Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
|Title(s)||Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery|
|School||School of Medicine|
|Address||747 52nd Streetk, OPC 1st Flr|
Oakland ca 94609
|University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada||Residency, Orthopedics||1994||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA||Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship||1995||Pediatric Orthopaedics|
|Shriners Hospital for Children, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA||Pediatric Orthopedics Fellowship||1995||Pediatric Orthopaedics|
|Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Baltimore, MD||Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Fellowship||1996||Limb Lengthening & Deformity Correction|
|UMDNJ-School of Public Health, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ||MPH||2012||Quantitative Methodology|
|Harvard Business School, Boston, MA||Program for Leadership Development||2019||Leadership Development|
|University of California, San Francisco, CA||DEI Champion||2020||Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training |
Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who treats children and young adults with a wide range of musculoskeletal problems, such as limb deformities, limb length discrepancies, and skeletal trauma. He is a Professor of Orthopaedics at UCSF and as an expert in surgical limb reconstruction, Sabharwal directs the Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He is the Program Director for the Pediatric Orthopaedic fellowship at UCSF and previously served as the Director and Chief of Orthopaedics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland.
Prior to joining UCSF, Sabharwal served as the Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, where he was a Professor of Orthopaedics and the Residency Program Director. He completed his residency in orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia, followed by a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and at the Shriners Hospital for Children. He completed a second fellowship in limb lengthening and reconstruction at the International Center for Limb Lengthening in Baltimore and earned a Master of Public Health degree while at Rutgers.
Sabharwal’s clinical research focuses on pediatric lower limb deformities, including Blount disease (a growth disorder of the shinbone that causes bowlegs). He also studies the motivations and impact of orthopaedic medicine volunteerism. He is actively engaged in global outreach and bidirectional learning, which aims to enrich medical education by encouraging academic partnerships among institutions with varying resource levels.
In addition to his full-time clinical practice, Sabharwal is the past president of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. He has served as an examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 2010 and is the sole honorary member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of India. He serves as a deputy editor of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and is the editor of a comprehensive textbook on lower limb deformities in children.
To make an appointment with Dr. Saharwal, please call 510-428-3238.