Travis Maak, MD, performed shoulder surgery on Utah Jazz’s Alec Burks, according to a Yahoo Sports report.
Mr. Burks, a shooting guard with the Jazz, injured his left shoulder recently and underwent the procedure today at the University of Utah. Dr. Maak is a team physician for the Jazz and expects Mr. Burks to return to the team in time for 2015 training camp.
Dr. Maak is an assistant professor in orthopedic surgery at the University of Utah and previously served as an assistant team physician for the New York Giants during his fellowship. He earned his medical degree at Yale School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He also completed a sports medicine fellowship at HSS.