Dr. James Andrews repairs meniscus of Tigers' Michael Fulmer — 4 insights

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

James Andrews, MD, repaired the torn meniscus of Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer, MLB.com reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. Mr. Fulmer left his start Sept. 15 after attempting to field a bunt. The team expects he will recover in time for spring training in 2019.

2. Dr. Andrews repaired Mr. Fulmer's meniscus five years ago.

3. Dr. Andrews is a founding partner of Gulf Breeze, Fla.-based Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He is one of the leading orthopedic surgeons in the world, and his center is internationally recognized for its sports medicine treatments.

4. Dr. Andrews is the Tampa Bay Rays' orthopedic medical director.

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