Frank Jobe, MD, developer of Tommy John shoulder surgery, died March 6 in Santa Monica, Calif., at the age of 88, according to a report from The New York Times.
Xavier A. Duralde, MD, of Atlanta-based Piedmont Hospital performed surgery on Atlanta Hawks Forward Gustavo Ayon. He was accompanied by the Hawks' team physician, Michael Bernot MD, of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic
Steven Meier, MD, a medical director at the La Peer Health Systems Shoulder Surgery Center of Excellence, recently performed the facility's first hemi cap arthroplasty.
Neal ElAttrache, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, will perform shoulder surgery on two-time Welterweight World Champion Andre Berto, according to a Fightnews.com report.
Anthony Romeo, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, will perform season-ending shoulder surgery on the Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Tim Wood, according to an MLB.com report.
On Wednesday, David Altchek, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is scheduled to perform shoulder surgery on the Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Andrew Bailey, according to an ESPN Boston report.
Yesterday, Jon Warner, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, performed successful shoulder surgery on the Columbus Blue Jackets recent right wing acquisition Nathan Horton, according to a Fox News report.
David Mack, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician, practices with North Cypress Sports Medicine Center in Houston. Dr. Mack has served as the center's medical director since its inception. He focuses on reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and the knee. Dr. Mack performs procedures at North Cypress Medical Center, Cy-Fair Surgery Center, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and Wortham Surgery Center.