Bob Anderson, MD, performed surgery on Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman following an injury he suffered Nov. 9, according to The Seattle Times.
Four years before his death, a NFL player underwent a brain scan, which indicated he suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Now, his autopsy confirms that result, Chicago Tribune reports.
The global sports medicine market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.9 percent through 2024, according to a Data Bridge Market Research report.
Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, is a sports medicine physician with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago and serves as the team physician for the Chicago White Sox. He was elected to the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Board and served as president of the MLB Team Physician Association.
Rick White, MD, of Mexico, Mo.-based SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Audrain, emphasizes two concerns that keep him up at night as well as exciting new approaches in sports medicine.
Here are five sports medicine physicians who joined new practices or took on new roles.
NFL chief medical officer Allen Sills, MD, defended the Indianapolis Colts' decision to allow quarterback Jacoby Brissett to continue playing after a fourth quarter hit that led to a late concussion diagnosis, according to SB Nation.

8. Geisinger Gray's Woods welcomes Dr. Hithrem Rahmi: 4 key points

Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 15 November 2017 14:41
Hithem Rahmi, DO, an orthopedic surgeon, joined Geisinger Gray's Woods in Matilda, Pa., according to The Sentinel.
The Phoenix Suns in partnership with Steward Health Care opened the Steward Center for Sports Medicine and Community Health in Phoenix.
Allentown, Pa.-based St. Luke's Orthopedic Care welcomed sports medicine specialist William McCafferty, DO, according to the Saucon Source.
Walt Lowe, MD, operated on Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson's ACL, according to Sports Illustrated.
Robert LaPrade, MD, operated on South African track and field sprinter Wayde van Niekerk, according to IOL.
James Andrews, MD, scoped the left knee of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford, ESPN reports.
Steven Shin, MD, performed surgery to repair Los Angeles Lakers Larry Nance Jr.'s left hand, according to the NBA.
Here are 16 orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes in October.
James Andrews, MD, will join five others as the 2017 class of inductees into the Alabama Business Hall of Fame, AL.com reports.
Robert LaPrade, MD, of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., showcased an anatomic ACL reconstruction surgery live on Facebook.

18. Dr. John Cory joins OSPI in Arizona: 4 notes

Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 06 November 2017 21:53
Gilbert, Ariz.-based OSPI welcomed John Cory, MD, to its team, according to NB Herard.
New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery physicians William Ricci, MD, and Martin O'Malley, MD, will insert a titanium rod into the left shin of Minnesota Twins' third baseman Miguel Sano, MLB.com.
Brian Forsythe, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, performed arthroscopic surgery on Chicago Fire midfielder Juninho.
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