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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...surgery.Likely, he won't be the last."That's pretty doubtful that he would be the last," said renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, who performed Smoltz's surgery. "You can't believe how many are out there now that are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...anything that is cutting edge that can get their guys a couple more years in the league," said Dr. Jim Bradley, orthopedic surgeon for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers. "If I was an agent, I'd want the same thing."While Bradley is bullish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/stem-cells-still-uncharted-territ
Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

...with the strict regulation of pain clinics.As an orthopedic surgeon, I often tell patients that I do not treat pain...practice of medicine. (The writer ? an Augusta orthopedic surgeon ? is president of the Richmond County Medical Society...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/year-year-law-ca
Active dogs getting ACL-like surgeries

...knee from shifting, said Dr. Alan Reznik, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine at Yale University...27,000, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Many professional athletes have come back from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2014-10-18/active-dogs-getting-acl-surger
Georgia receiver Justin Scott-Wesley to sit out opener

...school.LOUISVILLE: Wide receiver Devante Parker injured his left foot during practice and will be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, N.C.The school said there is no timetable for Parker's return.VIRGINIA TECH: Michael Brewer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/georgia-receiver-justin-s
Is a certificate of need needless? Hospital issue still ripe for debate

...ineffectual.Clearly this is still another issue with room for reasonable people to disagree. (The writer is an Augusta orthopedic surgeon. A version of this column appeared originally in this year's April newsletter of the Richmond County Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/certificate-need
Snuff already

...someone to propose the exact opposite.Which is precisely what Regent Thomas Hopkins is proposing.Dr. Hopkins, an orthopedic surgeon, is calling for a ban of all tobacco products on every campus in Georgia. His reasoning isn't hard to figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-14/snuff-already
Social media fuel dangerous weight-loss goal

...this visual comparison of how your body does or doesn't stack up."Dr. Vonda Wright, a Pittsburgh-based orthopedic surgeon and fitness expert, said the spacing between a person's legs is based mostly on genetics. And even extraordinarily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-10-09/social-media-fuel-danger
Social media buzz about injuries sometimes 'not reality'

...injury still running rampant, the Chiefs trotted out their trainer, who said Charles had his foot examined by two orthopedic surgeons and they confirmed the team's diagnosis of a mild strain.Some players, like Rob Gronkowski and Michael Crabtree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-08-14/social-media-buzz-about-injur
Dr. Frank Jobe saved careers of many pitchers with Tommy John surgery

LOS ANGELES - Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-07/dr-frank-jobe-saved-care