Frank Jobe

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Frank Jobe
Born Frank Wilson Jobe
(1925-07-16)July 16, 1925
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Died March 6, 2014(2014-03-06) (aged 88)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Education La Sierra University
Loma Linda University
Occupation Orthopedic surgeon
Known for Pioneering Tommy John surgery
Spouse(s) Beverly Jobe; 4 children

Frank Wilson Jobe (July 16, 1925 – March 6, 2014) was an American orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Jobe invented a kind of elbow operation for baseball players. This surgery is called Tommy John surgery.[1]

Jobe died on March 6, 2014 in Santa Monica, California, aged 88.[2]

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