Drs. Richard Parker, Bryan Kelly & more: 27 orthopedic surgeons in the headlines this week — May 20, 2016

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Here are 27 orthopedic surgeons in the news this past week.

Richard D. Parker, MD, performed knee surgery on Washington Wizards' point guard John Wall.


Bryan T. Kelly, MD, performed hip surgery on New York Rangers' center Oscar Lindberg.


The University of Minnesota's David Fischer, MD, was the team physician for the 1992 U.S. Men's Olympic basketball team, better known as the Dream Team, and now he's auctioning off a signed poster from the team.


Marcus Cook, MD, performed knee surgery on Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker.


James Andrews, MD, performed surgery on Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval.


Former University of Notre Dame (Ind.) team physician Willard Yergler, MD, passed away at age 73 from cancer-related complications.


Riley J. Williams III, MD, performed knee surgery on New Jersey Devils' forward Patrik Elias.


William Meyers, MD, performed surgery on New Jersey Devils' goalie Cory Schneider.


Connecticut Magazine named Michael Brand, MD, a Top Doc.


The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named Terry Orr, MD, winner of its John J. Clair Jr. Award.


Marc Philippon, MD, is scheduled to perform hip surgery on Oakland A's Mark Canha.


Insider Tom E. Curran insinuated Mark D. Price, MD, PhD, will become the New England Patriots' new medical director.


David B. Galluch, MD, is the recipient of the Ohio Athletic Trainer's Association 2016 Team Physician Award.


Nicolas Mast, MD, at Dignity Health Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco performed the Bay Area's first hospital-based, same-day hip replacement surgery.


John J. Callaghan, MD, and his wife gave the University of Notre Dame a $3 million gift to endow the men's tennis head coaching position.


Orthopedic surgeon and Army Col. Martha K. Lenhart, MD, PhD, received the "U.S. Army Hero of Military Medicine" honor at the Heroes of Military Medicine Award banquet in Washington D.C.


R.J. Black Schultz, MD, died at age 83 in Pueblo, Colo.


Gregory Harbach, MD, joined Banner Health and will see patients at Banner Health Clinic in Fallon, Nev.


Continental Who's Who recognized Tamara K. Pylawka, MD, as a Pinnacle Professional in the healthcare field.


The Arkansas Medical Society named Scott Cooper, MD, president.


Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Medical Center South named Richard Picerno, MD, to its board of directors.


Indiana University Health Goshen named David Koronkiewicz, DO, the inaugural medical director of quality.


Fort Collins, Colo.-based Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies added Riley Hale, MD, to its physician team.


Lisa Lattanza, MD, led a team of University of California San Francisco Health surgeons in performing a first-of-its-kind elbow transplant.


Arthroscopy Association of North America named John C. Richmond, MD, president.


The Philadelphia Hand Center welcomed Kenneth A. Kearns, MD, to its medical staff.


The International Association of HealthCare Professionals welcomed John P. Schroeppel, MD, to the organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.


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