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|Born||Frank Wilson Jobe
July 16, 1925
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
|Died||March 6, 2014
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Education||La Sierra University
Loma Linda University
|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.
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- Goldstein, Richard (March 6, 2014). "Frank Jobe, Surgeon Who Saved Pitchers’ Careers, Dies at 88". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/07/sports/baseball/dr-frank-jobe-who-pioneered-tommy-john-surgery-dies-at-88.html?hpw&rref=sports. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
- Perry, Dayn (June 11, 2008). "Dodgers announce the passing of Dr. Frank Jobe at age 88". Cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/eye-on-baseball/24471145/dodgers-announce-passing-of-dr-frank-jobe-at-age-88. Retrieved March 7, 2014.