Drs. Dharmesh Vyas performs surgery on 2 Penguins' stars

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Pittsburgh Penguins team physician Dharmesh Vyas, MD, PhD, has performed elbow surgery on Evgeni Malkin and shoulder surgery on Zach Aston-Reese, NHL reported Aug. 17.

Mr. Malkin's procedure was performed at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and Mr. Aston-Reese's was performed at UPMC Montefiore Hospital, both in Pittsburgh.

John Fowler, MD, of UPMC Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgery assisted Dr. Vyas in Mr. Malkin's case.

Mr. Malkin is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks, while Mr. Anton-Reese is likely to be out for six months.

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