8 surgeons treating professional athletes — January

Written by Jackie Drees | February 06, 2019 | Print  |

Here are eight orthopedic surgeons that treated professional athletes in January.

Michelle Carlson, MD, operated on the third metacarpal in Charlotte Hornets' center Cody Zeller's right hand. Dr. Carlson also performed ligament repair surgery on Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie's right thumb.

Thomas Mehlhoff, MD, performed arthroscopic surgery on Houston Astros' third baseman Alex Bregman's right elbow.

James Andrews, MD, operated on Stanford (Calif.) University running back Bryce Love's torn anterior cruciate ligament ahead of the NFL draft.

Steve Shin, MD, repaired the torn ligament in Houston Rocket's center Clint Capela's right thumb.

John Fernandez, MD, operated on Chicago Bulls' rookie center Wendell Carter Jr.'s left thumb Jan. 21.

Pat Connor, MD, performed an arthroscopic procedure on Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton's right shoulder.

Robert Watkins, MD, examined MRI results of Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota's neck injury.

Andrew Dossett, MD, diagnosed Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris with transient cervical neuropraxia.

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