Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman will undergo a second, season-ending knee surgery. The procedure, which will be performed by Houston-based orthopedic surgeon Mark Adickes, MD, is the fourth on his right knee.
Ronnie Brewer, shooting guard for the New York Knicks, underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee. Answorth Allen, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery, performed the procedure.
James Andrews, MD, orthopedic surgeon of Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla., performed knee surgery on New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas.
James Andrews, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Fla., performed Tommy John surgery on Miami Marlins relief pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo.
Wiemi Douoguih, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and director of sports medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., has performed elbow surgery on Nationals pitcher Henry Rodriguez.
Thomas Graham, MD, orthopedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, will perform wrist surgery on Winnipeg Jets' defensemen Zach Bogosian.
Thomas Graham, MD, a hand surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, will perform wrist surgery on Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista.
Heinz Hoenecke, MD, and Lorenzo Pacelli, MD, orthopedic surgeons at Scripps Health in San Diego, performed elbow surgery on San Diego Padres' pitcher Tim Stauffer.
Bryan Kelly, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, performed arthroscopic hip surgery on New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Ryan Meara.
Tim Kremchek, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, performed shoulder surgery on Cincinnati Reds pitcher Nick Masset.
Stephen Lemos, MD, an orthopedic and sports medicine physician at DMC Sports Medicine-Warren in Warren, Mich., will perform shoulder surgery on Oakland Athletics' third baseman Brandon Inge.
Scott Luallin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon with Carondelet Orthopaedic Surgeons in Overland Park, Kan., will perform knee surgery on Sporting Kansas City forward Teal Bunbury.
Matt Snyder, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Fort Wayne Orthopedics, will perform hip surgery on Fort Wayne Komets goalkeeper Nick Boucher.
Richard Steadman, MD, founder of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will perform knee surgery on Miami Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison.
John Uribe, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Doctors Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla., has performed shoulder surgery on Florida Panthers defenseman Erik Gudbranson.
New York Mets third baseman Zach Lutz will undergo wrist surgery to repair a broken hamate bone. Andrew Weiland, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery, will perform the procedure.
16 Orthopedic Surgeries for Professional Athletes FeaturedWritten by Jaimie Oh | September 14, 2012
Here are 16 orthopedic surgeries for professional athletes.
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