16 physicians offering care for NBA playoff teams Featured

Written by  Adam Schrag | Friday, 21 April 2017 22:01
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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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