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James Rainville, MD

Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Spine Center
New England Baptist Hospital
Phone: 617-754-5246

125 Parker Hill Avenue, Jenks Building, Suite 360
Boston, MA 02120
Fax: 617-754-6344

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Dr. James Rainville is a physiatrist and Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). In addition to his work at NEBH, Dr. Rainville holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of several professional organizations including the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Orthopedic Rehab.

Dr. Rainville has written numerous peer-reviewed publications, letters, book chapters, and abstracts. A prolific speaker, he has been invited to lecture and present both nationally and internationally. He has been included in Boston Magazine’s annual list of “Top Doctors” from 2010-2015.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr. Rainville completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Tufts University Medical School.

Dr. Rainville specializes in medical management of spine conditions, disorders and injuries and medical musculoskeletal management.

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Clinical Professor: Harvard Medical School, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical Education

Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1978


Tufts Medical Center, 1990
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 1981


Back Pain Management, Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Back, Neck & Spine

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