Nitin B. Jain, M.B.B.S.

Associate Professor
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associate Professor of MedicineAssociate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
M.S.P.H., Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North CarolinaM.B.B.S., Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, India
Office Address
Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street, BC-4016
Boston, MA 02115
Jain NB, Collins J, Newman JS, Katz JN, Losina E, Higgins LD. Reliability of magnetic resonance imaging assessment of rotator cuff: the ROW study. PM R [print-electronic]. 2015 Mar; 7(3): 245-54.e3; quiz 254. PMID: 25180471, PMCID: PMC4345160, PII: S1934-1482(14)01359-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.08.949, ISSN: 1934-1563.

Jain NB, Yamaguchi K. The contribution of reverse shoulder arthroplasty to utilization of primary shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Dec; 23(12): 1905-12. PMID: 25304043, PMCID: PMC4252758, PII: S1058-2746(14)00372-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.06.055, ISSN: 1532-6500.

Mascarinas AL, Newman JS, Warner JJ, Jain NB. Ultrasound of the pectoralis major muscle after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: a case report. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Dec; 93(12): e9-e14. PMID: 25251253, PMCID: PMC4237665, DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000197, ISSN: 1537-7385.

Song A, Higgins LD, Newman J, Jain NB. Glenohumeral corticosteroid injections in adhesive capsulitis: a systematic search and review. PM R [print-electronic]. 2014 Dec; 6(12): 1143-56. PMID: 24998406, PMCID: PMC4268082, PII: S1934-1482(14)00306-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.06.015, ISSN: 1934-1563.

Neuhaus V, Bot AG, Swellengrebel CH, Jain NB, Warner JJ, Ring DC. Treatment choice affects inpatient adverse events and mortality in older aged inpatients with an isolated fracture of the proximal humerus. J Shoulder Elbow Surg [print-electronic]. 2014 Jun; 23(6): 800-6. PMID: 24135421, PMCID: PMC4239693, PII: S1058-2746(13)00473-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.09.006, ISSN: 1532-6500.

Jain NB, Yamaguchi K. History and physical examination provide little guidance on diagnosis of rotator cuff tears. Evid Based Med [print-electronic]. 2014 Jun; 19(3): 108. PMID: 24347201, PII: eb-2013-101593, DOI: 10.1136/eb-2013-101593, ISSN: 1473-6810.

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Losina E, Collins J, Blazar PE, Katz JN. Epidemiology of musculoskeletal upper extremity ambulatory surgery in the United States. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2014; 15: 4. PMID: 24397703, PMCID: PMC3893587, PII: 1471-2474-15-4, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-4, ISSN: 1471-2474.

Jain NB, Wilcox R, Katz JN, Higgins LD. Reply: To PMID 23332909 [letter]. PM R. 2013 May; 5(5): 446-7. PMID: 23701983, PII: S1934-1482(13)00111-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2013.03.002, ISSN: 1934-1563.

Jain NB, Kuye I, Higgins LD, Warner JJ. Surgeon volume is associated with cost and variation in surgical treatment of proximal humeral fractures. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res [print-electronic]. 2013 Feb; 471(2): 655-64. PMID: 22826013, PMCID: PMC3549192, DOI: 10.1007/s11999-012-2481-6, ISSN: 1528-1132.

Jain NB, Wilcox RB, Katz JN, Higgins LD. Clinical examination of the rotator cuff. PM R. 2013 Jan; 5(1): 45-56. PMID: 23332909, PMCID: PMC3826176, PII: S1934-1482(12)00426-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2012.08.019, ISSN: 1934-1563.

Jain NB. Joint replacement costs in the era of healthcare reform: commentary on an article by James C. Robinson, PhD, MPH, et al.: “Variability in costs associated with total hip and knee replacement implants”. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Sep 9/19/2012; 94(18): e140(1-2). PMID: 22878364, PMCID: PMC3444950, PII: 1262709, DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00778, ISSN: 1535-1386.

Kuye IO, Jain NB, Warner L, Herndon JH, Warner JJ. Economic evaluations in shoulder pathologies: a systematic review of the literature. J Shoulder Elbow Surg [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar; 21(3): 367-75. PMID: 21865060, PMCID: PMC3783003, PII: S1058-2746(11)00250-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.05.019, ISSN: 1532-6500.

Jain NB, Omar I, Kelikian AS, van Holsbeeck L, Grant TH. Prevalence of and factors associated with posterior tibial tendon pathology on sonographic assessment. PM R. 2011 Nov; 3(11): 998-1004. PMID: 22108227, PII: S1934-1482(11)00396-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.05.025, ISSN: 1934-1563.

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Katz JN, Garshick E. Association of shoulder pain with the use of mobility devices in persons with chronic spinal cord injury. PM R. 2010 Oct; 2(10): 896-900. PMID: 20970758, PMCID: PMC3078578, PII: S1934-1482(10)00438-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.05.004, ISSN: 1934-1482.

