Miguel X Escalon, MD
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance
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Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
Dr. Escalón is involved with research related to brain injury and spinal cord injury especially as it relates to pain, spasticity and recovery after injury as well as leveraging technology to optimize improvement post-injury. He is also involved in the use of robotic exoskeletons to facilitate walking for neurological recovery after spinal cord injury. Dr. Escalón is also involved in research related to ICU patients as it relates to their long term function and quality of life.

MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine

MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship, Internal Medicine, OSF St. Francis Medical Center

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology companies, and other outside entities to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their outside financial relationships.

Dr. Escalon has not yet completed reporting of Industry relationships.

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