About James Rabinov, MD

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 Mass 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 Hereditary 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.

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Mass General Neurosurgery
55 Fruit St.
Wang Ambulatory Care Center
Suite 745
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-2951
Fax: 617-724-0887

Medical Education

  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Boston University Medical Center (Orthopedics)
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

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