9 athletes who underwent orthopedic surgery this year


During the 2022 sports season, orthopedic surgeons were busy operating on a variety of athletes, from NFL to MLB stars.

Nine athletes who have undergone orthopedic surgery in 2022: 

  1.  Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Bradley Blalock had Tommy John surgery performed by James Andrews, MD. 
  2. Miami Marlins pitcher Max Meyer is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery performed by Neal ElAttrache, MD. 
  3. Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale had an open reduction and internal fixation of a left fifth finger proximal phalanx fracture performed by Matthew Leibman, MD. 
  4. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu will undergo left elbow surgery performed by Dr. ElAttrache. 
  5. Minnesota Twins pitcher Chris Paddack received right elbow surgery performed by Keith Meister, MD. 
  6. Oakland A's pitcher Deolis Guerra received surgery on his right arm performed by Dr. Meister. 
  7. L.A. Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler will undergo surgery on his elbow performed by Dr. ElAttrache. 
  8. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo underwent shoulder surgery.
  9. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield had shoulder surgery performed by Orr Limpisvasti, MD. 

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