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October 5, 2021

After catastrophic knee injury, McKenzie Milton back in the game thanks to grueling surgery, rehabilitation

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After a gruesome knee injury, McKenzie Milton faced not only an uncertain future in football but a question as to whether he’d walk again without pain. His return to the field this fall surprised even his Mayo Clinic surgeon. McKenzie Milton knows about teamwork. Milton, a quarterback for the Florida State Seminoles, has been leading […]

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Tags: Dr. Bruce Levy, Orthopedic Surgery


December 8, 2020

Physician recalls phenomenal experience working with Arizona Coyotes team in the COVID-19 bubble

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John Tokish, M.D., spent 10 days in August living with the Arizona Coyotes in Edmonton, Alberta, as the team participated in the Stanley Cup playoffs. As head orthopedic physician, Dr. Tokish was in charge of keeping players healthy, while remaining isolated from the outside world during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs are […]

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Tags: Dr. John Tokish, Orthopedic Surgery


March 31, 2020

Singing Surgeon: ‘The Only Way to Overcome This Pandemic Is For Us to All Come Together As One’

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Mayo Clinic’s Elvis Francois, M.D. — a.k.a. “The Singing Surgeon” — and his piano playing colleague William Robinson, M.D., shared a new message of hope that has reached millions of people.

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Tags: Dr. Elvis Francois, Dr. William A. Robinson, Orthopedic Surgery, Resident


October 3, 2019

Alice Kalin Was Told She Had a Year to Live — Then She Came to Mayo Clinic

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More than 60 years ago, Alice Kalin was told the cancer in her leg would end her life. But a trip to Mayo Clinic and some advice from her surgeon would change everything.

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Tags: Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. William Bickel, Orthopedic Surgery


September 26, 2019

After Knee Replacement, David Knisely Records 10 Million Steps, 5,000 Miles on New Knee

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Although it’s been nearly three years since his knee replacement, David Knisely keeps in touch with his Mayo Clinic surgeon to report on where — and how far — that knee has taken him in retirement.

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Tags: Dr. Cedric Ortiguera, knee replacement, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Orthopedic Surgery


May 23, 2019

ASU Wide Receiver Hopes to Go From the Football Field to the Medical Field

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An injury during Kyle Williams’ freshman year at Arizona State University turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the football standout, who discovered he also has a passion for medicine.

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Tags: Dr. Anikar Chhabra, Kyle Williams, Orthopedic Surgery


January 15, 2019

Mayo Surgeon’s Son Participates in Flyover for President George H.W. Bush

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Orthopedic surgeon William Shaughnessy, M.D., watched the 21-plane “Missing Man” flyover with pride knowing his son Mike was one of the Navy pilots honoring the late President George H.W. Bush.

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Tags: Dr. Bernard Morrey, Dr. William Shaughnessy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Orthopedic Surgery


October 25, 2018

Traveling the World Spreading Goodwill and Musical Cheer

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For more than 40 years, hand surgeon Allen Bishop, M.D., has been making music with the Rochester Symphony Orchestra. He now also takes his talents all over the world to play benefit concerts with other physicians.

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Tags: Dr. Allen Bishop, Dr. Rafael Jimenez, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Medical School, Orthopedic Surgery, Rochester Symphony Orchestra, World Doctors Orchestra


March 27, 2018

The Residents Are Alright — Orthopedic Physicians See Music as Medicine

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  For Elvis Francois, M.D., singing is as natural as breathing. One recent video of him singing has gone viral, earning Dr. Francois a new nickname — and a lot of new fans.

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Tags: Dr. Elvis Francois, Dr. William A. Robinson, Orthopedic Surgery


March 6, 2018

Young Cancer Survivor’s Prayer: ‘Please Give Doctors the Answer to Cancer’

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When she was in second grade, Abri Bentley was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Today, she’s adjusting to life without part of her leg, and using her voice and experiences to help others.

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Stans, Dr. Peter Rose, Dr. Steven Moran, Ewing Sarcoma, Orthopedic Surgery


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