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Timothy Kremchek, MD, was recently scheduled to perform shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum in the right shoulder of Cincinnati Reds' left fielder Ryan Ludwick.
Here are 20 orthopedic surgeons who recently performed surgery on professional athletes.
Here are 13 orthopedic surgeons who recently performed surgery on professional athletes.
Professional athletes may be at an increased risk of infection after ACL reconstruction, according to a report in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
James Andrews, MD, performed ulnar collateral ligament repair on Oakland Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson after platelet-rich plasma injections failed to relieve his pain.
Of the 40,000 surgeries James Andrews, MD, has performed in his career, around 30 percent have been for college or professional athletes. As one of the founding members of Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala., an orthopedic consultant for the Washington Redskins professional football team and medical director for the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team, Dr. Andrews has seen more than his fair share of season-endangering injuries.