Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler's second Tommy John surgery, mlb.com reported Aug. 23.
Dr. ElAttrache performed the procedure and also repaired a flexor tendon in Mr. Buehler's right arm, the report said. In 2015, Dr. ElAttrache completed the pitcher's first Tommy John surgery.
Mr. Buehler's timeline for recovery is not. A person's first Tommy John surgery can require a yearlong recovery, and a second can take longer, the report said.