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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Goldstein, Richard (March 6, 2014). "Frank Jobe, Surgeon Who Saved Pitchers' Careers, Dies at 88". The New York Times. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 
  2. Perry, Dayn (June 11, 2008). "Dodgers announce the passing of Dr. Frank Jobe at age 88". Cbssports.com. Retrieved March 7, 2014.