Spine Specialists

The spine specialists at Tufts Medical Center combines the expertise of pain management specialists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons to provide you with the full range of medical, interventional and surgical treatment options. 

Adriana Desillier, MD

Adriana Desillier, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Anesthesiologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

Treatment of complex regional pain syndrome (RSD), neuropathic pain, work related injuries, sports related injuries, ultrasound guided nerve blocks, interventional pain procedures and perioperative pain management, rhizotomy, epidurals, opioid tapering, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, PTSD management via US guided stellate ganglion blocks, refractory VT treatment via US guided stellate ganglion block, refractory chronic plantar fasciitis

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Wilfred L. Hynes, MD

Wilfred L. Hynes, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Pain Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6208
Fax #: 617-636-9993

Anesthesiology, pain management

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Sameer O. Kapasi, MD

Sameer O. Kapasi, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Attending Physiatrist; Clinical Assistant Professor
Department(s): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5631
Fax #: 617-636-2551

Spine care, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral degenerative disease including facet and disc degeneration, sciatica, radiculopathy, and spinal stenosis

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James Kryzanski, MD

James Kryzanski, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Epilepsy Surgery; Co-Chief, Division of Spine Surgery; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8585
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Epilepsy neurosurgery, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, neurovascular surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, neurosurgical disorders in patients with achondroplasia, neurosurgical disorders in patients with Down syndrome

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Ron I. Riesenburger, MD

Ron I. Riesenburger, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Spine Center; Co-Chief, Division of Spinal Surgery; Neurosurgeon; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8484
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal deformity and scoliosis, complex and reconstructive spine surgery

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Ashley Rogerson, MD

Ashley Rogerson, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon; Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4548
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Spine surgery: myelopathy, trauma, spinal stenosis, disc herniations, spine tumor/infection, minimally invasive surgery, workers' compensation

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Marie Roguski, MD, MPH

Marie Roguski, MD, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5878
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Neurosurgical oncology, degenerative spinal disorders, brain and spinal tumors, including primary, metastatic, and benign conditions (glioma, metastasis, meningioma, schwannoma)
degenerative spinal disorders, including myelopathy, herniated spinal discs, and lumbar stenosis, and their treatment with minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal fusion, and microdiscectomy

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Mina Safain, MD

Mina Safain, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5860
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Pituitary tumors, brain tumors, meningiomas, minimally invasive spine surgery, complex and reconstructive spine surgery, spinal microsurgery, spinal trauma

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Simcha J. Weller, MD

Simcha J. Weller, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8686
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Complex and reconstructive cervical spine surgery, spinal microsurgery, surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myeloradiculopathy, cervical spine trauma

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