Year 2 of Dr. Michael Gott’s Fantasy Football Injury of the Week Series Kicks Off 

WHITE PLAINS, NY, September 5, 2016 — Now in its second year, Michael A. Gott, MD, a practicing orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, will highlight and discuss key injuries to pro football players each week during the Fantasy Football season.

Each week via video, Dr. Gott will offer his professional assessment of the injury’s prognosis and treatment so that fans can make more informed decisions critical to their Fantasy Football league selections. Each video will be 3-5 minutes in length and can be viewed on the Westchester Health Orthopedic and Sports Medicine website.


Dr. Michael A. Gott is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle, including traumatic and sports related injuries, as well as arthritic conditions. He focuses on conservative, non-operative treatments for most conditions.

A Westchester native, Dr. Gott attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine after graduating from Emory University, where was named to the Dean’s List all four years. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System, completing his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL, where he worked under the renowned orthopedists Dr. James Andrews, Dr. Lyle Cain and Dr. Jeff Dugas. Dr. Gott is the current team physician for Yorktown High School Athletics, having previously worked as a team physician for Troy University, Auburn University and the University of Alabama.

Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Michael Gott Launches Fantasy Football Video Series

In this first video in the series, Dr. Gott discusses last season’s ruptured patella tendon injury of Victor Cruz, New York Giants wide receiver

Fantasy Football has many fans and players — over 50 million Americans each year, in fact. Among them is Dr. Michael A. Gott, an Orthopedic and Sports Medicine physician with Westchester Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Gott, thoroughly dedicated to all things sports, has just launched a new weekly video series where he will share his orthopedic and sports medicine expertise with Fantasy Football fans.

Each week he will give his professional opinion via video on a key player’s significant injury, drawn from published medical literature. Fantasy Football fans can use his medical opinions to select, cut or continue with their current Fantasy Football selections. To view the video, click here. And be sure and check back every week for the next installment!