Meet Our Sports Medicine Fellows!


Nathan Cardoos, MD

Dr. Cardoos is a board-certified family physician and recent graduate of the Tufts Family Medicine Residency Program in Malden, MA. Nathan grew up in Littleton, MA where he was an avid soccer player, graduated from Williams College and went on to complete his medical school training at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Cardoos is thrilled to further his primary care sports medicine training at UMass, so close to his hometown. He has a passion for working with students and has previously served as a classroom tutor, camp counselor, teaching assistant and soccer coach. In residency, he helped to re-establish a school-based health center at Malden High School. Nathan’s ideal day off would include time outdoors with family and friends, followed by live music and a delicious meal. He has hiked in over a dozen US National Parks and abroad, has run the Philadelphia marathon and is SCUBA certified.


Tara Futrell, MD

Tara Futrell is a graduate of BayState Med-Peds Residency in 2006 and has been practicing primary care in Greenfield, MA for 7 years. She is a graduate of University of Texas Medical School at Houston and was a collegiate track athlete.