January 30, 2004
Doctors head for Super Bowl
They may not wear helmets or shoulder pads, but
Bertram Zarins, MD, and Thomas Gill, MD, of MGH Orthopædics, are
an integral part of the New England Patriots team. Zarins, who has been
the Patriots head physician since 1982, and Gill, who has been the team's
associate physician for six years, headed for Houston at 6 am Jan. 29.
They, along with Dolph Hutter, MD, of MGH Cardiology, will be on the sidelines
on Super Bowl Sunday to evaluate any injuries and determine whether any
hurt player can continue in the game.
Gill, left, and Zarins
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