Dr. Glen Ross operates on Jets' Kelechi Osemele despite team's protest — 3 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | October 28, 2019 | Print  |

Dr. Glen Ross performed surgery on New York Jets offensive guard Kelechi Osemele's right shoulder despite the team not approving the procedure, the New York Post reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. Osemele tore the labrum in his shoulder. The Jets believed the injury was minor enough that he could play through it, but Mr. Osemele objected and sought out surgery.

2. The Jets fined and then cut Mr. Osemele for missing practice. Mr. Osemele filed a grievance against the team, appealing the fines. The NFL Players Association backs Mr. Osemele.

3. Dr. Ross is the chief of sports medicine at Boston-based New England Baptist Hospital. He sees patients out of the Brighton and Waltham, Mass., offices of Pro Sports Orthopedics.

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