Sean Colio, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Sacramento, CA


Physical Medicine/Rehab Sacramento, CA

Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Sports Medicine, Stanford Orthopaedics

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  • Dr. Colio is a board certified sports medicine physician specializing in sports and musculoskeletal injuries and prevention practicing at the Stanford Los Gatos Orthopaedic Clinic. He treats all problems relating to sports and exercise for elite athletes to weekend warriors to anyone interested in starting a new exercise routine.

    Dr. Colio is one of the first physicians in the USA to receive certification by ARDMS in musculoskeletal (MSK) sonography. He has taught numerous national and regional MSK ultrasound courses for AMSSM, AIUM, and ASRA. He has extensive publications in MSK ultrasound and regenerative medicine over the past 8 years. He uses musculoskeletal ultrasound to provide precise, diagnostic, minimally invasive, office based treatments for musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. He can look inside injuries to see the damage and perform office based innovative regenerative treatments, like platelet rich plasma injections and Tenex Tenotomy. Dr. Colio’s current research is focused on evolving MSK ultrasound and regenerative medicine techniques, along with advancing ultrasound equipment and software. He continues to serve as a reviewer for several journals including PM&R, Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), Muscle and Nerve, and publications for AMSSM.

    Prior to coming to Stanford, Dr. Colio was at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle where he co-founded the ACGME Sports Fellowship and was core faculty and the primary musculoskeletal ultrasonography instructor from 2013 - 2017. He was also the co-founder and co-director of the sports concussion clinic at Swedish from 2013 - 2017. Dr. Colio served as a clinical instructor for the University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine & Sports Medicine, from 2014 – 2017. Dr. Colio is actively involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows at Stanford University. He continues to teach sports and musculoskeletal ultrasound techniques.

Education & Training

  • Marko Bodor, MDFellowship, 2009 - 2010
  • University of California Davis
    University of California DavisResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2006 - 2009
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2006
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin UniversityClass of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2012 - 2018
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - 2023
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain Injury Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical SonographersMSK

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

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