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Philippines Garcia Cabahug, M.D.
Director, Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship Program
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Expertise: Botulinum Toxin Injections, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management, Spinal Cord Injury
Research Interests: Spasticity management; Aging in spinal cord injury; Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Appointment Phone: 443-923-9400
801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Dr. Philippines Cabahug is an instructor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Cabahug completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins and got her clinical fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI), where she joined the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury as a full-time physician.
Dr. Cabahug has worked on several publications regarding Lean Six Sigma Quality Improvement Project focused on improving discharge paperwork. She is also an online contributor to “PM&R Knowledge Now,” the online resource of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Cabahug is the director of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSK-US) at KKI. She runs two MSK-US clinics at KKI: a musculoskeletal diagnostic clinic and an ultrasound-guided intrathecal pump access clinic.
- Director, Spinal Cord Injury Fellowship Program
- Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- B.S., University of the Philippines (Philippines) (1994)
- M.D., St. Luke's College of Medicine (Philippines) (2000)
Research & Publications
Dr. Cabahug’s research interests include spasticity management and aging in spinal cord injury, and the use of vibration plates in spasticity management.
Activities & Honors
- Frank L. Coulson Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012
- Johns Hopkins Healer Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2010