Dr. James McAndrews, DDS

Dr. James McAndrews, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Dr. James McAndrews, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Downey, CA. He graduated from University of Southern California / School of Dentistry and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and oral surgery.Read his story

10601 Paramount Blvd

Downey, CA 90241

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
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This content was provided by Dr. McAndrews "Dr. James McAndrews is a native of southern California and he attended Crespi Carmelite High School. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo where he received his BS in Biochemistry. While at Cal Poly he played division-one rugby for four years and served as president of the rugby team. Dr. McAndrews received his DDS from the University of Southern California. During dental school, he was involved in several committees, service organizations, and also served as class president all four years. He completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Southern California / Los Angeles County Medical Center. Following his residency Dr. McAndrews joined the attending staff at USC / LAC Medical Center and Keck Medical Center of USC where continues to educate and train the residents. Dr. McAndrews is a Diplomat of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a fellow in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is committed to giving back to his profession and community. Dr. McAndrews lectures regularly to students, residents, and his peers; he has authored several scientific papers and contributed chapters to textbooks. Dr. McAndrews supports at risk and underserved children and youths through his volunteer service with Homeboy Industries, Young & Health of Pasadena, and St. Michael's School of south central Los Angeles. He has received awards from the American Society of Pediatric Dentistry, USC Mobile Clinic, Young & Healthy, and the University of Southern California. In 2011, Dr. McAndrews was recognized by the USC School of Dentistry for his 20 years of Outstanding Service."


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2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

15  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California / School of Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McAndrews has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McAndrews' Reviews

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Dr. McAndrews' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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