• Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Overuse & Specialization

    Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Overuse & Specialization
    "Early specialization into one sport, and year round participation ... The chances of overuse injuries and sometimes worse types of injuries are higher, ElAttrache explained."
    September 2017 | ABC News ›
  • Dr. ElAttrache Listed: 50 Most Powerful in Sports

    Dr. ElAttrache Listed: 50 Most Powerful in Sports
    "Outside of the Dodgers he regularly treats, ElAttrache’s list of clients extends across the country from Kobe Bryant to Manny Pacquiao to Tom Brady. The nationally renowned orthopedic surgeon recently operated on Julio Urías’ shoulder, his success will play a key role in the future of the Dodgers’ pitching staff."
    July 2017 | OC Register ›
  • Dodgers' Julio Urias to Have Shoulder Surgery

    Dodgers' Julio Urias to Have Shoulder Surgery
    "Dodgers pitching phenom Julio Urías will undergo season-ending anterior capsule surgery on his left shoulder on Tuesday, the club announced on Friday. The surgery by Dr. Neal ElAttrache has an estimated recovery time of 12-14 months."
    June 2017 | MLB ›
  • Yankees' James Kaprielian to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    Yankees' James Kaprielian to Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    "It was clear the situation was serious when it was reported last week that Kaprielian would see Dr. Neal ElAttrache after receiving the results of an MRI scan. Yesterday, general manager Brian Cashman acknowledged that surgery was an option for the young righty. He’s decided to take that step."
    April 2017 | Fox Sports ›
  • Dr. Neal ElAttrache Among The Most Influential Names in The Game

    Dr. ElAttrache Most Influential Names in The Game
    "USA Today Sports MLB Staff recognizes Dr. Neal ElAttrache among the most influential names in the game. The team doctor for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Rams is known as the orthopedic surgeon to the stars, having operated on the likes of Kobe Bryant and Zack Greinke, as well as actors Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. ElAttrache is also an expert on Tommy John surgery."
    April 2017 | USA Today ›
  • Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Orthobiologics

    Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Orthobiologics
    "I truly think this kind of treatment has significant potential, said Dr. Neal ElAttrache, a longtime orthopedic surgeon at the Kerlan-Jobe clinic in Los Angeles who introduced orthobiologics to Major League Baseball when he injected PRP into the elbow of Dodgers reliever Takashi Saito in 2008."
    February 2017 | Yahoo Sports ›
  • Baseball America Mentions Dr. Neal ElAttrache

    Baseball America Mentions Dr. Neal ElAttrache
    "There is no certainty that stricter pitch limits will reduce injuries. When it comes to pitching and pitching injuries, there are no absolutes, but the guidelines have been developed by some of the top names in sports medicine, including Dr. James Andrews, Dr. Glenn Fleisig, Dr. Neal ElAttrache and MLB Medical Director Dr. Gary Green."
    Feb 2017 | Baseball America ›
  • Dr. ElAttrache on The Future of UCL Reconstruction

    Dr. ElAttrache on The Future of UCL
    "Neal ElAttrache, MD, of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic; Steve Jordan, MD, of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine; and Luga Podesta, MD, director of sports medicine at St. Charles Orthopedics in Port Jefferson, N.Y., shared their thoughts on what the future of partial UCL reconstruction could look like."
    August 2016 | Becker's ›
  • Dr. Neal ElAttrache on UCL Tear Prevention

    Dr. ElAttrache on UCL Prevention
    "Neal ElAttrache, MD, of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles; Steve Jordan, MD, of the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla.; and Luga Podesta, MD, director of sports medicine at St. Charles Orthopedics in Port Jefferson, N.Y., shared their thoughts on the injury epidemic, and what they think can curve the problem."
    August 2016 | Becker's ›
  • Angels' Andrew Heaney Will Have Tommy John Surgery

    Angels' Andrew Heaney Will Have Tommy John Surgery
    "The surgery will be performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Friday morning. Heaney initially chose stem-cell therapy because he saw Tommy John surgery as a last resort and because he didn't believe he had much to lose since, in his mind, there was a strong chance he would've missed all of next season even if the procedure was done immediately."
    June 2016 | MLB ›
  • Kaprielian Has Flexor Tendon Strain in Right Elbow

    Kaprielian Has Flexor Tendon Strain in Right Elbow
    "Touted right-hander James Kaprielian has been diagnosed with a flexor tendon strain of his pitching elbow and is scheduled to be evaluated by noted orthopedist Dr. Neal ElAttrache within the next week."
    June 2016 | MLB ›
  • Dr. ElAttrache on Intricacies of Tommy John Surgery

    Dr. ElAttrache on Intricacies of Tommy John Surgery
    Dr. Neal ElAttrache calls in to "Baseball's Golden Arms"
    March 2016 | On Point WBUR ›

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