14 professional athletes undergoing spine, orthopedic surgery in 60 days

Carly Behm -  

Multiple professional athletes have seen leading spine and orthopedic surgeons for surgery in the last 60 days.

1. Foot and ankle specialist David Porter, MD, performed surgery on Utah Jazz center Udoka Azubuike.

2. Craig Mintzer, MD, operated on Orlando Pride goalkeeper Erin McLeod's right knee.

3. Josef Martinez, a forward for Atlanta United, underwent arthroscopic knee surgery.

4. Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed knee surgery on Oklahoma City Thunder guard Vít Krejčí.

5. Thomas Graham, MD, operated on the left wrist of professional golfer Bryson DeChambeau to address a fractured hook of the hamate.

6. Keith Meister, MD, completed Tommy John surgery on Oakland A's pitcher Deolis Guerra.

7. Dr. ElAttrache operated on free-agent outfielder Michael Conforto's shoulder.

8. Pittsburgh Penguins center Brian Boyle had surgery in Pittsburgh. Dharmesh Vyas, MD, PhD, operated on Mr. Boyle's left knee.

9. NBA guard Seth Curry of the Brooklyn Nets had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle.

10. Robert Watkins IV, MD, performed spine surgery on Brooklyn Nets forward Ben Simmons.

11. Dr. Meister operated on Minnesota Twins pitcher Chris Paddack's right elbow.

12. Dr. Watkins performed a lumbar discectomy  on Las Vegas Golden Knights captain Mark Stone.

13. Dr. ElAttrache performed arthroscopic knee surgery on Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine.

14. Daniel Kharrazi, MD, performed arthroscopic knee surgery on Khem Birch of the Toronto Raptors.

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