Dr. David Schmidt operates on San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker — 4 takeaways

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

San Antonio Spurs team physician David R. Schmidt, MD, of San Antonio-based Sports Medicine Associates performed surgery on guard Tony Parker.

Here's what you need to know:


1. Mr. Parker suffered the injury during a playoff game on May 3.


2. Dr. Schmidt repaired Mr. Parker's ruptured left quadriceps tendon.


3. The team announced Mr. Parker's timeline for return will be determined and announced at a later date.


4. My San Antonio revealed Mr. Parker's injury typically requires four to eight months for recovery.


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