Dr. Patrick Connor repairs racer Denny Hamlin's shoulder at surgery center — 4 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | November 22, 2019 | Print  |

Patrick Connor, MD, performed arthroscopic surgery on the left shoulder of NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin at Charlotte (N.C.) Surgery Center, USA Today reports.

What you should know:

1. Dr. Connor repaired Mr. Hamlin's torn labrum.

2. Mr. Hamlin had lived with the injury for years and planned to get the surgery done after the 2019 racing season concluded.

3. Mr. Hamlin's racing team expects he'll make a full recovery for the 2020 season.

4. Dr. Connor is an orthopedic surgeon with Charlotte-based OrthoCarolina.

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