Health beat: Mayo doc takes on Olympic challenge

Posted on February 15th, 2010 by Kelley Luckstein

Not to sound ghoulish, but Dr. Michael Stuart will be standing by at the Olympic Games in Vancouver, waiting for something to go dreadfully wrong. T

 

he Rochester doctor has spent about 25 years patching up injured hockey players in his spare time. Today, he's heading north as the U.S. men's ice hockey team physician.

 

"I'm a hockey parent, I'm a hockey fan, I'm a hockey researcher," says Stuart, 52, an orthopedic surgeon at the Mayo Clinic.

 

Star Tribune by Maura Lerner, 2/11/2010

Tags: Dr. Michael Stuart, Hockey, Olympics, Sports Medicine

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