Dr. Salvador E. Portugal, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
He is a true inspiration and role model to many young physicians. He cares deeply about the learning experiences of his residents and medical students. His popularity among his patients and a great personality are often discussed during small talks in the medical community. Among many trainees in Physiatry, he is known as one of the best diagnosticians and an excellent clinician in relation to giving the proper diagnosis and treating musculoskeletal injuries and neurological movement disorders. Among many leadership positions that he has, he is very involved as one of the main leaders within the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NYSPMR). Of note, the NYSPMR is recognized by one of the most active state organizations in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.