Dr. Michelle Carlson operates on Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert — 4 insights

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Michelle Carlson, MD, repaired a ligament in the right thumb of Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert Nov. 14, Newsday reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. LeVert suffered the injury Nov. 10.

2. The team expects he will be out for four to six weeks.

3. Dr. Carlson is an orthopedic surgeon at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery.

4. She specializes in treating sports-related hand injuries and fractures, among others.

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