Dr. Steven Shin repairs Los Angeles Lakers Larry Nance's left hand: 4 highlights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | November 07, 2017 | Print  |

Steven Shin, MD, performed surgery to repair Los Angeles Lakers Larry Nance Jr.'s left hand, according to the NBA.

Here are four highlights:


1. Mr. Nance fractured the second metacarpal on his left hand. He is expected to return in four to six weeks.


2. Dr. Shin is an orthopedic surgeon and director of hand surgery at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angles. He has served as a hand consultant for all major professional sports teams in Los Angeles.


3. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Shin serves on committees for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society of Surgery of the Hand. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Hand Surgery, an associate editor for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and a former contributing editor for the

Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery.


4. Dr. Shin is a Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic sports medicine fellowship program faculty member and was selected as an American Osteopathic Association emerging leader, ASSH young leader and AAOS leadership fellow.


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