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Gizmodo, the leading website for review of new technologies, presents this review of VisionScope, an innovative technology that has changed the way that many orthopedic surgeons practice. Dr. Gill has helped to develop the device, and the author of this review is one of his patients.
Tom E. Curran welcomed a new guest to the Quick Slants set on Friday night: Former Patriots team doctor Thomas Gill. Who better to give insight on how the medical side of things are organized in an NFL locker room?
Dr. Thomas Gill and his co-authors Dr. Ben Heyworth and Kaitlin Carroll have their research study on concussions in high school athletes accepted for podium presentation at the 2014 American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine in Seattle, WA. The study is one of the first to highlight not only the recommended treatment and return to play criteria for high school athletes with concussions, but also the need for academic accommodations while the patient is recovering. The stress of academic studies and mental exertion can have a negative impact on patients with concussions, just as physical exertion can. Criteria for safe return to both sports and classes are presented.
Dr. Thomas Gill was named the "DePalma Orator" and graduation speaker for Thomas Jefferson University Department of Orthopedic Surgery commencement ceremonies. The title of his lecture was "Being a Team Physician".
Can a pitcher tear his ulnar collateral ligament on one pitch? Is it true that Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament can make you a better pitcher? Two experts on Tommy John surgery — Dr. Luke Oh and Dr. Thomas Gill — talked about myths and realities of the procedure in separate interviews with The Eagle-Tribune.
Gill is accustomed to having Red Sox and Patriots and Bruins stop by his office, often without announcement and often during a consultation with a “regular’’ patient, medical research, or the thousand other things that occupy his time. Gill connects with all his patients, and he’s as competitive as the team he treats on the field.