Dr. Greg Altman repairs Pirates' Erik Gonzalez's broken collarbone — 3 insights

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Greg Altman, MD, operated on Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Erik Gonzalez to repair his broken left collarbone April 25, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. Gonzalez fractured his collarbone after colliding with a teammate April 19.

2. The team has not yet determined a timeline for his return.

3. Dr. Altman is an orthopedic surgeon with Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network. He is a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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