About Dr. Jeffers


Personalized Care with Expertise and Integrity

Dr. Andrew Jeffers is committed to providing customized care based on your needs and your expectations.  He values patient education and is committed to giving you the information you need to make decisions about your care. 

He is well-respected among his peers, his community, and his patients for his straightforward, honest, and skilled approach.  He is highly regarded for his leadership, teaching, and expertise for which he has previously received Physician of the Year at St. Johns Regional Medical Center.

In the past, he has served as Chief of Surgery and then Chief of Staff at St. Johns Regional Medical Center and St. John's Hospital Camarillo.   He currently serves as Medical Director of the St. John's Orthopaedic Center.   

Education

Andrew Jeffers, MD was one of the select high school students who was accepted into the University of Michigan Medical School out of high school.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Michigan and his medical degree from the University of Michigan.  He then completed a five-year residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Michigan which included staffing University of Michigan football games and attending to the injured players. 



Certification

Dr. Jeffers is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

Experience

After his residency, Dr. Jeffers was asked to stay on as a teaching faculty in the Adult Reconstruction (aka Joint) Section of the Orthopaedic Surgery Section at the University of Michigan.  He also had a concurrent appointment as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital, where he was able to clear a five-year backlog of veterans requiring joint replacements within two years. 

Dr Jeffers then joined a large orthopaedic practice in the Pasadena area but was drawn to the Ventura County area as his wife, Dr. Lynn Jeffers, grew up in the area and they moved to be closer to family.  He has run a successful solo practice in Oxnard and Camarillo since 2003. 

Leadership

Dr. Andrew Jeffers has earned the trust of his colleagues and was elected as the Medical Staff President of St. John's Regional Medical Center and Hospital Camarillo.  He has also served as the Chief of Surgery of both hospitals, as well as many leadership committees within the hospital including search committees, operating room efficiency and safety, and strategic planning sessions.  Dr. Jeffers is currently the Medical Director of St. John's Orthopedic Center which is focused on improving the care and experience of orthopaedic patients.  

Membership

Dr. Jeffers is a member of: 

Honors and Continuing Education 


Innovation

Dr. Jeffers values patient safety and efficiency during surgery and as such, has designed the Jeffers Hip Retractor for use during anterior hip replacements.  In addition to his clinical duties, he also acts as the Chief Medical Officer of Crely, (https://www.crely.ai/)  seeking to identify early infections after surgery and improving the outcomes of joint replacement surgery.