About David Binder, MD

Dr. Binder completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where he was Chief Resident. Upon completion of residency training, he completed a fellowship in Pain Management at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital of Boston and Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is Board Certified in both Pain Management and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Dr. Binder focuses on treating low back pain, neck pain and musculoskeletal conditions. He places emphasis on incorporating a multidisciplinary approach focused on reducing pain, restoring function, and improving quality of life. In addition to providing conservative treatments, he also performs various spine and joint interventional procedures such as epidural steroid injections.

In addition to his clinical roles Dr. Binder is the Director of Innovation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and serves as the Medical Director for the Spaulding Outpatient Center in Cambridge.  Dr. Binder has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Orthopaedic Spine Service
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 3A
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-8636

Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care
1575 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-876-4344

Medical Education

  • MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

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In addition to his leadership positions, Dr. Binder is actively involved in care redesign initiatives at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently involved in research focused on the use of educational decision aids aimed at improving patient understanding of treatment options.

Dr. Binder is also involved in innovation initiatives aimed at discovering healthcare related solutions.


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