Dr. Ishaan Swarup is a fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who evaluates and treats infants, children, and young adults with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions. His areas of interest include general pediatric orthopaedics with a focus on scoliosis and spinal disorders, conditions affecting the hip, and pediatric trauma.
Dr. Swarup received his undergraduate degree in public health from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was elected into Phi Beta Kappa for his academic excellence. He earned his medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Swarup completed his training at some of the nation’s most premier institutions for orthopaedics, including residency in orthopaedic surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
In addition to his full-time clinical practice, Dr. Swarup is actively involved in advancing the field of pediatric orthopaedic surgery through his research. His clinical research interests include disease prevention and improving outcomes in pediatric trauma, hip preservation, and pediatric spine surgery. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications, and he has presented his research at nearly 50 scientific meetings. Dr. Swarup has also received several grants and awards for his research from national and international organizations.
Additionally, Dr. Swarup serves on several professional committees, and he is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and American Academy of Pediatrics. At UCSF, Dr. Swarup also serves as the Associate Director of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship.