Kansas City Chiefs Player Who Is Also a Doctor

Dr. David Chao, former team physician for the Kansas City Chiefs, gives his thoughts on the NFL players’ protests.

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Who is Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif?

Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is a Super Bowl champion and starting offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs. He is also a medical doctor, having graduated from McGill University in 2015. He is believed to be the only active NFL player with a medical degree.

Duvernay-Tardif grew up in Quebec, Canada and played both hockey and football growing up. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the 2014 NFL Draft and has been with the team ever since. He was part of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl-winning team in 2020, starting all 16 regular season games and all three postseason games.

In 2019, Duvernay-Tardif decided to put his medical career on hold to focus on football full-time. However, he remains an active doctor, working with a non-profit organization that provides free sports physicals to underprivileged youth in Kansas City.

How did he become a doctor?

He didn’t just become a doctor. He went to school for years, put in long hours at the hospital, and studied hard to earn his degree.

What does he do as a doctor?

Dr. Smith is a plastic surgeon who has his own practice in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been the team doctor for the Kansas City Chiefs since 2002. He is also on the medical staff at the University of Kansas Hospital.

What is his football career like?

Dr. Mitchell Schwartz is an offensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California, and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

In 2016, Schwartz was voted by his peers as a Second-team All-Pro, and in 2018, he was voted to the Pro Bowl.

What are his future goals?

Dr. Rob Ruggiero is a current member of the Kansas City Chiefs and a practicing physician. He has stated that he plans to continue his career in both medicine and football for as long as possible. In an interview, he stated that “I feel blessed to be able to do both. I love football and I love medicine. As long as I’m able toDo both, I’m going to.”

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