Dr. Richard Ferkel operates on Trailblazers' Rodney Hood — 3 insights

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Richard Ferkel, MD, repaired the ruptured Achilles tendon of Portland Trailblazers forward Rodney Hood Dec. 11, The Oregonian reports.

What you should know:

1. Mr. Hood will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

2. Mr. Hood ruptured his Achilles tendon in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers Dec. 6.

3. Dr. Ferkel is an orthopedic surgeon at Van Nuys-based Southern California Orthopedic Institute.

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