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Giants name Dr. Scott Rodeo new team physician

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Dr. Russell Warren moving to "emeritus" role with team.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants today announced a change at the top of their medical staff. Dr. Scott Rodeo has been named the team's new head physician, with Dr. Russell Warren becoming an "active emeritus team physician."

Warren has been the Giants' team physician since 1984. Rodeo has been an associate physician with the organization since 2000.

"Russ Warren has been an integral part of our team for more than 31 years," said John Mara, the Giants president and chief executive officer. "The care he has given to our players and staff over that period has been nothing short of extraordinary. We are delighted that he will continue to make his skills and expertise available to us this season and hopefully for years to come."

Dr. Rodeo is a graduate of Stanford University and the Cornell University Medical College. He did his internship at The New York Hospital and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and fellowships in the Laboratory for Soft Tissue Research and the Department of Sports Medicine at The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Dr. Rodeo is currently Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery; Attending Surgeon (Orthopaedic Surgery), The New York-Presbyterian Hospital; Senior Scientist, Department of Research, Hospital for Special Surgery; Co-Chief Emeritus, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery; and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery (Academic Track), Weill Medical College of Cornell University

He is also the Chairman of the United States Swimming Sports Medicine Committee. Dr. Rodeo was a team physician for the USA Olympic teams in 2004 (Athens), 2008 (Beijing) and 2012 (London) and has been the team physician for the U.S. National Swim Team at numerous international meets.