Sports Medicine Procedures, Practices and News
July 11, 2011
William Sterett, MD, an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon formerly of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will begin seeing patients again this month at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Vail and Edwards, Colo., according to a report from Vail Daily.
After performing an MRI on Kansas City Royals catcher Jason Kendall, Neal ElAttrache, MD, found that Mr. Kendall will need shoulder surgery that will sideline him until 2013, according to a Kansas City Star report.
Marc Philippon, MD, a sports medicine and hip surgeon at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., will perform a procedure to repair labral tears in Seattle Storm forward Lauren Jackson, according to a report from The Seattle Times.
July 07, 2011
Anthony Galea, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Toronto, has agreed to cooperate with federal investigators on charges that he used human growth hormones when treating professional athletes, according to a report from The Vancouver Sun.
J. Michael Donohue, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, is joining Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, a practice with locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, according to a Fulda Free Press report.
July 05, 2011
Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant recently received a platelet-rich plasma injection in Europe, according to an ESPN report.
Anthony Galea, MD, a Canadian sports medicine physician who was accused of smuggling unapproved human growth hormones into the United States to treat professional athletes, is scheduled to appear before a U.S. District Court in New York, according to a USA Today report.
July 01, 2011
Concussion specialists at the University at Buffalo (N.Y.) have developed a test that helps athletes determine when they can safely return to play after a concussion, according to a university news report.
Josh Blomgren, MD, an internal sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, will serve as head physician to rapper Snoop Dogg's Snoop Dogg Youth Football League, according to an All Hip Hop News report.
June 28, 2011
James Andrews, MD, performed surgery on professional football player Terrell Owens for a torn anterior cruciate ligament, which could end his career, according to an Ironton Tribune report.