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At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine annual meeting, researchers, including Ryan P. Donegan, MD, MS, of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., presented the results of a study on arthroscopic bankart repair surgery and a cost-effective option for patients suffering their first shoulder dislocation.

James Andrews, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon recently performed successful elbow surgery on the Tampa Bay Rays top pitching prospect Taylor Guerrieri, according to a Tampa Bay Times report.

Parkview Health, based in Fort Wayne, Ind., has formed Parkview Sports Medicine, a partnership designed to provide athletes with comprehensive care, according to a wane.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.

In a recent study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine annual meeting, researchers examined the reoccurrence of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction surgery in patients that had already undergone the procedure.

Dr. David GeierDr. Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Charleston, South Carolina. He also serves as chairman of the Public Relations Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

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.

Dr. David Geier For generations, a Tommy John injury spelled the end of a pitcher’s career. With the development of ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction, baseball players could return to throwing at a competitive level. Now most studies show rates for return to sports after Tommy John surgery between 80% and 90% for one year after surgery.

Dr. David GeierDr. Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Charleston, South Carolina. He also serves as chairman of the Public Relations Committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Wesley Cox, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, recently performed elbow surgery on professional golfer John Daly, according to a Golf Digest report.

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