The procedure will be performed on Wednesday, April 10 in Chicago by Dr. Guido Marra.
A return-to-activity timeline will be determined following the completion of the surgery.
Kanter appeared in 70 games for the Jazz in 2012-13, averaging 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting .544 from the field in 15.4 minutes per game as the second-year center improved his averages in every major statistical category over his rookie campaign. The 20-year-old Kanter scored in double figures 22 times, with two double-doubles, including a 23-point (10-12 FG), 22-rebound performance in a March 1 win over Charlotte.
Kanter suffered the injury at the 10:23 mark of the second quarter of the Jazz’s 103-88 win over Phoenix on March 27 and has not played since. Prior to his injury, Kanter had seen action in 136 of a possible 138 games over his first two seasons with the Jazz, including all 66 games as a rookie in 2011-12. Kanter was originally selected by the Jazz in the first round (third overall selection) of the 2011 NBA Draft.