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Gary I. Polykoff, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-8810
Departments
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
MGH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
Clinical Interests
Chronic pain
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medford: Spaulding Medford
Medical Education
MD, St. Petersburg State Medical Academy
Residency, Boston Medical Center
Fellowship, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Board Certifications
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Pain Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Russian
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyMy professional time is devoted primarily to direct care of patients with chronic pain. My areas of interest include chronic spine pain, neuropathic pain, myofascial pain and rehabilitation approaches to treatment of chronic pain.

I am also involved in the direct education of pain medicine fellows where I emphasize musculoskeletal evaluation and rehabilitation approaches in management of patients with chronic pain.

PublicationsLeigh Hochberg, L.R., Mukand, J.A., Williams, S., Polykoff, G., Friehs, G.M. and Donoghue, J.P. Brain-Computer Interfaces: Prospects for Neuro-Rehabilitation and Implications for Neurocritical Care. Neurocritical Care Society, 3rd Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb. 25-27, 2005.

Mukand, J., Williams S., Apple D., Polykoff G., Donoghue J. Feasibility Study of the BrainGate Neural Interface System for Individuals with Quadriplegia. AAP/ASIA Meeting, Dallas, TX, May, 2005.

Polykoff, G.I. On the Watch for Whiplash Injuries. Health News. The Executive Registry Network. Fall/Winter 2004.

Center for Pain Medicine
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-8810
Fax: 617-726-3441

Spaulding-Medford Outpatient Center
101 Main Street
Medford, MA 02155-4540

Phone: 781-391-7518