Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Diana Cardenas, M.D., MHA

General Information

Diana  Cardenas, M.D., MHA


  • Fax: 305-243-4650


  • English


  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • Chief of Service for Rehabilitation Medicine and Director of Jackson Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Professor and Chair

Clinical Interests

Evaluation and management of persons with physical disability due to spinal cord injury (SCI), chronic pain, prevention of urinary tract infection in people with SCI and bladder management,adults with spina bifida and cerebral palsy, and botox injection for spasticity.

Research Interests

Pain management in sci, the prevention of urinary tract infections, and clinical trials for recovery from SCI.


Elected to the Institute of Medicine
The Best Doctor’s in America
ASIA Best Paper
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation President’s Citation


2001 Masters
University of Washington
1973 Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
1969 Undergraduate
University of Texas

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