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Season of controversy for Red Sox docs

Tricky injuries, communication issues leave a cloud over team's medical staff

Updated: September 7, 2010, 8:11 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

In light of the controversy raised by medical issues swirling around the Boston Red Sox, perhaps the most notable aspect of Mike Cameron's season-ending surgery Friday was the doctor who performed it.

Cameron elected to have Red Sox team medical director Thomas Gill repair his abdominal tear as well as perform a procedure to alleviate pain in his groin, even though Cameron's agent, Mike Nicotera, had suggested to him that he might want to solicit a second opinion.

Cameron's confidence ...

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