Nerlens Noel Medical Update


The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that forward Nerlens Noel underwent a minor elective arthroscopic procedure to address localized soreness associated with inflamed plica in his left knee. 

The surgery was performed by Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Riley J. Williams at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and attended by Sixers Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Jonathan Glashow of Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Noel began his post-operative care at the Hospital for Special Surgery and will then travel to Birmingham, AL to continue his rehabilitation under the direction of Associate Clinical Director Kevin Wilk at Champion Sports Medicine.

Additional information regarding Noel's recovery and return to court timetable will be provided when available upon his return to Philadelphia.