Dr. Neal ElAttrache to perform season-ending surgery on A's pitcher Sean Manaea: 4 details

Written by Jackie Drees | September 12, 2018 | Print  |

Neal ElAttrache, MD, will perform arthroscopic surgery on the left shoulder of Oakland A's pitcher Sean Manaea next week, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Here's what you should know:

1. Mr. Manaea's injury was initially described as rotator-cuff tendinitis. He began to experience discomfort in his left shoulder at the end of August.

2. A's Manager Bob Melvin said Mr. Manaea is expected to miss the rest of this season as well as most of the 2019 season to recover.

3. Dr. ElAttrache is an orthopedic surgeon at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. He is the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation board chairman and program director for the Kerlan-Jobe fellowship. He is the president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

4. Dr. ElAttrache is the head team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Rams. He is also an orthopedic consultant to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks and the PGA Tour.

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