James D. Rabinov, MD is a senior staff member in Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery with appointments in the MGH Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery. He is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery Fellowship at MGH. This two-year training program is open to post-graduate physicians from the Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Neurology specialties.
Dr. Rabinov graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed residency in Radiology at Boston City Hospital. He has completed fellowships in Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has additional subspecialty training in Head and Neck Radiology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary where he remains on staff.
Dr. Rabinov practices in the multidisciplinary MGH Neurovascular Service. He has expertise in intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine and atherosclerotic disease of the cervical and intracranial vasculature. He treats patients with a variety of ENT-related problems including epistaxis, venolymphtic malformations, vascular tumors and hemangiomas, some of which are related to congenital syndromes such as Heridatary Hemorrhagic Telangectasia.Dr. Rabinov has developed protocols for emergency room imaging of neurovascular diseases and treatment guidelines for conditions related to subarachnoid hemorrhage such as cerebral vasospasm. He has published papers on numerous topics including intracranial dissecting aneurysms and dural arteriovenous fistulas. He has participated in national clinical trials for the treatment of acute stroke, brain aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.
Stroke is one of the leading causes of serious, long-term disability in the United States. The Stroke Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Center successfully treat one of emergency medicine’s toughest stroke cases.
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New Bedford woman recovers from severe stroke after treatment by the Mass General Stroke Team, including Mass General Imaging interventional specialist Dr. James Rabinov.