Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph operates on Yankees' prospect Dustin Fowler — 4 key notes

Written by Eric Oliver | June 30, 2017 | Print  |

Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush surgeon Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, performed a procedure to repair an open rupture of the patellar tendon in New York Yankees' outfielder Dustin Fowler's right knee, MLB.com reports.

Here's what you should know:

 

1. Mr. Fowler made his Major League debut June 29.

 

In the first inning, Mr. Fowler ran into a low fence at Guaranteed Rate Field, causing the rupture. He was carted off the field.

 

2. Mr. Fowler was taken to Rush, and Dr. Bush-Joseph operated immediately on him. He's expected to miss the rest of the season.

 

3. Dr. Bush-Joseph is a Chicago White Sox team physician.

 

4. He serves on the editorial board of several orthopedic journals including the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

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