Urgent Ortho Care in Wilton will be closed on Saturday, July 13th. We invite you to visit our Greenwich location, which will be open for Urgent Ortho Care from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Christopher S. Sahler, MD

Clinical Interests

Electromyography (EMG)

Located In

Stamford

About

Christopher Sahler, MD, is an interventional physiatrist specializing in sports medicine. His practice focuses on non-operative treatments for musculoskeletal injuries, restoring proper function and promoting active lifestyles. He uses biomechanical assessments and diagnostic ultrasound to determine the precise source of the problem. He is skilled in treatments including ultrasound and X-ray guided steroid injections, viscosupplementation and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma).

Dr. Sahler completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan where he was elected Chief Resident. He continued his training at Mount Sinai for an additional year to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Treatments. During that time, he also served as team physician for the Globe Institute Junior College Football, Basketball, Soccer and Baseball teams, and was a physician and team captain for the New York City Marathon. Dr. Sahler is published in peer-reviewed journals and is a chapter author in various medical textbooks. He has given numerous medical presentations at national conferences and universities, and he is board certified in sports medicine.

Aetna
  • Commercial Plans (Including APCN Plus, We do not accept regular APCN)
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of CT
  • Commercial and Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Plans Outside CT)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Managed Medicare (HMO/PPO)
Cigna
  • Commercial, MetroNY, and LocalPlus
  • Cigna+Oscar, Cigna+MVP (CT Locations Only)
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial and Exchange (Except “Value” Network)
  • Managed Medicare
Connecticut Medicaid
Connecticut State Workers’ Compensation
EmblemHealth
  • Emblem Commercial and Exchange (Except for Millennium and Enhanced Care Prime Networks)
  • Managed Medicare (VIP Prime, Bold, Reserve)
Harvard Pilgrim
  • Through United Shared Services – ONS Harrison location only.
Medicare (Including Railroad Medicare)
Oxford
  • Liberty and Freedom Plans
UHC/NYSHIP/NY Government Empire Plan
United Healthcare
  • All Commercial Plans (Except Indemnity and Compass)
  • Managed Medicare

Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans above and confirm that ONS participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. Certain insurance plans are limited to specific regions and physicians. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (203) 869-1145 ext. 279 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.

Fellowship

Fellowship in Sports and Interventional Spine: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Medical School

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Residency

Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

College

University of New Hampshire, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Durham, NH

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Subspecialty Sports Medicine Certification
  • Connecticut State Medical License
  • New York State Medical License

Memberships
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor in NY Metro Area, 2020-Present
  • Greenwich Magazine Top Doctor in Fairfield County, 2020-Present
  • New Canaan/Darien Magazine Top Doctor in Fairfield County, 2020-Present
  • Stamford Magazine Top Doctor in Fairfield County, 2020-Present
  • Westport Magazine Top Doctor in Fairfield County, 2020-Present

Published Research
  • Sahler, CS; Spinner, DA; Kirschner JS; Ultrasound–Guided First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Injections; Description of an In–plane, Gel Standoff Technique in a Cadaveric Study; Foot & Ankle Specialist; Foot Ankle Spec; August 2013 6: 303–306
  • Sahler CS, Greenwald, BD; Traumatic Brain Injury in Sports: A Review; Rehabilitation Research and Practice 2012; 2012:659652. Epub 2012 Jul 9.
Book Chapters
  • Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections; Spinner, D et al 2013. Chapter Author Foot and Ankle
  • PM&R Clinical Companion; Sackheim, K, et al. 2013. Multiple chapter author
Poster Presentations
  • AAPM&R National Conference: Paresis after Spinal Cord Stimular Trial and Placement in Three Patients: A Case Report
  • AAPM&R National Conference: Incidental finding of congenital Atlanto–occipital fusion in a middle aged female with recent frequent falls resulting in tetraparesis: A case report and review of the literature.
  • AAPM&R National Conference: Large Dorsally Directed Communicating Zygapophyseal Joint Cyst as a Novel source of LBP: A Case Report
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