Christopher Sahler, MD

INTERVENTIONAL PHYSIATRIST
  • 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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Testimonials

Great visit. I came in because of pain in my upper back/neck. Dr. Sahler was friendly and concerned and spent time asking me questions about my sports activity and lifestyle. After having me x-rayed, he was really great about showing me the x-rays on his laptop and clearly walking me through what the issue was (it was ligament-related in my neck…a sprain). It was also good that he showed me what was healthy + good about my spine too. We then talked about simple lifestyle changes. (5 Star Review on Healthgrades)

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Watch Dr. Sahler’s presentation on image-guided injections:

AFFILIATIONS

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

CERTIFICATIONS

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

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

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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