George Paletta Jr., MD, will perform Tommy John surgery on St. Louis Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes, the team reports.
For decades, athletes had only one option if they tore their ulnar collateral ligament; reconstructive surgery, better known as Tommy John surgery.
Steve Shin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, will fix the torn ligament in the left thumb of Los Angeles Clippers' point guard Chris Paul, the Eagle Tribune reports.
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Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.-based Integrated Endoscopy tapped orthopedic surgeon David Bailie, MD, its chief medical officer and chair of the advisory board, according to Yahoo! Finance.
Nathaniel Lowen, MD, is an orthopedic spine surgeon at Boca Raton-based Florida Back Institute.
Atlantic, Iowa-based Cass County Health System named Brett Altman its new CEO.
A study published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examined the complication rate of patients with high body mass indexes after undergoing a total knee arthroscopy.
Here are four orthopedic and spine surgeons that treated professional athletes in December 2016.