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Andrew Jawa, MD
Andrew Jawa, MD

Dr. Andrew Jawa is the open shoulder specialist at Boston Sports & Shoulder Center. He specializes in primary (Anatomic and Reverse) and revision total shoulder replacement, latarjets for chronic shoulder instability, and proximal humerus fractures.

Dr. Jawa is very active in clinical research, as well as in the education of orthopaedic residents and fellows. His research focuses on optimizing outcomes following shoulder arthroplasty and cost-analysis of shoulder arthroplasty using time-driven activity-based cost accounting methodologies. As an assistant clinical professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, he trains Tufts orthopedic residents, sports fellows from the New England Baptist Hospital, and shoulder and elbow fellows from the Harvard Shoulder Fellowship Program. He has won both resident and fellow teaching awards for best instruction by an attending surgeon. Additionally, Dr. Jawa has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers, and presented at more than 50 national conferences. He is very active in the national orthopaedic community where he is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society (NESES), and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Medical School

  • Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn


  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedics Residency at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals


  • Hand and Microsurgery, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards & Distinction

  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Vice President of the BSSC Research Foundation
  • Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Vice President of the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society (NESES)
  • Top Doctor in Boston (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (Tufts Orthopaedic Residents, 2018)
  • Teacher of the Year Award (NEBH Sports Fellowship, 2017)
  • Best Podium Presentation (NESES Annual Meeting, 2016 & 2017)
  • Robert E. Leach Resident Teaching Award, Boston University Orthopaedic Dept. (2011)
  • Friends of the Foundation
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