Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Sara A. Christensen Holz, MD

  • Spine Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Rehabilitation Medicine (Inpatient Hospitalist)
Sara A. Christensen Holz, MD


Dr. Holz treats musculoskeletal conditions, including non-operative management of joint and spine disorders, joint and spine injections, return-to-work issues and pain management.  She also performs electrodiagnostic evaluations to look for conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve entrapment, neuropathy and plexopathy.

Dr. Holz has a special interest in the rehabilitation of patients who have cancer, including chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, brachial and lumbar plexopathy and other nerve conditions related to cancer and cancer treatment, pain management, mobility assessment and functional restoration and exercise prescription. She also has a background in nutrition, focusing on treating the whole patient.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Medical School
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI
    • University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
    • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer Pain
    • Chronic Low Back Pain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Study (EMG/NCS) for Pain Management
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Joint Injections/Medial Branch Blocks
    • Low Back Pain
    • Musculoskeletal Injuries
    • Musculoskeltal Back Pain
    • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
    • Spine Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections