Injured Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman has decided to have surgery to repair his separated right shoulder and to remove bone chips in his left elbow.

Aikman was scheduled for the surgery today.Specialist Dr. Frank Jobe of Los Angeles, who has worked with Aikman before, was scheduled to perform the surgery, but he is out of the country.

Aikman said he did not want to wait three or four weeks until Jobe would be able to do the surgery. He said he wants to begin his rehabilitation sooner.

Dr. Jim Andrews of Alabama, who has worked with the Cowboys and Texas Rangers, was scheduled to perform the surgery.