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Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, Credited With Saving the Life of NFL Player

STS Immediate Past President Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, from the University of Pennsylvania, was featured on the Ellen DeGeneres show for saving the life of football player Jon Dorenbos.

Dorenbos, 37, spent the past 11 years with the Philadelphia Eagles after starting his career with the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans. He appeared in a franchise-record 162 consecutive regular-season games in Philadelphia and earned two Pro Bowl berths with the Eagles. Dorenbos also has become a celebrity because of his remarkable talents as a magician, which made him a finalist on the NBC show “America’s Got Talent” in 2016.

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