Sameer O. Kapasi MA, MD hails from the Boston area and attended the Johns Hopkins University where he earned his bachelor's degree in Philosophy with coursework in film studies. He then returned to Boston, where he earned an M.A. in Medical Sciences.
Sameer O. Kapasi MA, MD hails from the Boston area and attended the Johns Hopkins University where he earned his bachelor's degree in Philosophy with coursework in film studies. He then returned to Boston, where he earned an M.A. in Medical Sciences. Following graduate school, Dr. Kapasi worked with MDLinx, a small medical internet startup, as a content editor. Dr. Kapasi received his medical degree from the St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Kapasi again returned to Boston to complete a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the Tufts Medical Center. He completed his training with a fellowship in Spine and Rehabilitation Medicine at the New England Baptist Hospital.
Dr. Kapasi is published in peer reviewed journals and lectures in local and national meetings. Dr. Kapasi is a faculty member for the North American Spine Society spinal injection workshops and is actively involved in training residents. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and was elected a fellow of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Kapasi is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Spine Intervention Society, and the North American Spine Society, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine.
|New England Baptist Hospital/Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusetts Spine Medicine Fellowship Interventional and functional management of spine/MSK Tufts Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine||8/2010-7/2011 7/2007-6/2010|
|Boston, Massachusetts Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Junior Resident of the Year 2007-8 Long Island College Hospital||
|Brooklyn, New York PGY-1 in Internal Medicine St. George’s University School of Medicine||
|Grenada, West Indies MD Summer selective in Prague Boston University School of Medicine||
|Boston, Massachusetts MA in Medical Sciences Thesis on the Ethics of Embryonic Germline Modification|
|Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland BA in Philosophy/Premed with a focus on Biomedical Ethics Coursework at Universidad de la Habana – Havana, Cuba Multicultural Student Recognition Award Recipient Commemoration Recognition Award Recipient||8/1994-6/1998|
Member, International Spine Intervention Society
Member, North American Spine Society
Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
President, Indian Medical Association of New England
Member, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
PUBLICATIONS Kapasi, Sameer; Martinez-Silvestrini, Julio A.; Zaremski, Jason L. Myositis Ossificans presenting as anterior thigh pain in a high school student: A Case Report. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation poster session 2011.
Kapasi, Sameer; Finno, Mark A. Electrodiagnostic manifestations of a brachial plexitis: A case report. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation poster session 2011.
Kobayashi, HW; Kapasi, S; Velez, K; Ozel, D. Bethanechol use in patients with urinary retention. Association of Academic Physiatrists poster session 2010.
Lue A, Kapasi S, Ozel A. Comprehensive Rehabilitation Post-Total Femoral Endoprosthesis: A Case Study. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation poster session 2009.
Kapasi S, Kobayashi H, See JB. Treatment of persistent low back pain with an epidural injection resulting in an epidural abcess and subsequent incomplete tetraplegia: A Case Report. Association of Academic Physiatrists poster session 2009.
Tatli, Y & Kapasi, S. The real risks of a steroid injection for plantar fasciitis, with a review of conservative therapies. Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine.
Nori S, Rius-Diaz F, Cuevas J, Goldgeier M, Jaen P, Torres A, Gonzalez S. Sensitivity and specificity of reflectance-mode confocal microscopy for in vivo diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma: a multicenter study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004 Dec;51(6):923-30. (acknowledgement)
Park HY, Lee J, Gonzalez S, Middelkamp-Hup MA, Kapasi S, Peterson S, Gilchrest BA. Topical application of a protein kinase C inhibitor reduces skin and hair pigmentation. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jan;122(1):159-66.