Miguel X Escalon

Miguel X Escalon, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine

Specialty:

Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine

Dr. Miguel Escalon came to The Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2013 and has served as Director of Critical Care Rehabilitation since 2014. He is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine 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. Escalon is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has sub-specialty training in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.

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

Dr. Escalon also performs spasticity management (including intrethecal pump management and botox injections) as well as peripheral joint injections for osteoarthritis and trigger point injections.

Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Focus