Christine McAndrew, PA-C

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Christine McAndrew, PA-C, is a physician assistant with the Hand Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Athletic Training - West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Graduate Degree

Master of Physician Assistant Sciences - Salus University, Elkins Park, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Physician Assistant

Departments and Services




Colen DL, Bank J, McAndrew C, Levin LS:  Commentary:  Reconstruction for all:  The case for pediatric hand transplantation. Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation, 2:3, 47-52. January 2016.

Gálvez JA, Gralewski K, McAndrew C, Rehman MA, Chang B, Levin LS. Assessment of Planning for a Pediatric Bilateral Hand Transplant Using 3-Dimensional Modeling: Case Report. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar;41(3):341-3.


Pulos N, Shaked A, Abt PL, Doll SL, McAndrew CT, Chang B, Levin LS. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2015 Jun;19(2):68-72.

Posters and Presentations


McAndrew C: The Power of Teamwork: The Road to the World’s First Pediatric Bilateral Hand Transplant, Feagin Leadership Program, Durham, NC, May 2017


McAndrew C: Pediatric VCA: Psychosocial Care. Second Annual Chauvet Workshop Paris, France, September 2016

McAndrew C: Look Ma Two Hands! AOPO Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Annual Meeting Austin, TX,  June 2016

McAndrew C: An Incredible Story of Orthopaedic Surgery. American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX, May 2016

McAndrew C: ATC to PA-C. West Chester University Athletic Training Journal Club. West Chester, PA, April 2016

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


June 2008 – Present, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Member
June 2008 – Present, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA) Member