8 surgeons treating professional athletes — March 2018

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Here are eight orthopedic and spine surgeons that treated professional athletes in March 2018.

Simon Lee, MD, repaired the ruptured left Achilles tendon of Chicago White Sox prospect Jake Burger.

Rodrigo Lasmar, MD, repaired the broken metatarsal of Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. in early March.

Kirk McCullough, MD, performed meniscus repair surgery on Swope Park Rangers' defender Justin Bilyeu at the Kansas City (Mo.) Orthopaedic Institute March 15.

Keith Meister, MD, repaired the torn ulnar collateral ligaments of Oakland Athletics' pitcher Jharel Cotton and Cleveland Indians' prospect Julian Merryweather.

Bert Mandelbaum, MD, successfully performed right knee surgery on Seattle Sounders' forward Jordan Morris.

Steven Shin, MD, successfully performed surgery on Josh Hart of the Los Angeles Lakers.

James Andrews, MD, repaired the torn ulnar collateral ligaments of Seattle Mariners' pitcher David Phelps, Oakland Athletics' pitcher A.J. Puk and Atlanta Braves' pitcher Jacob "The Strikeout Factory" Lindgren.

Bryan Kelly, MD, will perform arthroscopic hip surgery on Los Angeles Lakers' guard Isaiah Thomas at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

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