Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH

Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH

Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Pediatric Orthopaedics


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship Children's Hospital Los Angeles 2010
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program 2009
Master of Public Health Harvard University 2004
M.D. Harvard University 2004
BS University of California, San Diego 1997


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About Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH

Dr. Sabatini received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego where she studied biology and dance. She then moved to Boston to obtain her Doctorate of Medicine (MD) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health, respectively. She served as an Intern in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and then completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. She served as Chief Resident in her last year of residency and as Editor of "The Orthopaedic Journal" at Harvard Medical School for four years. Dr. Sabatini completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Having been a dancer for most of her life, Dr. Sabatini's passion for caring for children with orthopaedic problems is based in her own history of orthopaedic injuries and a commitment to helping others live an active and healthy life. Dr. Sabatini’s clinical practice is based at Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland (CHRCO) where she serves as the Director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Service.  She provides care at CHRCO’s main hospital in Oakland as well as the Ambulatory Center in Walnut Creek.  She also sees patients at the UCSF clinic in San Ramon.  Dr. Sabatini's clinical focus includes a wide range of pediatric orthopaedic care including pediatric trauma/fractures, hip disorders, limb length discrepancies, limb deformity, foot disorders and scoliosis. Her research focuses on clinical outcomes, pediatric trauma prevention and treatment, access to care, and eliminating disparities in care. She is active in international orthopaedic work including education and research in Uganda.

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