Frank Jobe Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Frank Jobe (Frank James Jobe)

Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023 | Views: 198

Age: 88

Profession: Doctor

Other Profession(s): Orthopedic surgeon

Famous For: American orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

Higher Education: Loma Linda University

Frank Jobe Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
16 Jul, 1925 (88 Years 07 Months 18 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
North Carolina

Birth District

Birth Sign


Died on
06 Mar, 2014

Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Frank Jobe Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):  

Dr. Frank Jobe was born in North Carolina, in 1925. He graduated from LaGrange College in Georgia with a bachelor's in chemistry before continuing on to Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California for medical school.

Frank Jobe Early life and education

The sports medicine industry was revolutionised by Dr. Jobe. He spent several years as the Los Angeles Dodgers' club doctor, where he made a name for himself with his ground-breaking research on elbow injuries. 

He is credited with creating the now-famous "Tommy John" surgery, in which a tendon from another area of the body is used to repair a torn elbow ligament.

The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, which has grown to be one of the most renowned sports medical clinics in the world, was founded by Dr. Jobe as well. He was the organization's head of staff from 1969 to 1990.

The "Tommy John" surgery, which has helped several sportsmen extend their careers, is now a common practise in the field of sports medicine. The sports world has been significantly impacted by Dr. Jobe's groundbreaking work in this field, and many people's lives have been made better.

Frank Jobe Legacy:

Until he passed away on March 6, 2014, Dr. Jobe carried on to practise medicine and serve as a mentor. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013 as a result of his contributions to the field of sports medicine, which earned him numerous honours and prizes.

Frank Jobe Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet & Inches 6'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Frank Jobe Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Not Known

Mother's Name
Not Known

Beverly Jobe

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Christopher, Meredith, Cameron, Blair

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