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Bradley R. Buchbinder, MD

  • Director, Clinical Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Service
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School




Dr. Buchbinder is an associate radiologist in the Divisions of Neuroradiology and Pediatric Imaging and director of the Clinical Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Service.



Centers & Specialties

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • fMRI
  • Functional neuroimaging
  • Neuroradiology
  • Brain tumors
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Imaging
  • Advanced MR techniques
  • Pediatric neuroradiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Diffusion tractography
Medical Education
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General 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 - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Belliveau JW, Kennedy DN Jr., McKinstry RC, Buchbinder BR, Weisskoff RM, Cohen MS, Vevea JM, Brady TJ, Rosen BR. Functional mapping of the human visual cortex by magnetic resonance imaging. Science 1991;252(5032):716-9.

Rosen BR, Belliveau JW, Buchbinder BR, McKinstry RC, Porkka LM, Kennedy DN, Neuder MS, Fisel CR, Aronen HJ, Kwong KK et al. Contrast agents and cerebral hemodynamics. Magn Reson Med 1991;19(2):285-92.

Krings T, Buchbinder BR, Butler WE, Chiappa KH, Jiang HJ, Cosgrove GR, Rosen BR. Functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation: complementary approaches in the evaluation of cortical motor function. Neurology 1997;48(5):1406-16.

FitzGerald DB, Cosgrove GR, Ronner S, Jiang H, Buchbinder BR, Belliveau JW, Rosen BR, Benson RR. Location of language in the cortex: a comparison between functional MR imaging and electrocortical stimulation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 1997;18(8):1529-39.

Jones SE, Buchbinder BR, Aharon I. Three-dimensional mapping of cortical thickness using Laplace?s equation. Hum Brain Mapp; 2000;11(1):12-32.

Cohen-Adad J, Buchbinder B, Oaklander AL. Cervical spinal cord injection of epidural corticosteroids: comprehensive longitudinal study including multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging. Pain 2012;153(11):2292-9.

Simon MV, Cole AJ, Chang EC, Buchbinder BR, Stufflebeam SM, Nozari A, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Eskandar EN. An intraoperative multimodal neurophysiologic approach to successful resection of precentral gyrus epileptogenic lesions. Epilepsia 2012;53(4):e75-e79.

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Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
55 Fruit St
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-8320
Fax: 617-724-3338

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