St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is the Official Hospital, Team Doctor, and Athletic Training and Physical Therapy Partner of the Boston Cannons.
Dr. Nascimento is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, ligament and cartilage reconstruction, shoulder and knee resurfacing and sports medicine. He obtained his master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at UMass Medical Center and a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at Boston University Medical Center. He joined the Division of Sports Medicine in the Bone and Joint Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in 2011.
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER
Adam Thomas, PT, DPT, ATC, is in his third year working as the Head Athletic Trainer with the Boston Cannons as a member of the St. Elizabeth's Medical Team. Adam is a full-time faculty member in the Athletic Training Education Program and Physical Therapy Department for the last eight years. In addition to duties at Northeastern, Adam is the Assistant Athletic Trainer for USA Lacrosse Men’s National Team and has worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the USA indoor lacrosse team covering the indoor world championships in Prague in May 2011. He has been the Head Athletic Trainer for the Boston Blazers Indoor Lacrosse Team and has also volunteered within the USA Olympic Training Committee, working women’s ice hockey trial camp in 2008. For the past three years, he has traveled to South Africa leading a group of 30 Northeastern students and teaching two classes while overseas for 31 days. Prior to working at Northeastern, Adam worked as an athletic trainer with the Houston Astros Baseball Organization for three years and in 2004-2005, he worked as a lecturer and athletic trainer at Merrimack College, covering field hockey, men’s basketball, and baseball. ??Thomas received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Northeastern, completed a master’s degree from Western Michigan University, and completed his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University.
Dr. Zubiel is a chiropractic physician who specializes in functional anatomy, myofascial release, and sports medicine. She obtained her degree in Kinesiology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2007, where she was a sports medicine intern with the 2006 UMass Men’s Lacrosse team. She earned her doctorate degree in 2010, as well as her post-doctoral certification as a Chiropractic Sports physician in 2011, from New York Chiropractic College and completed her internship at Levittown Health Center on Long Island. She joined the Sports Medicine team of Khalsa Chiropractic Office in 2010 and practices full-time at their Harvard Square location. Dr. Zubiel is a native of Beverly, Massachusetts and currently resides in Boston.