Professional Surfer Billy Kemper’s Patient Story
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Masi Reynolds is featured in professional surfer Billy Kemper’s recovery journey documentary named ‘BILLY’. Dr. Reynolds help to treat Billy’s multiligament knee injury. Billy suffered a torn ACL, MCL, and Meniscus. In addition, Billy sustained a collapsed lung, broken pelvis, and quadricep contusions.
The six-part documentary series by WSL follows Hawaiian big wave surfer Billy Kemper on the road to recovery after a life-threatening injury on a surf trip to Morocco. As Billy fights to get back to his family and back on the board, he confronts the personal losses that have both defined his life and motivated his immense success.
Dr. Reynolds was honored to help Billy, who’s toughness and grit are befitting a world-class athlete. Watch episode 4 to see Dr. Reynolds discuss Billy’s diagnosis and treatment plan.