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.