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

Springwell
125 Walnut St.
Watertown,MA 02472
716-926-4100
TTY 617-923-1562
www.springwell.com

Home Accessibility Consultant

Jacqueline Dobson
Solutions for Accessibility
119 Poplar St.
Watertown, MA 02472
jdobson@earthlink.net

Disability Advocate

Lee Rachel Jurman
Personal Disability Consulting, Inc.
68 Craftsland Rd.
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617)816-5513
jurman.pdc@rcn.com

Mental Health

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

Neurology

Walter Panis, M.D. (neurology and physiatry)
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua St.
Boston, MA 02114-1198
(617)720-6400

Nutrition

Sheila Wolfson, M. Ed., C.N.S.
20 Main St., Suite 300
Natick, MA 01760
(508)875-3735

Occupational Therapy

Thayer McCain, M.A., OTR/L
Thriving At Home
(781)306-9727
www.thrivingathome.com
rehab@thrivingathome.com

Orthopedics

Elly Trepman (foot and ankle only)
Boston Foot and Ankle Center
70 Parker Hill Ave., Suite 508
Boston, MA
(617)734-6607

Frederick Mansfield, M.D.
0 Emerson Place
Boston, MA
(617)726-5919

Alan Curtis, M.D. (shoulder and knee)
830 Boylston St.
Chestnut Hill, MA
(617)738-8642

Orthopedic Shoe Modification

Rich Gagnon
Gagnonís Shoe Repair
14 New Derby St.
Salem, MA 01970
(978)745-6276

Orthotics

Jim Cannon, C.O.
NovaCare/Hanger
637 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02446
(617)232-0596

Kent VanHeukelom, C.O.
Hanger
232 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 01801
(781)932-5828

Kenneth Cornell, C.O.
128 Margin St.
Salem, MA 01970
(978)745-3060

Rogerson Orthopedic Appliances
483 Southampton St.
Boston, MA 02127
(617)268-1135

IAM Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.
Robert C. Drillio, C.O.
49 Walnut St.
Walnut Park - Bldg 3
Wellesley, MA 02481
(781)239-3331

Amtower Biokinetics
Dennis L. Amtower
588 Pleasant St., Suite 7
Norwood, MA 02062
(781)278-0101
www.amtowerbiokinetics.com

FDR Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Paul Harney, CO
39 Simon St., Suite 7
Nashua, NH 03060
(603)595-9255
(877)337-5462

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Scott Abramson, M.D.
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands
311 Service Rd.
East Sandwich, MA 02537
(508)833-4000

N. Ender Oruc, M.D.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua St.
Boston, MA 02114-1198
(617)720-4786

Jay Portnow, M.D., Ph. D.
377 Belmont St.
Brockton, MA 02301
(508)580-5380

Eric Purins, M.D.
Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital
250 Pond St.
Braintree, MA 02184
(781)848-5353

Nicholas Spellman, M.D. & Gerda Maissel, M.D.
Baystate Medical Center
Rehabilitation Department
3300 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01107
(413)794-5436

Pulmonary Medicine

John Beamis, M.D.
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
41 Mall Rd.
Burlington, MA 01805
(781)744-8480
john.f.beamis@lahey.org

Bartolome Celli, M.D.
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
736 Cambridge St.
Brighton, MA 02135
(617)789-5111

Nicholas S. Hill, M.D.
Pulmonary Division
New England Medical Center
750 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
(617)636-5873
nhill@tufts-nemc.org

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

Swallowing

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
coelho@uconn.edu

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