15 orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes in February 2017

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Here are 15 orthopedic surgeons who treated professional athletes in February:

Team physicians Spero G. Karas, MD, and Mark D. Price, MD, PhD, treated Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots players during last month's Super Bowl in Houston.


Pitcher Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds was treated by team physician Timothy Kremchek, MD, after suffering an elbow-related setback.


George Paletta Jr., MD, performed Tommy John surgery on St. Louis Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes.


Robert LaPrade, MD, operated on Bucks forward Jabari Parker's torn left ACL.


Juliet DeCampos, MD, of Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute served as a spring training team physician for the Cincinnati Reds.


James Andrews, MD, treated Atlanta Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez's injured shoulder.


Marc J. Philippon, MD, performed hip surgery on Denver Broncos center Matt Paradis.


David Altchek, MD, performed arthroscopic surgery on Cleveland Cavaliers player Kevin Love's knee.


Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, performed surgery on Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine's torn ACL.


Orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist, Michelle G. Carlson, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery operated on Toronto Raptors' guard Kyle Lowry's wrist.


Walt Lowe, MD, of Houston-based Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center operated on Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton's knee.


After a follow-up MRI revealed the extent of 76ers player Joel Embiid's meniscus tear, chief team medical director Jonathan Glashow, MD, and the team announced the center would miss the rest of the season.


James Andrews, MD, and Neal ElAttrache, MD, evaluated Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price's elbow in Indianapolis after the former AL CY Young winner complained of soreness.


David Altchek, MD, performed Tommy John surgery on Alex Kirilloff's left elbow.


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