Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH
Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon who treats children and young adults with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, including 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 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 and has edited a comprehensive textbook on lower limb deformities in children.
Dr. Sabharwal’s clinical research interests include the management of pediatric lower limb deformities, including Blount disease, and studying the motivations and impact of Orthopedic volunteerism. Dr. Sabharwal is actively engaged in global outreach and bidirectional learning. He serves on the board of directors for Health Volunteers Overseas, a non-profit organization and is the sole Honorary member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of India .
In addition to his full-time clinical practice, Dr. Sabharwal is the past president of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. He is an examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2010 and also serves as the Deputy Editor for The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.