Weisskopf MG, Jain N, Nie H, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Hu H. A prospective study of bone lead concentration and death from all causes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer in the Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Circulation [print-electronic]. 2009 Sep 9/22/2009; 120(12): 1056-64. PMID: 19738141, PMCID: PMC2760410, PII: CIRCULATIONAHA.108.827121, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.827121, ISSN: 1524-4539.

Waddimba AC, Jain NB, Stolzmann K, Gagnon DR, Burgess JF, Kazis LE, Garshick E. Predictors of cardiopulmonary hospitalization in chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Feb; 90(2): 193-200. PMID: 19236973, PMCID: PMC2648127, PII: S0003-9993(08)01605-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.07.026, ISSN: 1532-821X.

Millham F, Jain NB. Are there racial disparities in trauma care?. World J Surg. 2009 Jan; 33(1): 23-33. PMID: 19023623, DOI: 10.1007/s00268-008-9745-z, ISSN: 0364-2313.

Jain NB, Losina E, Ward DM, Harris MB, Katz JN. Trends in surgical management of femoral neck fractures in the United States. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res [print-electronic]. 2008 Dec; 466(12): 3116-22. PMID: 18648899, PMCID: PMC2628222, DOI: 10.1007/s11999-008-0392-3, ISSN: 1528-1132.

Stepp EL, Brown R, Tun CG, Gagnon DR, Jain NB, Garshick E. Determinants of lung volumes in chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Aug; 89(8): 1499-506. PMID: 18674986, PMCID: PMC2647858, PII: S0003-9993(08)00319-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.02.018, ISSN: 1532-821X.

Humphries W, Jain N, Pietrobon R, Socolowski F, Cook C, Higgins L. Effect of the Deyo score on outcomes and costs in shoulder arthroplasty patients. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2008 Aug; 16(2): 186-91. PMID: 18725670, ISSN: 1022-5536.

Morse LR, Stolzmann K, Nguyen HP, Jain NB, Zayac C, Gagnon DR, Tun CG, Garshick E. Association between mobility mode and C-reactive protein levels in men with chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Apr; 89(4): 726-31. PMID: 18374004, PMCID: PMC2365500, PII: S0003-9993(08)00007-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2007.09.046, ISSN: 1532-821X.

Jain NB, Al-Adawi S, Dorvlo AS, Burke DT. Association between body mass index and functional independence measure in patients with deconditioning. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Jan; 87(1): 21-5. PMID: 18158429, PII: 00002060-200801000-00004, DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31815e61af, ISSN: 0894-9115.

Morse LR, Nguyen HP, Jain N, Williams S, Tun CG, Battaglino RA, Stashenko P, Garshick E. Age and motor score predict osteoprotegerin level in chronic spinal cord injury. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Jan; 8(1): 50-7. PMID: 18398265, PMCID: PMC2365904, ISSN: 1108-7161.

Jain NB, Potula V, Schwartz J, Vokonas PS, Sparrow D, Wright RO, Nie H, Hu H. Lead levels and ischemic heart disease in a prospective study of middle-aged and elderly men: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ. Health Perspect [print-electronic]. 2007 Jun; 115(6): 871-5. PMID: 17589593, PMCID: PMC1892138, DOI: 10.1289/ehp.9629, ISSN: 0091-6765.

Jain NB, Sullivan M, Kazis LE, Tun CG, Garshick E. Factors associated with health-related quality of life in chronic spinal cord injury. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 May; 86(5): 387-96. PMID: 17449983, PMCID: PMC2292343, PII: 00002060-200705000-00010, DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e31804a7d00, ISSN: 0894-9115.

Weber WP, Guller U, Jain NB, Pietrobon R, Oertli D. Impact of surgeon and hospital caseload on the likelihood of performing laparoscopic vs open sigmoid resection for diverticular disease: a study based on 55,949 patients. Arch Surg. 2007 Mar; 142(3): 253-9; discussion 259. PMID: 17372050, PII: 142/3/253, DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.142.3.253, ISSN: 0004-0010.

Jain NB, Katz JN. Re: racial disparities in access to cardiac rehabilitation [letter]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar; 86(3): 247; author reply 247-9. PMID: 17314711, DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e318032170e, ISSN: 0894-9115.

Radkowski CA, Pietrobon R, Vail TP, Nunley JA, Jain NB, Easley ME. Cryotherapy temperature differences after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized trial. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2007; 16(2): 67-72. PMID: 17592713, PII: 67.pdf?T=open_article,958117, ISSN: 1548-825X.

Jain NB, Hart JE, Smith TJ, Garshick E, Laden F. Smoking behavior in trucking industry workers. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2006 Dec; 49(12): 1013-20. PMID: 17096359, PMCID: PMC1945044, DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20399, ISSN: 0271-3586.

Jain NB, Brown R, Tun CG, Gagnon D, Garshick E. Determinants of forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), forced vital capacity (FVC), and FEV1/FVC in chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Oct; 87(10): 1327-33. PMID: 17023241, PMCID: PMC1896316, PII: S0003-9993(06)00685-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2006.06.015, ISSN: 0003-9993.

