Drew Lansdown, MD

Drew Lansdown, MD

Associate Professor
Orthopaedic Institute - Sports Medicine



Rush University Medical Center 07/2017
University of California, San Francisco 06/2016
MD with Honors University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine 06/2010
BE Vanderbilt University 05/2006

About Drew Lansdown, MD

Dr. Drew Lansdown is an orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in sports medicine and surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.

Dr. Lansdown treats a wide-range of conditions, including knee ligament injuries, meniscal injuries, cartilage injuries, rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, and throwing-related injuries to the shoulder and elbow. He performs total shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements, and he is trained in advanced arthroscopic techniques. Additionally, he is experienced in the treatment of cartilage injuries and knee joint preservation.

Dr. Lansdown has experience in caring for athletes of all skill levels and ages. He has served as the team physician for high school football teams in the Bay Area and Chicago, as well as an assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago Steel.

Dr. Lansdown has published numerous research articles, including studies on ACL injuries, rotator cuff tears, and cartilage injuries. His interests include using advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to improve the ability to diagnose and treat conditions of the knee and shoulder.

Dr. Lansdown graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering. He earned his medical degree with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed medical residency training at the University of California San Francisco, where he received the UCSF Exceptional Physician Award in 2015. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in sports medicine, shoulder surgery, and articular cartilage restoration at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.