Sara S. Salles, DO

Medical Director, Spinal Cord Unit at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

Clinical interests

  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Sara S. Salles, DO

Medical Director, Spinal Cord Unit at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

Biography

My name is Sara S. Salles; I received my doctor of osteopathic degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Mo. I am board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

My research interests include Spinal Cord Injury and Spasticity and Movement Disorders. I have reviewed manuscripts for several notable journals including the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Journal and the Knowledge Now, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation of the American Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.

I am a diplomate of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the American Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, American Paraplegia Society, Kentucky Osteopathic Association and the Association of Osteopathic Directors of Medical Education. I have published over 30 journal entries.

Faculty rank

Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education

Degree
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Mo.

Residency
University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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  1. Shang Y, Lin Y, Henry BA, Cheng R, Huang C, Chen L, Shelton BJ, Swartz KR, Salles SS, Yu G.
    Noninvasive evaluation of electrical stimulation impacts on muscle hemodynamics via integrating diffuse optical spectroscopies with muscle stimulator.
    J Biomed Opt. 2013 Oct;18(10):105002.
  2. Harned ME, Salles SS, Grider JS.
    An introduction to trialing intrathecal baclofen in patients with hemiparetic spasticity: a description of 3 cases.
    Pain Physician. 14(5):483-9.