Dr. Mark Galland Treats Cincinnati Reds Prospects In Dominican Republic

Written by admin on March 29, 2012 – 7:51 am -

RALEIGH, N.C. – Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC) (http://www.orthonc.com/galland.html), completed a weekend of examinations and treatment Jan.14-15 with 43 Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team prospects in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Galland addressed the health status of the prospects, ranging from ages 16 to 24, and provided treatment recommendations regarding the players’ current injuries.

Galland regularly works with baseball pitchers and position players at all levels of the game. He serves as orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, High-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team and to several area college and high school athletic programs, treating youth and amateur players around the Triangle.

The Dominican Republic has grown a reputation for producing top-flight baseball talent to the Major Leagues. According to MLB.com, 28 of the 30 Major League baseball teams currently run academies in the country.


“The Reds organization has a terrific group of young athletes in the Dominican Republic,” Galland said. “These prospects stand to make great contributions to the parent club and farm system, and I am very honored to be entrusted with their care and well-being. I look forward to watching them develop.”


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Dr. Mark Galland is an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina. Galland received his medical degree from Tulane University’s School of Medicine and completed his residency in the university’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He began his career in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine while serving in the United States Navy at a naval hospital at Camp Lejeune, N.C. There, he served as chief of orthopaedic surgery and was the recipient of numerous awards for both leadership and excellence in treating injuries common to sailors and marines. Since beginning with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, Galland has continued to treat injured athletes. He currently serves as a team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the High-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team, and as medical director and orthopaedic consultant to the Louisburg College athletic program. He also serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to several local high schools, as well as on the board of directors for the Trentini Foundation, a nonprofit scholarship organization. For more information, visit http://www.orthonc.com or http://drmarkgalland.com.

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