Philippines Cabahug, M.D.

Philippines Cabahug
Philippines Cabahug
Physician, International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI)

Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-9227
Email: cabahug@kennedykrieger.org

Dr. Cabahug is a physician for the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute.


Biographical Sketch

Dr. Cabahug earned her medical degree in 2000 from St. Luke’s – William H. Quasha Memorial College of Medicine in the Philippines. After receiving her medical degree she completed in a postgraduate program in Gerontology and Geriatrics from the University of Malta in 2004.

In 2009 she completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. From there, she began a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2009 and served as chief resident from 2011-2012. Immediately following her residency, she began her clinical fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2013.

Upon completition of her fellowship, Dr. Cabahug joined the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury as a full-time physician. She is also a faculty clinical instructor within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Her professional honors include being named Most Outstanding Intern in Neurology at the St. Luke’s Medical Center. She has also received the Johns Hopkins Healer Award from the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2010 and 2012 and the Frank L. Coulson, Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence in 2012.


Research Summary

Dr. Cabahug’s research interests include spasticity management and aging in spinal cord injury, and the use of vibration plates in spasticity management.