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Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache will analyze, explain injuries
By Tim Baysinger -- Broadcasting & Cable, 9/4/2012 3:12:15 PM
Dr. ElAttrache will be "on-call" all season analyzing and explaining injuries and interpreting injury reports, beginning with the first Sunday of league action, Sept. 9.
Dr. ElAttrache has operated on some of the top athletes in football, including the New England Patriots' Tom Brady. He is chairman of the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation and director of Sports Medicine Fellowship, as well as the team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
"Dr. ElAttrache has impeccable credentials and standing in the medical profession and the world of Sports Medicine," said Sean McManus, chairman, CBS Sports and executive producer, The NFL on CBS. "Analyzing and assessing injuries are often important storylines throughout the season, adding Neal's expertise and opinions to our broadcasts will give our viewers a new and unique perspective into the player's injuries and recovery."
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