LOS ANGELES-Tiger Woods has been transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from Seaport-UCLA Medical Center officials on Thursday night.
Woods had a bicycle crash on Tuesday when he underwent extensive surgery on his right leg and then worked at Harbor-UCLA Medical, a first-level trauma center.
“[Woods] He was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to continue orthopedic care and rehabilitation. “Harbour-UCLA Interim CEO/Chief Marketing Officer Dr. Anish Mahajan said. “It is an honor to represent our employees to provide orthopedic care to one of the greatest athletes of our generation. “
Woods underwent surgery for “serious” injuries to his right leg (including fractures of the upper and lower parts of the tibia and fibula). The operation involves inserting a rod into the tibia and inserting pins and screws into the ankle.
According to various experts, it may take at least a week for Woods to recover before returning home to South Florida.