Cannons Partner up with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

2/7/14 12:11 PM

Cannons Partner up with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Cannons Partner up with St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

BOSTON, MA (February 7, 2014) -The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, have announced a renewed partnership for a third year with St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, acknowledged as the official hospital, team doctor, MRI & Image provider and athletic training partner of the Boston Cannons.

Other elements of the partnership include game day activities, injury prevention video tips, promotions, social media, and fan interaction. 

“The Cannons are grateful to welcome St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, our team doctor Dr. Nascimento, and our head trainer Adam Thomas back to the team. They have been a tremendous partner for the Cannons on and off the field over the last few years,” Cannons VP & GM Kevin Barney said.

Dr. Robert Nascimento will once again be on board as the official team physician. Dr. Nascimento is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, ligament and cartilage reconstruction, shoulder and knee resurfacing and sports medicine.

The Boston Cannons medical staff also includes Adam Thomas, official team athletic trainer. Thomas is in his fourth year working as the Head Athletic Trainer with the Boston Cannons. Adam Thomas is a full-time faculty member at Northeastern University in the Athletic Training Education Program and Physical Therapy Department for the last nine years. 

About the Boston Cannons
The Boston Cannons are one of the founding franchises of Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league. They began play in June of 2001 and currently host home games at Harvard Stadium. They won their first MLL Championship on August 28, 2011.  Season tickets for the 2014 season are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 617.746.9933 or visit

About St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, offers patients access to some of Boston's most respected physicians and advanced treatments for a full-range of medical specialties including family medicine, cardiovascular care, women and infants' health, cancer care, neurology care and orthopedics. St. Elizabeth's is a member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully integrated community care organization in New England.  Visit for more information.


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