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Steelers' female orthopedist part of the team

Dr. Robin West has been hands-on with the Steelers since 2003, assisting with injuries on the sidelines and in the operating room. As one of only two female orthopedists in the NFL, she says she's always been treated with respect.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 11:17 AM ET
By Stephania Bell

Think Super Bowl rings are only for men? Think again. After Super Bowl XLIII, the Pittsburgh Steelers fashioned a woman's version of the championship ring (at her request) for Robin West. That's Dr. Robin West, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Assistant Orthopedic Surgeon for the Steelers. The ring might be sized smaller, but it has the same number of diamonds as the man's version (pictured above) -- and goes beautifully with her Super ...

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