Donna Nimec

Donna Nimec, MD

Physiatrist/ Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Medical Services


  • Physical Medicine
  • Spasticity


  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • English


  • Brain Injury Center
  • Rett Syndrome Program
  • Cerebral Palsy Program
  • Trauma Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Medical School

S.U.N.Y. Buffalo School of Medicine, 1990

Buffalo, NY


University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1990-1991

Denver, CO


University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1991-1995

Denver, CO



Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Papadelis C, Ahtam B, Nazarova M, Nimec D, Snyder B, Grant PE, Okada Y. Cortical somatosensory reorganization in children with spastic cerebral palsy: a multimodal neuroimaging study. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014; 8:725.
  2. Mancinelli C, Patel S, Deming LC, Nimec D, Chu JJ, Beckwith J, Greenwald R, Bonato P. A novel sensorized shoe system to classify gait severity in children with cerebral palsy. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:5010-3.
  3. Patritti B, Sicari M, Deming L, Romaguera F, Pelliccio M, Benedetti MG, Nimec D, Bonato P. Enhancing robotic gait training via augmented feedback. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010; 2010:2271-4.
  4. Patritti BL, Straudi S, Deming LC, Benedetti MG, Nimec DL, Bonato P. Robotic gait training in an adult with cerebral palsy: a case report. PM R. 2010 Jan; 2(1):71-5.
  5. Waters PM, Zurakowski D, Patterson P, Bae DS, Nimec D. Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of therapist-assisted videotaped evaluations of upper-limb hemiplegia. J Hand Surg Am. 2004 Mar; 29(2):328-34.
  6. "Neuromuscular blocks with Botulinum Toxin A and Phenol in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Preliminary Results." Mediterranean Child Neurology Meeting, Crete, Greece. 1999.
  7. "The Efficacy of Methylphenidate Treatment in Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Attention Deficit Disorder." Denver, Colorado. 1994.
  8. "Stroke in Children and Adolescents: Incidence, Etiology and Presentation." The Children's Hospital and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Anaheim, California. 1994.
  9. "Fish Consumption and Perception of Risk Among New York State Fisherman." International Environmental Epidemiology Meeting in Berkeley, California. 1993.
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