Christopher Sahler, MD

  • College: University of New Hampshire, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Durham, NH
  • Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Sports and Interventional Spine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Dr. Sahler is an interventional physiatrist specializing in sports medicine. His practice focuses on non-operative treatments for musculoskeletal injuries, restoring proper function and promoting active lifestyles. He uses biomechanical assessments and diagnostic ultrasound to determine the precise source of the problem. He is skilled in treatments including ultrasound and X-ray guided steroidal injections, viscosupplementation and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma).

Dr. Sahler completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan where he was elected Chief Resident. He continued his training at the Mount Sinai for an additional year to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Treatments. During that time, he also served as team physician for the Globe Institute Junior College Football, Basketball, Soccer and Baseball teams, and was a physician and team captain for the New York City Marathon. Dr. Sahler is published in peer-reviewed journals and is a chapter author in various medical text books. He has given numerous medical presentations at national conferences and universities. He is board certified in sports medicine.

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Dr. Sahler is very compassionate, listens to you, works with you to plan treatment. (5 star review on Healthgrades from Phyllis B. in Wilton, CT)

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Association of Academic Physiatrists
New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certified – Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine
Board Certified – American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NYS Medical License
Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Sahler CS, Greenwald, BD; Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports: A Review; Rehabilitation Research and Practice 2012; 2012:659652. Epub 2012 Jul 9.

Sahler, CS; Spinner, DA; Kirschner JS; Ultrasound–‐Guided First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Injections; Description of an In–‐plane, Gel Standoff Technique in a Cadaveric Study; Foot & Ankle Specialist; Foot Ankle Spec; August 2013 6: 303–‐306

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I want to thank Dr. Sahler for the tremendous job he did giving my daughter an injection and taking the time and effort to have a heart to heart talk with her. In my experience, most doctors wouldn’t take the time to do that, usually next in line is right at the door. She really had a connection with him and I wanted to make sure all of the time that he gave us was very much appreciated. – DS (Spine)