Dr. Neal ElAttrache Worked His Magic on Aaron Rodgers- 6 Other Athletes He Has Healed in 2023

Published 11/07/2023, 10:15 AM EST

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When Aaron Rodgers tore his ACL in the week 1 game against the Bills, many thought this was the end of his career. A complex injury like this at such an advanced age was surely horrific for football fans around the world. But, in stepped Dr. Neal ElAttrache, the super surgeon, and things were seemingly a bit brighter for the QB.

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Dr. ElAttrache has applied his skills to many athletes, including Aaron Rodgers, and celebrities throughout the years. And all of them haven’t shied away from singing his praises. He is a top sports medicine specialist; his work begins from diagnosis to surgery and continues to the entire rehabilitation and recovery process. No wonder he has worked his magic on several occasions for athletes just this year.

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Sports demand the highest form of physical activity and sacrifice from its practitioners. No wonder many get injured, but that is when they require the services of great medical professionals. Following are six athletes, who have come knocking on Dr. ElAttrache’s door just this year.

1 – James Kaprielian

The 29-year-old pitcher for the Oakland Athletics received Dr. ElAttrache’s attention for his shoulder injury. Kaprielian is expected to return for the 2024 season.

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2 – Andrew Painter

This 20-year-old pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies injured his throwing elbow. This was one of the most complex surgeries that Dr. ElAttrache ever performed. It went successfully but the rehab will take some time.

3 – Jamahal Hill

Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jamahal Hill had to relinquish his title due to a torn Achilles tendon. He also chose Dr. ElAttrache for his medical expertise. The former champ is expected to return in early 2024.

4 – Dustin May

Another pitcher who injured his throwing arm, Dustin May was also operated by Dr. ElAttrache. The Los Angeles Dodgers player is expected to be back in playing condition, by the beginning of the next season.

5 – Gavin Lux

The 2nd base batter for the Dodgers injured his right knee and, just like his teammate May, chose the super surgeon. Lux is working hard to return to the latter half of this season.

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6 – Jonah Williams

A big guy like Jonah Williams injuring his kneecap was a big scare. However, the OT for the Cincinnati Bengals received the medical expertise of Dr. ElAttrache. He is now fit and playing.

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However much we hate players, like Aaron Rodgers, getting injured, we must accept it is a part of professional sports. But we are thankful for medical experts like Dr. ElAttrache, who work wonders. Let us know your thoughts about injuries and recoveries in the sports world.

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Utkarsh Tiwari

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Utkarsh Tiwari is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. He is interested in covering off-court and entertainment topics. A fan of the NFL at heart, Utkarsh intends to talk about the NFL stars and their ‘behind-the-scenes’ stories.
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Garima Yadav

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