Elmarsafawy SF, Jain NB, Schwartz J, Sparrow D, Nie H, Hu H. Dietary calcium as a potential modifier of the relationship of lead burden to blood pressure. Epidemiology. 2006 Sep; 17(5): 531-7. PMID: 16878040, DOI: 10.1097/01.ede.0000231285.86968.2b, ISSN: 1044-3983.

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Guller U, Pietrobon R, Katz JN. Trends in the epidemiology of total shoulder arthroplasty in the United States from 1990-2000. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Aug 8/15/2006; 55(4): 591-7. PMID: 16874781, DOI: 10.1002/art.22102, ISSN: 0004-3591.

Jain NB, Hu H. Childhood correlates of blood lead levels in Mumbai and Delhi. Environ. Health Perspect. 2006 Mar; 114(3): 466-70. PMID: 16507473, PMCID: PMC1392244, ISSN: 0091-6765.

Jain NB, Higgins LD, Ozumba D, Guller U, Cronin M, Pietrobon R, Katz JN. Trends in epidemiology of knee arthroplasty in the United States, 1990-2000. Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Dec; 52(12): 3928-33. PMID: 16320340, DOI: 10.1002/art.21420, ISSN: 0004-3591.

Guller U, Safford S, Pietrobon R, Heberer M, Oertli D, Jain NB. High hospital volume is associated with better outcomes for breast cancer surgery: analysis of 233,247 patients. World J Surg. 2005 Aug; 29(8): 994-9; discussion 999. PMID: 15988622, DOI: 10.1007/s00268-005-7831-z, ISSN: 0364-2313.

Grandas NF, Jain NB, Denckla JB, Brown R, Tun CG, Gallagher ME, Garshick E. Dyspnea during daily activities in chronic spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 Aug; 86(8): 1631-5. PMID: 16084818, PMCID: PMC1361295, PII: S0003-9993(05)00221-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2005.02.006, ISSN: 0003-9993.

Jain NB, Hocker S, Pietrobon R, Guller U, Bathia N, Higgins LD. Total arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty for glenohumeral osteoarthritis: role of provider volume. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2005 Jul; 14(4): 361-7. PMID: 16015234, PII: S1058274604002976, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2004.10.007, ISSN: 1058-2746.

Jain NB, Pietrobon R, Guller U, Ahluwalia AS, Higgins LD. Influence of provider volume on length of stay, operating room time, and discharge status for rotator cuff repair. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2005 Jul; 14(4): 407-13. PMID: 16015241, PII: S1058274604002575, DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2004.09.003, ISSN: 1058-2746.

Jain NB, Guller U, Pietrobon R, Bond TK, Higgins LD. Comorbidities increase complication rates in patients having arthroplasty. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 2005 Jun; (435): 232-8. PMID: 15930944, PII: 00003086-200506000-00033, ISSN: 0009-921X.

Jain NB, Laden F, Guller U, Shankar A, Kazani S, Garshick E. Relation between blood lead levels and childhood anemia in India. Am. J. Epidemiol. 2005 May 5/15/2005; 161(10): 968-73. PMID: 15870161, PII: 161/10/968, DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwi126, ISSN: 0002-9262.

Jain N, Pietrobon R, Guller U, Shankar A, Ahluwalia AS, Higgins LD. Effect of provider volume on resource utilization for surgical procedures of the knee. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc [print-electronic]. 2005 May; 13(4): 302-12. PMID: 15875162, DOI: 10.1007/s00167-004-0516-6, ISSN: 0942-2056.

Guller U, Jain N, Curtis LH, Oertli D, Heberer M, Pietrobon R. Insurance status and race represent independent predictors of undergoing laparoscopic surgery for appendicitis: secondary data analysis of 145,546 patients. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2004 Oct; 199(4): 567-75; discussion 575. PMID: 15454140, PII: S1072-7515(04)00944-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2004.06.023, ISSN: 1072-7515.

Guller U, Jain N, Peterson ED, Muhlbaier LH, Eubanks S, Pietrobon R. Laparoscopic appendectomy in the elderly. Surgery. 2004 May; 135(5): 479-88. PMID: 15118584, PII: S0039606004000066, DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2003.12.007, ISSN: 0039-6060.

Jain N, Pietrobon R, Hocker S, Guller U, Shankar A, Higgins LD. The relationship between surgeon and hospital volume and outcomes for shoulder arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Mar; 86-A(3): 496-505. PMID: 14996874, ISSN: 0021-9355.

Guller U, Jain N, Hervey S, Purves H, Pietrobon R. Laparoscopic vs open colectomy: outcomes comparison based on large nationwide databases. Arch Surg. 2003 Nov; 138(11): 1179-86. PMID: 14609864, PII: 138/11/1179, DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.138.11.1179, ISSN: 0004-0010.