Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • EMG
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Neuromuscular rehabilitation
Medical Education
  • PhD, Northwestern University
  • MD, University of Milan-Medical School
  • Residency, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Italian
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • 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.

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Sabrina Paganoni is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She obtained her MD degree at the University of Milan in Italy and a PhD in Neuroscience at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL). She completed her medical training at Harvard Medical School in Boston (residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital).

Her clinical and research activities relate to her subspecialty interests of neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology (EMG), with a particular focus on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
In addition to her clinical activity, Dr. Paganoni is actively engaged in clinical research. Her research focuses on ALS therapy development. She is the Principal Investigator of several ALS clinical trials and is interested in using biomarkers to enhance the efficiency of ALS research. She is also passionate about developing innovative assistive technology tools that can improve quality of life for people with disabilities.

Dr. Paganoni holds 3 Board Certifications (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine)

Dr. Paganoni is a member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed


ALS clinic
15 Parkman Street
8th Floor, Room 835
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-724-3914
Fax: 617-724-7290