Miguel X Escalon - Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine | Mount Sinai - New York (2023)

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  • Education & Certifications
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  • Industry Relationships

About Me

Dr. Miguel Xavier Escalón is the Vice Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance. He came to The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013 and has served as Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation since 2014 and as the Residency Program Director for the PM&R residency since 2017. He also serves as the Director of Brain Injury Medicine at Mount Sinai and is the Fellowship Director for the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance and the Department of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Chicago and his medical degree from University of Illinois. He received specialty training in Rehabilitation Medicine at The Baylor/UT-Houston PM&R Alliance.


Dr. Escalón is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine.


Dr. Escalón works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, recreational therapists, neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care.


Dr. Escalón oversees the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU. The scope of his ICU practice includes debility, critical illness myopathy/polyneuropathy, pain, spasticity, delirium, early mobilization, etc.


Dr. Escalón also focuses on neuro-rehabilitation of any disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). He is an expert in spasticity management, including intrathecal pump management and botulinum toxin injections.

Certifications

https://www.abpmr.org/PhysicianSearch/Profile/25796

Language
English, Spanish
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

About Me

Dr. Miguel Xavier Escalón is the Vice Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance. He came to The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013 and has served as Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation since 2014 and as the Residency Program Director for the PM&R residency since 2017. He also serves as the Director of Brain Injury Medicine at Mount Sinai and is the Fellowship Director for the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance and the Department of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Chicago and his medical degree from University of Illinois. He received specialty training in Rehabilitation Medicine at The Baylor/UT-Houston PM&R Alliance.


Dr. Escalón is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine.


Dr. Escalón works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, recreational therapists, neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care.


Dr. Escalón oversees the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU. The scope of his ICU practice includes debility, critical illness myopathy/polyneuropathy, pain, spasticity, delirium, early mobilization, etc.


Dr. Escalón also focuses on neuro-rehabilitation of any disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). He is an expert in spasticity management, including intrathecal pump management and botulinum toxin injections.

Certifications

https://www.abpmr.org/PhysicianSearch/Profile/25796

Language
English, Spanish
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

About Me

Dr. Miguel Xavier Escalón is the Vice Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance. He came to The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013 and has served as Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation since 2014 and as the Residency Program Director for the PM&R residency since 2017. He also serves as the Director of Brain Injury Medicine at Mount Sinai and is the Fellowship Director for the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance and the Department of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Chicago and his medical degree from University of Illinois. He received specialty training in Rehabilitation Medicine at The Baylor/UT-Houston PM&R Alliance.


Dr. Escalón is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine.


Dr. Escalón works closely with physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, recreational therapists, neuropsychologists, and other medical and surgical specialists in order to provide comprehensive care.


Dr. Escalón oversees the rehabilitation and mobilization of critically ill patients, especially those patients in the ICU. The scope of his ICU practice includes debility, critical illness myopathy/polyneuropathy, pain, spasticity, delirium, early mobilization, etc.


Dr. Escalón also focuses on neuro-rehabilitation of any disease that affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). He is an expert in spasticity management, including intrathecal pump management and botulinum toxin injections.

Certifications

https://www.abpmr.org/PhysicianSearch/Profile/25796

Language
English, Spanish
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation and Human Performance, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West

Clinical Focus

  • Amputation Prevention
  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Central Cord Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Myelopathy

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  • Amputation Prevention
  • Amputation Rehabilitation
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Central Cord Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Concussion
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Hemiplegia
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hyaluronate Injections
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Knee Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paraplegia
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Postconcussion Syndrome
  • Prolotherapy
  • Prosthetics
  • Quadriplegia And Paraplegia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorder
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Tetraplegia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections
  • Wheelchair Evaluations

Education

MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship, Internal Medicine

St. Francis Medical Center

Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Spinal Cord Injury

The Mount Sinai Hospital

Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Research

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.

Locations

Insurance Information

Accepted insurance may vary by the doctor’s office location. Please contact the office directly to obtain the most up-to-date insurance information.

  • Rehabilitation Medicine Associates5 East 98th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10029

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    • 1199 SEIU
    • AETNA - Commercial
    • AETNA - Medicare
    • Affinity Medicaid-Medicare-Essential Exchange
    • AgeWell New York
    • CIGNA Healthcare
    • Centivo
    • Elderplan
    • EmblemHealth - GHI-PPO
    • EmblemHealth - HIP
    • EmblemHealth - HIP-Medicaid
    • EmblemHealth - HIP-Medicare
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - Commercial/Exchange
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - Healthplus FKA Amerigroup Medicaid
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare
    • Fidelis Health Care
    • HealthFirst Medicaid
    • HealthFirst Medicare
    • Horizon NJ
    • Hotel Trades
    • Magnacare-Health Care
    • Medicare
    • Metroplus
    • Multiplan PHCS
    • NY Medicaid
    • Oxford - Freedom & Liberty
    • Partners Health Plan
    • Senior Whole Health
    • United Health Care - Commercial
    • United Health Care - Community Care Medicaid
    • United Health Care - Empire Plan
    • United Health Care - Oxford Care
    • United Health Care - Top Tier
    • VNSNY Choice Medicare
    • VillageCareMax
    • WellCare Health Plan

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    Publications

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    Patient Experience Rating

    The Patient Experience Star Rating reflects our patients’ perception of how well their Mount Sinai physician communicated with them during an office visit. The Star Rating is based on patient responses to three questions on the Clinician & Group CAHPS (CG-CAHPS) Survey, a standardized questionnaire developed by Medicare. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

    Explains in a way you understand

    4.9 out of 5

    Listens carefully

    4.9 out of 5

    Likelihood to recommend

    4.9 out of 5

    Industry Relationships

    Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies 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 relationships with such companies.

    Dr. Escalon did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2021 and/or 2022: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

    Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on ourwebsite. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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