Dr. Keith Meister to operate on New York Yankees player


Keith Meister, MD, is set to perform Tommy John surgery on Jasson Domínguez, an outfielder for the New York Yankees, on Sept. 20. 

The operation is to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in Mr. Domínguez's elbow. The procedure could also include an internal brace, according to a Sept. 14 news release from mlb.com.

The injury was traced back to a Sept. 3 game and got progressively worse as Mr. Domínguezreceived treatment. 

Yankees manager Aaron Boone estimated a 9 to 10 month recovery timeline, the report said. 

Dr. Meister is the director of sports medicine at the Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery in Arlington and is the head team physician for the Texas Rangers, another MLB team. 

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