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Gary I. Polykoff, MD

Position

Staff Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Pain Medicine

Clinical Specialty

Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professional Activities

My professional time is devoted primarily to direct care of patients with chronic pain. My areas of interest include chronic spine pain, neuropathic pain, myofascial pain and rehabilitation approaches to treatment of chronic pain.

I am also involved in the direct education of pain medicine fellows where I emphasize musculoskeletal evaluation and rehabilitation approaches in management of patients with chronic pain.

Medical Training

  • St. Petersburg State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia, MD
  • St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boston, MA, Internship in Surgery
  • Boston University, Boston, MA, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, HMS, Boston, MA, Fellowship in Pain Medicine

Publications

Leigh Hochberg, L.R., Mukand, J.A., Williams, S., Polykoff, G., Friehs, G.M. and Donoghue, J.P.:  Brain-Computer Interfaces: Prospects for Neuro-Rehabilitation and Implications for Neurocritical Care. Neurocritical Care Society, 3rd Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb. 25-27, 2005

Mukand, J., Williams S., Apple D., Polykoff G., Donoghue J.:  Feasibility Study of the BrainGate Neural Interface System for Individuals with Quadriplegia. AAP/ASIA Meeting, Dallas, TX, May, 2005

Polykoff, G.I.:  On the Watch for Whiplash Injuries. Health News. The Executive Registry Network. Fall/Winter 2004

Related Links

Center for Pain Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Office:

Center for Pain Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Wang Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 324
15 Parkman Street Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8810
Fax: 617-726-3341

Academic Office:

Division of Pain Medicine
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Wang Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 333
15 Parkman Street Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3332
Fax: 617-724-2719
Public Transportation Access: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes



 
Office Information

Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Gray-Bigelow 444
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Public Transportation Access: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes