Centers & Specialties

Vascular Center

Clinical Interests
  • Minimally invasive treatments of back and leg pain
  • Compression fracture
  • Sacral fracture
  • Back pain
  • Herniated disc
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Sacroplasty
  • Stroke
  • Arteriovenous malformations of the brain and spine
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Carotid and intracranial stenting
  • Epistaxis
  • Tumor embolization
  • Sclerotherapy for head and neck malformations
Medical Education
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • 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 - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric
Provider Gender


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.

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Radiological Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-1767
Fax: 617-726-3089