Dr. David Altchek performs arthroscopic surgery on Bucks' Mirza Teletovic: 3 notes

Mackenzie Garrity -   Print  |

David Altchek, MD, performed knee surgery on Milwaukee Bucks forward Mirza Teletovic, according to the NBA.

Here are three notes:


1. Dr. Altchek performed the arthroscopic surgery on Mr. Teletovic's left knee to repair cartilage. The surgery was performed at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.


2. Mr. Teletovic is expected to return in four weeks. Bucks team physician William Raasach, MD, was also present for the surgery.


3. Dr. Altchek is the medical director for the New York Mets and a medical consultant for the NBA. He is the former team physician for the U.S. Davis Cup tennis team.


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