Tomoya Sakai, MD

Tomo Head Shot_White Coat_2Dr. Sakai obtained his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern.  Dr. Sakai then completed ACGME accredited fellowships in both sports medicine and pain medicine at John Peter Smith Hospital, affiliated with University of Texas Southwestern. He served as chief fellow during his pain fellowship training.  Dr. Sakai is ABMS board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with subspecialty certification in sports medicine and pain medicine.  Dr. Sakai’s unique combination of training experience makes him especially qualified to provide comprehensive spine and musculoskeletal care.

Dr. Sakai is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a former contributing editor for Rehab in Review and his research has been presented at national conferences.

He lives in Newton with his wife and three children.  Most of his free time is dedicated to his family, but his other personal interests include CrossFit, tennis, violin, guitar, and photography.


“I believe in a gentle approach to pain treatment delivered with compassion and trust.”

– Dr. Sakai


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