Dr. Richard Gellman operates on leg of Trail Blazers' center Jusuf Nurkic — 4 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | March 27, 2019 | Print  |

Richard Gellman, MD, performed a surgery to repair the fractured tibia and fibula of Portland Trail Blazers' center Jusuf Nurkic, the team reports.


What you should know:

1. Mr. Nurkic suffered the injury March 25.

2. The team expects he will make a full recovery but does not have a timetable for his return.

3. Dr. Gellman is an orthopedic surgeon at Portland, Ore.-based Summit Orthopaedics.

4. He earned his medical degree from New Haven, Conn.-based Yale University, completed a residency at University of California, San Francisco and completed a foot and ankle fellowship in Charlotte, N.C.

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