Dr. Wudbhav Sankar, MD, FAAOS

Dr. Wudbhav Sankar, MD, FAAOS

Work:

Professor , Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Wudbhav N. Sankar has 14 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University and his MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing both his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery through the University of Pennsylvania Health System, he went on to complete fellowships in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Shriners Hospitals for Children. He completed an additional fellowship in Adolescent/Young Adult Hip Preservation Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital, as well. Today, this expert is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and as an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, he serves as a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and as the Director of the Orthopaedics Hip Preservation Center at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of both the Hip Disorders Program and the Young Adult Hip Preservation Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Furthermore, he is a Co-Director of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Fellowship, Director of Orthopaedic Surgery Education, and an Attending Surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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w*********@u****.upenn

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(215) ***-****

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

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Other Cases

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Publications

188

Media & News

358

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Litigation Activities

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Antonio Vargas, et al. v. Ann E. Johnson

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2019-01-10

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Publications

188 records available

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Does Perfusion MRI After Closed Reduction of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Reduce the Incidence of Avascular Necrosis?

Journal Article

What Risk Factors and Characteristics Are Associated With Late-presenting Dislocations of the Hip in Infants?

Journal Article

Does Surgeon Experience Impact the Risk of Complications After Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy?

Journal Article

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Media & News

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International Faculty

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

An international group of more than 800 medical experts at the nation's largest pediatric cardiology conference are discussing challenges in treating congenital ...

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

May 14, 2023 -- Emily K. Schaeffer PhD1,2 and Wudbhav N. Sankar MD3 ... 2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Education

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Doctor of Medicine

Cornell University

Bachelor of Science

Work History

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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