Grand Rounds

Date: 12/18 & 25/2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
2ACC Learning Center
Topic: No Conference
Facilitator: N/A

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Andrew J. Veitch, MD (photo)

Name: Andrew J. Veitch, MD
Title: Associate Professor
Specialty: Sports Medicine
Head Team Physician: UNM Lobos
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Residency: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of California at Los Angeles

Dr. Veitch specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine injuries with an emphasis on knees and shoulders. He also performs fracture care.

Dr. Veitch completed his medical education at the University of New Mexico. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at University of California at Los Angeles. He began practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics sports medicine division here at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 2003. The focus of his medical practice is on sports injuries, knee and shoulder injuries. He is the head team physician with the University of New Mexico varsity lobo athletic teams.

He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery, a fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Medical Director for the University of New Mexico Lobos.


  • Miller RA, Firoozbakhsh K, Veitch A.J.  A biomechanical evaluation of internal fixation for ankle arthrodesis comparing two methods of joint surface preparation. Ortho 2000 May 23 (5):457-60.
  • Veitch A, Firoozbakhsh K, Pribyl CR, McNally T. In vitro biomechanical evaluation of the double loop suture for flexor tendon repair. Clinical Orthop 2000 Aug(377):228-34.
  • Veitch A, Schenck RC, Heckman J. Open reduction and internal fixation of intra-articular fractures of the tibia. Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. 2001. (Book chapter)