The surgeons operating on quarterbacks in 2023


2023 has been a major year for the NFL injury report. According to a December report from Sports Illustrated, nearly one-third of quarterbacks have missed significant playing time this season due to an injury; the majority being orthopedic. 

Here are the surgeons operating on some of football's most important players in 2023: 

1. Scott Rodeo, MD, performed knee surgery on New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

2. Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed shoulder surgery on Deshaun Watson, quarterbackfor the Cleveland Browns, at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. 

3. Chris Coetzee, MD, operated on Kirk Cousins to repair the Minnesota Vikings quarterback's torn Achilles tendon at Twin Cities Orthopedics in Eagan, Minn.

4. New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers thanked Dr. ElAttrache on social media following his surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. 

5. Keith Meister, MD, performed elbow surgery on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy. 

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