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Miguel X Escalon, MD
Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
    • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Rehabilitation Medicine Associates 212-241-6321
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5 East 98th Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-6321
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.


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Focus


MD, University of Illinois at Chicago

MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago

Internship, Internal Medicine
St. Francis Medical Center

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Spinal Cord Injury
Mount Sinai Hospital


English, Spanish