Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center's
Arun J. Ramappa, MD, has been asked to join the medical staff of the Boston Red Sox as a Team Orthopedist. He is is an orthopedic surgeon at BIDMC who specializes in sports injuries and disorders of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. Additionally, he heads up the Sports Medicine program at the medical center.
Ramappa's duties for the 2012 season will include covering the team during Spring Training and game coverage at Fenway throughout the season. The Red Sox have recently restructured their entire medical staff as the team goes through changes on multiple management levels.