December 31, 2015

Dr. Bedi named Head Orthopaedic Consultant to the NBA Players Association

Please join Dr. Carpenter and me in congratulating Asheesh Bedi, M.D. for his selection as the Head Orthopaedic Consultant for the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), more information can be found below.  This is an outstanding recognition of Dr. Bedi’s expertise in sports medicine orthopaedics coupled with a recognition of our department and the University of Michigan Health System, as a whole.

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Dr. Bedi named Head Orthopaedic Consultant to the NBA Players Association

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) has selected Asheesh Bedi, MD as the Head Orthopaedic Consultant for their athletes.  He will join an elite independent board of advisers and researchers that can serve as an independent referral and whose opinions are in the player's best interest.   His academic and clinical expertise will help in utilizing data for research purposes to establish trends, protocols, and best practices for the athletes.    

Dr. Bedi is the Harold and Helen W. Gehring Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and and Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of Michigan and MedSport program. Bedi is a team physician for the University of Michigan Athletic Department and the Detroit Lions, and a consultant for the Detroit Red Wings, as well as NFL and NHL Players Association.  He has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications in sports medicine and joint preservation, and has edited four textbooks.

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