Dr. Shinchuk is an interventional spine specialist focusing on minimally-invasive treatment of complex spine disorders. He emphasizes a patient centered approach, which works to restore function and return patients to the activities they love.


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests
  • Interventional spine care
  • Spine Care
  • Interventional pain management
  • Radiofrequency lesioning
  • Trigger point injections
  • Sports medicine
Medical Education
  • MD, McGill University
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Foreign Languages
  • Russian
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Charlestown: Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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Dr. Shinchuk earned his BS summa cum laude from Boston College and his MD from McGill University. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Boston Medical Center where he also served as a chief resident. Following his residency, Dr. Shinchuk completed a fellowship in Pain Management at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Shinchuk 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.

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MGH Physical Medicine & Rehab
5 Longfellow Place
Ste 201
Boston MA, 02114
Phone 1: 617-643-2420
Phone 2: 617-726-7875
Orthopaedic Spine Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-2290
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
300 First Avenue
Charlestown MA, 02129-3109
Phone 1: 617-952-5000

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