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St. Elizabeth’s is the official Sports Medicine Provider and Official Medicine Partner of the Boston Breakers. 

Thomas Gill, MD

Dr. Thomas Gill, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, is the team physician for the Boston Breakers and the Boston Cannons. In addition to treating sports medicine injuries, Dr. Gill specializes in ACL surgery/knee arthroscopy, rotator cuff surgery and labral repair surgery. Dr. Gill completed a fellowship in Reconstructive Surgery in Bern, Switzerland, and one in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colo. He received his medical education at Harvard Medical School and has authored more than 160 scientific articles and chapters on issues involving the knee and shoulder, and has written books on Complications of Shoulder Surgery and Techniques of Knee Arthroscopy. Dr. Gill has served as Medical Director for the Boston Red Sox, Head Team Physician for the New England Patriots, and Team Physician for the Boston Bruins. He is a fellow of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons; a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine; former member of the Team Physician Societies of Major League Baseball, the National Football League, and the National Hockey League; and was elected to the Herodicus Society (National Honor Society for Sports Medicine) and the American Orthopedic Association.

 

Danielle Karlin, Head Athletic Trainer

dkarlin@bostonbreakers.com                                                  

Janine Pardo, MD

Dr. Janine Pardo is a Board Certified Internist and Primary Care Physician.  She is the Medical Director of Steward Medical Group – Weston Internal Medicine and Wellness Center located in Weston, MA.  She is also the medical team physician for the Boston Cannons, professional lacrosse  team, in addition to the Boston Breakers.

Dr. Pardo graduated with honors from Princeton University, and went on to attend the University of Louisville School of Medicine.  She completed her residency in New York City at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center – a teaching hospital of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She remained in New York to practice Medicine at one of Manhattan’s largest and most highly regarded multispecialty offices, until she and her family relocated to the Boston area.  At her current practice Dr. Pardo provides cutting-edge, personalized primary care by working with individuals to customize treatment and prevention plans based on each patient’s unique characteristics, personal history, and family background.  Dr. Pardo is a wellness expert with significant expertise in nutrition, stress management, meditation, exercise counseling, yoga, sleep management, cancer risk modification, cardiovascular disease prevention, and preventive medicine.  She applies this knowledge to advocate a comprehensive approach to patient care focused on total mental and physical well-being including emphasis on lifestyle modifications.

 

Miguel Concepcion, MD

Dr. Miguel Concepcion is a fellowship trained primary care sports medicine physician. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and holds a CAQ in Sports Medicine. He currently serves as the Director of Sports Medicine for the Carney Family Residency. Dr. Concepcion attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He then completed his residency at Tufts Family Medicine Residency after which he completed his Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach.  There he was the team physician for NCAA Division 1, NAIA, NJCAA colleges and local high schools. Dr. Concepcion is also an American College of Sports Medicine Certifed Personal Trainer and USA track and field Level 1 certified coach. His clinical interest include concussion management, sports performance, and exercise in medicine.

 

Sara Morrissey, D.C.

Dr. Sara Morrissey is a Chiropractic physician who specializes in the treatment of sports and neuromusculoskeletal injuries. She obtained her B.A. with honors in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, where she had the privilege of serving on the Sports Medicine Team who cared for the Varsity Women’s Rugby Team. She then earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College, graduating with honors as a member of the Phi Chi Omega honor society. Her post-doctoral studies includes training in the fields of women’s health, nutrition, the chiropractic management of pregnancy, and functional soft tissue and rehabilitation.

Dr. Morrissey is a physician with Khalsa Chiropractic Office, which has multiple locations in Boston and the surrounding areas. Her office is in the back bay on Newbury St. For more information, please visit: www.khalsachiropractic.com

 

Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD - Official Sports Nutritionist of the Boston Breakers.

- Sports nutritionist in private practice in Newton, MA
- Co-author with Gloria Averbuch, Food Guide for Socccer: Tips and Recipes from the Pros
- Author, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook

For more information on Nancy Clark, please visit her website here:

http://www.nancyclarkrd.com