9 orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes l March 2019

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Nine orthopedic surgeons treated professional athletes in March 2019:

Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, repaired the ulnar collateral ligament of Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez.

Doug Freedberg, MD, performed arthroscopic knee surgery on Oakland Athletics catcher Chris Herrmann.

Hugh Gelabert, MD, performed a successful thoracic outlet decompression procedure on Los Angeles Lakers small forward Brandon Ingram.

James Andrews, MD, performed Tommy John surgery March 18 on Chicago White Sox pitching prospect Dane Dunning's right elbow.

Scott Luallin, MD, performed arthroscopic surgery on the right knee of Sporting Kansas City forward Erik Hurtado.

Shawn O'Driscoll, MD, PhD, and Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD, performed an arthroscopic surgery on Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose.

The Oakland Athletics will be without first baseman Matt Olson for a period of time, after Steve Shin, MD, performed surgery on his right hand.

Richard Gellman, MD, performed a surgery to repair the fractured tibia and fibula of Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic.

William C. Meyers, MD, performed surgery to repair the core muscle New Orleans Pelican Guard Jrue Holiday injured.

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