Dr. Mark Galland to Participate in Cleveland Indians Spring Training Camp

Local Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist to Help MLB Players and Prospects Prepare for 2012 Regular Season

Raleigh, NC, March 03, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC) (http://www.orthonc.com/galland.html), will travel to Goodyear, Ariz., to work with the Cleveland Indian’s Major League baseball team’s prospects during its annual spring training camp. While in Arizona, Galland will provide support to the medical and training staff to the benefit of the organizations players.

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 Cleveland Indians begin preseason play March 3 against the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark.

“I am honored with the opportunity to take part in spring training with the Cleveland Indians baseball club this season,” said Galland. “I am both humbled and excited to once again have this opportunity to serve the organization.”

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About Dr. Mark Galland:
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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