News Release

June 23, 2008

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Media Alert

UConn Health Center Orthopaedic Surgeon Assisting in Curt Schilling Surgery Today

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Augustus Mazzocca, M.D., an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at the UConn Health Center’s New England Musculoskeletal Institute, is assisting today in the shoulder surgery of Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

Dr. Mazzocca was asked to assist because of his expertise in shoulder and bicep surgery. In addition, the surgery will involve a procedure that Dr. Mazzocca helped to develop, together with Robert Arciero, M.D., chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute.

An orthopaedic surgeon for the UConn Huskies and other elite athletes, Dr. Mazzocca also sees patients of all ages and abilities at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute’s offices in Farmington and Avon.

To schedule an interview today with Dr. Mazzocca, please call 860-679-4523 or 860-679-3914.

Caption: Dr. Augustus Mazzocca is an orthopaedic sports medicine expert with the New England Musculoskeletal Institute.

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