MIAMI, FL – The Miami Heat announced today that guard Dion Waiters underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair instability in the left ankle. A preexisting navicular bone fracture was also repaired.
The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel and observed by Heat team physician Dr. Harlan Selesnick and Heat Assistant Athletic Trainer & Director of Rehabilitation Brandon Gilliam at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, California. He will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season.
Waiters has appeared in 30 games (all starts) with the Heat this season averaging 14.3 points, 3.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds in 30.6 minutes of action.