Drs. Shaina Drummond, David Altchek & more: 25 orthopedic surgeons in this week's headlines


Here are 25 orthopedic surgeons who made the news this week:

James Andrews, MD, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offered a third opinion on Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller's elbow.


Keith Meister, MD, of TMI Sports Medicine in Arlington, Texas recommended Minnesota Twins pitcher Ryan O'Rourke undergo surgery to repair the partially torn ligament in his elbow.


Orthopedic surgeon Robert Singer, DO, joined Huntingdon, Pa.-based J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital.


Orthopedic surgeon Patrick Halpin, MD, is retiring after a lengthy career.


Lisa DeGnore, MD, and Matthew Luckett, MD, joined Lexington-based Baptist Health Medical Group Orthopedic Surgery.


Orthopedic surgeons Aimee Brasher, MD, and Eric Fuller, MD, were among New Lenox, Ill.-based Silver Cross Hospital's recent medical staff appointments.

Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine specialists Gregory Bisignani, MD, and Ralph Passarelli, MD, joined Greensburg, Pa.-based Excela Health Medical Group.

Mayo Noerdlinger, MD, was named a top orthopedic surgeon in New Hampshire Magazine's list of 2017 Top Doctors.

Bryan Bomberg, MD, and Alexander Meininger, MD, of Steamboat Springs, Colo.-based Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates performed a new procedure that was the first of its kind in the Rocky Mountains.

Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Stacie Grossfeld, MD, of Louisville-based Orthopaedic Specialists was named 2017 volunteer of the year by the YMCA at Norton Commons.

James E. Tibone, MD, will be featured in the upcoming publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.

Shaina Drummond, MD, of Dallas-based University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center revealed her tips and methods for physicians seeking to avoid burnout.

Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Professor of orthopedic surgery David Ruch, MD, completed the first surgery using Arthrosurface's OsteoMATE arthrodesis implant.

Richard Guyer, MD, of Plano-based Center for Disc Replacement at the Texas Back Institute operated on Tiger Woods' back to treat the golfer's sciatica.

Christopher C. Dodson, MD, of Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute performed arthroscopic surgery on 76ers forward Robert Covington.

Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, offered a second opinion on an Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller's elbow.

David Altchek, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery performed shoulder surgery on New York Knicks center Joakim Noah.  

American Medical Response announced Angela Fiege, MD, of Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital is NASCAR's new safety team medical director.

Foot and ankle specialist Richard D. Ferkel, MD, of Los Angeles-based Southern California Orthopedic Institute treated Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin's toe.

University of Pittsburgh department of orthopedic surgery Chair Freddie H. Fu, MD, evaluated and treated international soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic's knee.

Princeton, Ill.-based Perry Memorial Hospital welcomed Allen Van, MD, to the team.

More articles on orthopedics:
Dr. James Tibone to be featured in The Leading Physicians of the World

Dr. Stacie Grossfeld named volunteer of the year by YMCA — 5 notes

Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates surgeons perform new procedure for 1st time — 4 details

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