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James Liberio Sarni, MD

Orthopaedic Physiatrist

Clinical Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

MGH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
Clinical Interests
Spinal Interventional Procedures
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
Fellowship, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Board Certifications
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Sarni earned his BA from The College of the Holy Cross and his MD from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Following his residency, Dr. Sarni completed a fellowship at New York University's Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Dr. Sarni is a physiatrist and sees patients as a part of the multidisciplinary team at the MGH Orthopaedic Spine Center. Physiatrists are rehabilitation doctors who are experts in nerves, muscles and bones. They treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move and focus on non-surgical treatment options.


Select Publications:

Ploumis A, Christodoulou P, Wood KB, Varvarousis D, Sarni JL, Beris A. Caudal vs transforaminal epidural steroid injections as short-term (6 months) pain relief in lumbar spinal stenosis patients with sciatica. Pain Med. 2014 Mar;15(3):379-85.

Ellen MI, Young JL, Sarni JL. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports medicine. 3. Knee and lower extremity injuries. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999;80(5 Suppl 1):S59-67

Orthopaedic Spine Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2290
Fax: 617-726-1099

Orthopaedic Spine Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2290
Fax: 617-726-1099

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