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Sabharwal, Sanjeev, MD, MPH

Sanjeev Sabharwal

MD, MPH

Limb Lengthening, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Director, Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Center

Director, Orthopaedics

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Clinical Specialties

Musculoskeletal problems, limb deformities, limb length discrepancy and injuries to bones and soft tissues, complex limb reconstruction

Certifications

Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Medical School

Maulana Azad Medical College, India

Fellowship

Shriners for Childrens, CA
(Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis)

Fellowship

Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, MD
(Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction)

Residency

University British Columbia, Canada
(Orthopedics)

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About Me

About Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics, UCSF
Director, Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Clinic

Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who treats children and young adults with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, such as limb deformities, limb length discrepancy and injuries to bones and soft tissues and is an expert in complex limb reconstruction. Prior to joining UCSF, Dr. Sabharwal served as Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, where he was a Professor of Orthopaedics and the Residency Program Director.

Fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedics and scoliosis at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Shriner’s Hospital at UCLA, Dr. Sabharwal continued additional fellowship training at the Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction. In addition to his full-time clinical practice, Dr. Sabharwal is the past president of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. He has served on several national and international committees and governing boards dealing with musculoskeletal care and training in LMICs. Dr. Sabharwal recently edited a comprehensive textbook on lower limb deformities in children and also serves as the Deputy Editor for two of the premier orthopaedic journals, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

In addition to his full-time clinical practice, Dr. Sabharwal is the past president of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society, and he is an invited speaker at national and international orthopedic meetings on a regular basis. He is actively involved in global outreach in Orthopaedics and is an active member of several orthopaedic societies, such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. He has been an oral examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2010.