Dr. Michael Salas, MD

Dr. Michael Salas, MD

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Dr. Michael Salas, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 13 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.

10085 Double R Blvd Ste 205

Reno, NV 89521

Contact Information

(775) 982-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salas "Comprehesive evaluation and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders, offering a conservative to aggressive approach depending on the nature and severity of the problem."

4  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • 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
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salas

2.8

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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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Zon in Reno, NV – Dec 21, 2016
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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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Bonnie B in Reno, NV – Nov 22, 2016
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Explains well. Considerable liking ways with patient. Willing to try different ways of treatment
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sharon abbott in reno nv – Oct 10, 2016
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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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Lila in Reno, nv – Sep 08, 2016
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