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Kenneth-D-Polivy-MD-FACSKenneth D. Polivy, M.D., FACS


• Spine Surgery and Sports Medicine

• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Kenneth D. Polivy is a graduate of Brown University and a 1978 graduate of the Tufts University School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his orthopedic training at the Tufts-New England Medical Center serving as Chief Resident and was a Fellow in Spinal Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Polivy is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a member of The North American Spine Society. Dr. Polivy is the Associate Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital and a past President of the Massachusetts Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Polivy recently was honored for his 25 years of teaching at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He has a special interest in operative and non-operative spinal problems as well as general and sports related orthopedic issues. Dr. Polivy is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, specializing in Spine Surgery and General Orthopedics, and was recently named to the AAOS Board of Councilors.


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