Drs. Neal ElAttrache, Russell VanderWilde & more: 17 orthopedic surgeons in this week's headlines

Written by Adam Schrag | March 31, 2017 | Print  |

Here are 17 orthopedic surgeons who made the news this week:

Olympia (Wash.) Orthopaedics Associates welcomed orthopedic surgeon Milan Moore, MD, to its practice.

 

Elkins, W.Va.-based Davis Medical Center added Walter Boardwine, MD, to its Buckhannon, W.Va. practice.

 

Steve Yoon, MD, of Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic extracted bone marrow from Red Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz's hip bone and back and injected it into his flexor tendon.

 

Ken Akizuki, MD, of San Francisco-based SOAR Medical and Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic evaluated San Francisco Giants pitcher Will Smith's elbow and recommended he undergo Tommy John Surgery.

 

Allen K. Sills, MD, of Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center was appointed chief medical officer of the NFL by league commissioner Roger Goodell.

 

James Andrews, MD, of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Pensacola, Fla.; Kyle Hammond, MD, of Emory University of School of Medicine in Atlanta; and Kenneth R. Mautner, MD, of Emory Health treated Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap.

 

Russell VanderWilde, MD, of Spokane, Wash.-based Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists; Thomas Brickner, MD, of Chapel Hill-based University of North Carolina School of Medicine; Greg Skaggs, MD, of Eugene-based University of Oregon; and Christopher George Mazoue, MD, of Columbia, S.C.-based University Specialty Clinics will treat athletes' injuries at this weekend's men's Final Four tournament in Phoenix.

 

Douglas Evans, MD, of Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine will coordinate medical care for hockey players participating in the upcoming NCAA Frozen Four tournament in Chicago.

 

Deena Casiero, MD, of Farmington, Conn.-based UConn Health; Jeffrey Guy, MD, of Columbia-based University Specialty Clinics; Geoffrey Abrams, MD, of The Palo Alto (Calif.) Veterans Affairs Health Care System; and orthopedists from Columbus (Miss.) Orthopaedic Clinic will treat athletes' injuries at this weekend's women's Final Four tournament in Dallas.

 

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