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

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

Areas of expertise

  • Back pain
  • 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
  • Neck pain
  • Spine Injections
  • Spine care
  • Trigger Point Injections