Dr. Keith Meister performs Padres prospect Anderson Espinoza's 2nd Tommy John surgery — 4 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | April 24, 2019 | Print  |

Keith Meister, MD, performed a second Tommy John surgery on San Diego Padres pitcher Anderson Espinoza, after Mr. Espinoza ruptured a graft, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. Espinoza was rehabilitating from the first Tommy John procedure when he suffered the setback.

2. Dr. Meister performed the initial reconstruction in August 2017. He performed the second Tommy John procedure April 22.

3. Mr. Espinoza last pitched in 2016.

4. Dr. Meister is the head team physician for the Texas Rangers and director of Arlington, Texas-based TMI Sports Medicine. He previously served as the head team physician for the Dallas Stars and USA Hockey.

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