Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedics
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland - Pediatric Orthopaedics


UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Walnut Creek - Pediatric Orthopaedics




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About Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

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. He is the Director and Chief of Orthopaedics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland and the Program Director for the Pediatric Orthopedic fellowship at UCSF. 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 at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children at UCLA, Dr. Sabharwal continued additional fellowship training at the Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction. He heads the multidisciplinary Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland.

Dr. Sabharwal’s clinical research interests include developing patient reported outcome measures for limb deformities and studying the motivations and impact of orthopedic volunteerism globally.

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 American Orthopedic Association. 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.

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