Greater Boston Post-Polio Association
Resource List

Please Note! A listing here does not constitute endorsement by the GBPPA. It indicates only that individuals experiencing post-polio symptoms have been treated by these health care providers.

Area Agency on Aging and Disability

125 Walnut St.
Watertown,MA 02472
TTY 617-923-1562

Home Accessibility Consultant

Jacqueline Dobson
Solutions for Accessibility
119 Poplar St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Disability Advocate

Lee Rachel Jurman
Personal Disability Consulting, Inc.
68 Craftsland Rd.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Mental Health

Sally Johnson, Lic.SW
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua St.
Boston, MA 02114
(617)573-2539 (Tues., Weds., Thurs.)


Walter Panis, M.D. (neurology and physiatry)
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua St.
Boston, MA 02114-1198


Sheila Wolfson, M. Ed., C.N.S.
20 Main St., Suite 300
Natick, MA 01760

Occupational Therapy

Thayer McCain, M.A., OTR/L
Thriving At Home


Elly Trepman (foot and ankle only)
Boston Foot and Ankle Center
70 Parker Hill Ave., Suite 508
Boston, MA

Frederick Mansfield, M.D.
0 Emerson Place
Boston, MA

Alan Curtis, M.D. (shoulder and knee)
830 Boylston St.
Chestnut Hill, MA

Orthopedic Shoe Modification

Rich Gagnon
Gagnonís Shoe Repair
14 New Derby St.
Salem, MA 01970


Jim Cannon, C.O.
637 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02446

Kent VanHeukelom, C.O.
232 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 01801

Kenneth Cornell, C.O.
128 Margin St.
Salem, MA 01970

Rogerson Orthopedic Appliances
483 Southampton St.
Boston, MA 02127

IAM Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.
Robert C. Drillio, C.O.
49 Walnut St.
Walnut Park - Bldg 3
Wellesley, MA 02481

Amtower Biokinetics
Dennis L. Amtower
588 Pleasant St., Suite 7
Norwood, MA 02062

FDR Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Paul Harney, CO
39 Simon St., Suite 7
Nashua, NH 03060

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Scott Abramson, M.D.
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands
311 Service Rd.
East Sandwich, MA 02537

N. Ender Oruc, M.D.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua St.
Boston, MA 02114-1198

Jay Portnow, M.D., Ph. D.
377 Belmont St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Eric Purins, M.D.
Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital
250 Pond St.
Braintree, MA 02184

Nicholas Spellman, M.D. & Gerda Maissel, M.D.
Baystate Medical Center
Rehabilitation Department
3300 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01107

Pulmonary Medicine

John Beamis, M.D.
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
41 Mall Rd.
Burlington, MA 01805

Bartolome Celli, M.D.
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
736 Cambridge St.
Brighton, MA 02135

Nicholas S. Hill, M.D.
Pulmonary Division
New England Medical Center
750 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111

Albert Loerinc, M.D.
Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital
4499 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02745
(508)995-6900; (800)394-5525


Carl Coehlo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dept. of Communication Sciences
University of Connecticut
850 Bolton Rd., Unit 1085
Storrs, CT 06269-1085
(860)486-4482; fax: (860)486-5422

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