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DR. THOMAS GILL | G Force

He keeps the players playing

Dr. Thomas Gill is the medical director of the Red Sox and the head physician for the Patriots, and a fan. ''I have to disengage everything except the medical side,'' he says. Dr. Thomas Gill is the medical director of the Red Sox and the head physician for the Patriots, and a fan. ''I have to disengage everything except the medical side,'' he says. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
May 11, 2009

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Dr. Thomas Gill may be a Boston transplant, but the chief of sports medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital understands New England's sports-obsessed psyche. Gill grew up in Pittsburgh, where he says a "clinical depression" would set in whenever the Steelers lost. Now, as medical director of the Boston Red Sox and head team physician for the New England Patriots, Gill ... (Full article: 427 words)

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