As the founder and Director of the Boston Sports Medicine and Research Institute in Dedham, MA, Dr. Gill has helped dozens of Stadium Performance athletes through injury assessments and unparalleled surgical intervention.
Dr. Gill is also the chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. In recent years, he served as medical director for the Boston Red Sox, head team physician for the New England Patriots and team physician for the Boston Bruins. Dr. Gill has authored more than 160 scientific articles and chapters on issues involving the knee and shoulder, and has previously written books on complications of shoulder surgery and techniques of knee arthroscopy.
A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Gill completed his residency at the Harvard Orthopaedics Combined Residency Program. He completed a fellowship in reconstructive surgery in Bern, Switzerland and a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Brian Petrone is a highly respected orthopedic Physician Assistant at the Boston Sports Medicine and Research Institute. Assisting Dr. Thomas Gill, Brian helps to provide leading, cutting edge medical care in the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Brian attended Springfield College where he received his physician assistant degree. Brian has served as the physician assistant for the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins and currently holds that position with the Boston Cannons. As a clinician within the Steward Health Care Network, at Newton Wellesley Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital, Brian is a familiar face in the Sports Medicine profession.
Utilizing Brian’s affiliations with Boston’s most prestigious hospitals and sports teams, SP athletes can be assured that no medical resource is more than a phone-call away. Brian is a nationally registered paramedic and remains an active lecturer for physician assistant and paramedic programs. In addition to seeing patients and assisting with surgery, Brian continues to work with local teams in developing emergency management training. He currently coaches lacrosse, and still plays in a local men’s league.
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Thomas Hartmann Wuerz, MD, MSc, MS, is an orthopedic surgeon at New England Baptist Hospital specializing in sports medicine and hip preservation with a focus on hip arthroscopy.
Dr. Wuerz earned his Doctor of Medicine at the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen, School of Medicine, in Germany.
Dr. Wuerz did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Inselspital in Berne, Switzerland, the academic medical center of the University of Bern, and at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He completed fellowships in Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago, Illinois and in Hip Arthroscopy through the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship training at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and at the Schulthess Klinik in Zurich, Switzerland.
Dr. Wuerz has helped provide care for athletes of all levels including high school, college and professional athletes including from the Chicago Bulls (NBA) and White Sox (MLB).
Dr. Wuerz believes in delivering the best possible patient care taking into account the patient’s lifestyle. To arrive at the proper course of treatment Dr. Wuerz understands that non-operative measures are often the most appropriate treatment. In working on translating the findings of clinical and outcomes studies, Dr. Wuerz strives to educate and provide patients with advanced and up-to date care.