Frank Jobe facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Frank Wilson Jobe
July 16, 1925
|Died||March 6, 2014
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Education||La Sierra University
Loma Linda University
|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.
Jobe died on March 6, 2014 in Santa Monica, California, aged 88.
Images for kids
Frank Jobe Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.