Study: MLB Pitchers Don't Regain Performance Level after Tommy John Surgery (video) Henry Ford Health System Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Vasilios (Bill) Moutzouros, M.D., a Henry Ford Hospital orthopedic surgeon and study's senior author explains that pitchers do not regain performance after Tommy John surgery. Credit Henry Ford Hospital Usage Restrictions To be used for news about this study. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.