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Salvador E. Portugal, DO

Specialities and Expertise

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY
  • Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Musculoskeletal / Pain Medicine, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey Medical School

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Sports Medicine

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Howard Rusk Award for Academic Excellence and Teaching, NYU Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2016.
  • Teacher of the Year, Center for Musculoskeletal Care, NYU Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2017.
  • Walter WR, Alizai H, Bruno M, Portugal S, Burke CJ: Real-Time Dynamic 3-T MRI Assessment of Spine Kinematics: A Feasibility Study Utilizing Three Different Fast Pulse Sequences Acta Radiologica 62(1):58-66, 2020.
  • Bernard K, Portugal SE: Cervical radiculopathy, in Musculoskeletal Sports and Spine Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, pp 353-355, 2017.
  • Patel SI, Jayaram P, Portugal S, Stitik TP: Iliocostal friction syndrome causing flank pain in a patient with a history of stroke with scoliosis and compensated Trendelenburg gait. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93(7):632-633, 2014.