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Dr. Michael Salas, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Salas

Dr. Michael Salas, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, sports physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.


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(775) 982-5000

Dr. Salas accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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Dr. Salas' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Comprehesive evaluation and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders, offering a conservative to aggressive approach depending on the nature and severity of the problem.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education

2005
Lags Spine and Sportscare
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Lags Spine and Sportscare (Fellowship, Spine and Interventional Pain Management)
2000
University Health System
Residency Hospital
1995
Naval Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1994
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
1988
University Of Southern California
Undergraduate School
2005
2005
2000
1995
1994
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Salas' Reviews

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2.8

Based on 13 reviews

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He's unfair and unjust, does not give you enough time to test clean and cuts off your pain meds. I don't understand why a doctor would do this. I thought they take an oath before they become a doctor.
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Dr. Salas is very knowledgeable in regards to medical procedures and tests however he is apt to give you his opinion rather than ask for yours. He has stated that he knows pain medicines don't work for chronic pain and though he and others don't know how to help people with chronic pain, they're...Read More
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Explains well. Considerable liking ways with patient. Willing to try different ways of treatment
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He is a very knowledgeable and thorough Dr. I have many severe health problems which make it difficult for dr to treat me. He was willing to do the research and find the problem not just pass the buck. I have DDD, chronic back pain and neuropathy in my legs due to blood clot's. Among many other...Read More
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