Robert J. Nascimento, MD

Dr. Robert J. Nascimento is Chief of Sports Medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

In addition to being Head Team Physician for the Boston Renegades, Dr. Nascimento is a Team Physician for the New England Patriots, Head Team Physician and Medical Director of Sports Medicine at Boston College, Team Physician for Wellesley College Athletics, and St Marks High School. He has served as the Head Team Physician for the Boston Cannons and Boston Breakers from 2011-2015.

Dr. Nascimento is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and has a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine.  He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of America (ANNA), the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the New England Shoulder & Elbow Society (NESES), Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons AAOS), ACC Team Physician Society, and the NFL Physician Society (NFLPS). Dr. Nascimento is on orthopedic surgery staff at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.


Boston Renegades, 2015–
New England Patriots
Boston College Athletics
Wellesley College Athletics
St. Mark’s High School
Boston Breakers, 2011-2015
Boston Cannons, 2011-2015