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  • 16 physicians offering care for NBA playoff teams

    16 physicians offering care for NBA playoff teams

    Adam Schrag -  

    The top 16 NBA teams hope their players remain in good health for the rest of the 2017 NBA playoffs and more.

    Here are the physicians ensuring the world's top basketball players can play at peak performance:


    Eastern Conference:


    Boston Celtics


    Chief medical officer and head team physician: Brian P. McKeon, MD, of Boston-based New England Baptist Hospital.


    Cleveland Cavaliers


    Head team physician: Richard Parker, MD, of Cleveland Clinic.


    Toronto Raptors


    Team medical director and orthopedic surgeon: Paul Marks, MD, of Toronto-based Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.


    Washington Wizards


    Head team physician: Wiemi Abell Douoguih, MD, of Columbia, Md.-based Medstar Sports Medicine.


    Atlanta Hawks


    Head team physician: Ken Mautner, MD, of Atlanta-based Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center.


    Milwaukee Bucks


    Team physician: Michael D. Gordon, MD, of Milwaukee Orthopaedic Group.


    Indiana Pacers


    Team physician: Timothy A. Hupfer, MD, of Indianapolis-based OrthoIndy.


    Chicago Bulls


    Team physician: Brian Cole, MD, of Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.


    Western Conference:


    Golden State Warriors


    Team physician: Steven S. Isono, MD, of Oakland-based I5 Medical Group.


    San Antonio Spurs


    Team physician: David R. Schmidt, MD, of San Antonio-based Sports Medicine Associates.


    Houston Rockets


    Head team physician: Mark Lowe, MD, of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute.


    Los Angeles Clippers


    Team physician: Steven Shimoyama, MD, of Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey (Calif.) Hospital.


    Utah Jazz


    Head orthopedic team physician: Travis Maak, MD, of Salt Lake City-based University Orthopaedic Center.


    Oklahoma City Thunder


    Head team physician: Carlan K. Yates, MD, of Oklahoma City-based McBride Orthopedic Hospital Clinic.


    Memphis Grizzlies


    Head team physician: Frederick M. Azar, MD, of Memphis-based Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics.


    Portland Trail Blazers


    Team physician and orthopedic surgeon: Donald W. Roberts, MD, of Portland-based ReboundMD.


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