Practicing for Gameday: Baseball, Orthopedics and a $350 surgical simulator from Home Depot, Dr. Gregory Lopez.

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Image courtesy of Dr. Gregory Lopez

Name: Gregory Lopez, MD

Location: Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, Chicago, IL

Specialty: Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

“If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.” -Violinist, Jascha Heifetz

Introduction:

Today we have a fun episode for you. Dr. Gregory Lopez is orthopedic spine surgeon in Chicago with Midwest Orthopedics at Rush. He’s a former collegiate and minor league baseball player who’s experienced his fair share of injuries. It’s those experiences that inspired his path toward medicine. He’s also an innovator and that’s where are story gets fun.

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