Douglas Weikert

VUMC mourns loss of Orthopaedics innovator Brooks

Arthur L. Brooks, M.D., an innovator of surgical techniques and a mentor to younger orthopaedic surgeons, died Thursday, July 28, at age 91.

Embracing challenges helps drive Orthopaedics’ Weikert

Before Douglas Weikert, M.D., came to Vanderbilt, he followed Larry Bird down a basketball court in French Lick, Indiana, where the NBA legend was five grades ahead of him in school.