A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Andrew B. Dossett, MD attended Jesuit High School there. He received a football scholarship to the University of Southern California where he was honored for his scholastic achievement by being named a summa cum laude graduate and being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Dossett attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After graduating, he completed a University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Orthopaedic residency at Parkland Hospital and affiliated hospitals. As a resident, Dr. Dossett presented papers at a number of national medical conferences on trauma research conducted at Parkland Hospital.
After completing his residency, Dr. Dossett was awarded a one-year fellowship in spine surgery under Robert Watkins, MD at the renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Dossett is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, a certified member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and an active member of the North American Spine Society. In addition, he is a member of the National Football League Team Physicians and the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Organizations and serves as a spine consultant for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club, the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and the Dallas Stars Hockey Club. Dr. Dossett also serves as a consultant to numerous Division I athletic programs in treating their athletes that have spinal disorders.
Dr. Dossett is the author of numerous articles on fusions in the lumbar spine, as well as neck injuries in athletes, and presents on a national basis for athletic injuries to both the cervical and lumbar spine.
Dr. Dossett, married and the father of six children, enjoys spending time with his family and, in his free time, thinks about playing golf.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Spine Surgery Fellowship
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
North American Spine Society
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Scottish Rite Children's Hospital
North Central Surgical Center
Baylor University Medical Center
National Football League Team Physicians Organization
Major League Baseball Team Physicians Organization
Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Spine Consultant
Texas Rangers Baseball Club, Spine Consultant
Dallas Stars Hockey Club, Spine Consultant