The Spine Service brings together the clinical professionals with the most appropriate skills to deliver your care.

Spine Surgeons

One of our trained orthopaedic spine surgeons will take overall responsibility for your care.

Dr. Joseph Schwab, Orthopaedic Spine and Oncology Surgeon

Joseph Schwab, MD
Interim Director, Spine Service
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-7587
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Thomas Cha, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Thomas Cha, MD, MBA
Spine
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-7587
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Kirkham Wood, Chief, MGH Orthopaedic Spine Service

Kirkham Wood, MD
Spine
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-7587
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Frederick Mansfield, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Frederick Mansfield, MD
Spine
ph: 617-726-5919
fax: 617-742-7849
Zero Emerson Place, Suite 120, Boston

Dr. Frank Pedlow, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Frank Pedlow, MD
Spine
ph: 617-227-9300
fax: 617-227-3800
30 Lancaster St, Boston

Dr. Fulton Kornack, Adult Reconstructive Surgeon

Fulton Kornack, MD
Hip & Knee Replacement Service
ph: 617-726-3563
fax: 617-724-5563
Zero Emerson Place, Suite 120, Boston

Dr. Joseph Barr, Non-operative Orthopaedic Surgeon

Joseph Barr, MD
Spine (non-operative)
ph: 617-726-3563
fax: 617-742-7849
Zero Emerson Place, Suite 120, Boston

Dr. Ali Al-Omari, Orthopaedic Spine Fellow

Ali Al-Omari, MD
Spine Fellow
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Michael Briseno, Orthopaedic Spine Fellow

Michael Briseno, MD
Spine Fellow
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Mark Jacobson, Orthopaedic Spine Fellow

Mark Jacobson, MD
Spine Fellow
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Physiatrists

A physiatrist is a medical doctor on our team who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation of the spine.

Dr. David Binder, Physiatrist

David Binder, MD
Physiatrist
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-1099
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. James Sarni, Physiatrist

James Sarni, MD
Physiatrist
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-1099
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Dr. Leonid Shincuk, Physiatrist

Leonid Shinchuk, MD
Physiatrist
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-1099
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

   

Pain Specialists

A pain management specialist is a medical doctor who focuses on finding out the reasons for the back pain you are experiencing and determines if this pain can be managed with medications.

Dr. James Rathmell, Pain Specialist

James Rathmell, MD
Pain Specialist
ph: 617-726-8810
fax: 617-726-3441
Wang, Suite 340, Boston

   

Advanced Practitioners

Our Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants practice medicine with physician supervision and are licensed by the State of Massachusetts. They are an integral part of the Spine Service and work closely with all the attendings, residents and other clinical providers involved in your care.

Lisa Beyer, PA-C, Spine Service

Lisa Beyer, PA-C
Physicians Assistant
ph: 617-724-8636
fax: 617-726-7587
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Lorelei Francis, PA-C, Spine Service

Lorelei Francis, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Outpatient & Inpatient

Marilyn Maguire, NP, Spine Service

Marilyn Maguire
Nurse Practitioner
Yawkey, Suite 3A, Boston

Julia Welch, NP, Spine Service

Julie Welch, NP
Nurse Practitioner
ph: 617-227-9300
fax: 617-227-3800
30 Lancaster Street, 2nd Floor