Oscar Sanchez, MD
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Medical School:
  • MD, National University of Rosario (1997)
Internship:
  • Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Program (2002)
Residency:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2005)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Professional Titles

  • Chief PM&R division at Denver Health Hospital

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor award, 5280 magazine CO (2021)
    selected as a top doctor in Brain Injury Medicine
  • Golden Goniometer teaching Award, Dept. PM&R CU Denver (2020)
    Recognizes the best teacher for the department of PM&R
  • Top Doctor, 5280 Top Doctor award (2017)
    selected as a top doctor in PM&R in the Denver Metro area.

Teaching

  • Assistant professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Neuro Rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic Medicine and spine intervention

Publications

  • Carrera EJ, Summers W, Yeung G, Sanchez O. Congenital Tethered Cord Presenting as Chronic Back Pain in a 29-Yr-Old Woman. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Nov 1;100(11):e162-e163. PubMed PMID: 34673707

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow Member
  • American Ass. of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Member
  • Spine intervention Society, Member

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certification
  • Brain Injury Medicine sub-specialty certification, Board Certification (2016)
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certification (2007)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
  • Rehabilitation Therapy - Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Brain and Nervous System - Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Spine
Clinical Interests
Neuro-Rehabilitation Electrodiagnostic Medicine Spine Intervention

Volunteer Activities
Member of RSVP (rehabilitation Service Volunteer Group)

Public Speaking
Yes
Brain Injury Rehabilitation General spine care and education to the public

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, National University of Rosario (1997)
Internships:
  • Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Program (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2005)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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