medicine
• 2016 SJ Magazine “TOP FEMALE DOC” in Orthopaedic Surgery
• 2017 International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons “TOP DOC”
• 2018 South Jersey Magazine “Top Doc” in Orthopaedics and Shoulder Surgery

 

Personal:

• Maiden name: Andrea Joy Legath
• Married to Andrew M. Bowers since 2001; two children, Joshua and Regan
• Active with tennis and lacrosse
• Alumni interviewer, Vanderbilt University
• Parishioner, the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Moorestown, NJ