Wudbhav N Sankar, MD

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Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
2nd Floor, Wood Building
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.S. (Materials Science and Engineering)
Cornell University, 1998.
M.D. (Medicine)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

adolescent and young-adult hip preservation, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, avascular necrosis, bracing and scoliosis, and pediatric trauma

Description of Research Expertise

adolescent and young-adult hip preservation, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, avascular necrosis, bracing and scoliosis, and pediatric trauma

Selected Publications

Sankar WN, Duncan ST, Baca GR, Beaulé PE, Millis MB, Kim YJ, Peters CL, Podeszwa DA, Schoenecker PL, Sierra RJ, Sink EL, Sucato DJ, Trousdale RT, Zaltz I, Clohisy JC: Descriptive Epidemiology of Acetabular Dysplasia: The Academic Network of Conservational Hip Outcomes Research (ANCHOR) Periacetabular Osteotomy. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 25: 150-159, 2017.

Sankar W, Schoenecker P, Zaltz I, Miller P, Shore B: Determining Hinge Abduction in LCPD: Can We Confidently Make the Diagnosis? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Schaeffer E, Mulpuri K, Sankar W, Upasani V, Clarke N, Herrera-Soto J, Kim YJ, Foster B, Matheney T,: Open Reduction for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Early Outcomes from A Multi-Centre, International Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Ellington M, Upasani V, Bomar J, Schaeffer E, Mulpuri K, Sankar W, Mubarak S: Can Brace Treatment be Successful for Dislocated Hips in Infants over Six Months of Age? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: E-poster Presentation.

Schaeffer E, Sankar W, Clarke N, Aroojis A, Price C, Mulpuri K: The Need for Further Corrective Surgery in Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Surgical Decision-Making and Practice Variability. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

Brusalis C, Price C, Sankar : Incidence of Acetabular Dysplasia in Breech Infants following Initially Normal Ultrasound: The Effect of Variable Diagnostic Criteria. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Striano B, Matheney T, Mulpuri K, Price C, Schaeffer E, Upasani V, Williams N, Sankar W: Ultrasound Characteristics of Clinically Dislocated but Reducible Hips in Infantile DDH. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: E-poster presentation.

Zaltz I, Novais E, Nepple J, Clohisy J, Sink E, Sankar W: An Analysis of Femoral Version in Patients undergoing Periacetabular Osteotomy. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Barcelona, Spain 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Refakis CA, Arkader A, Baldwin KD, Spiegel DA, Sankar WN: Predicting Periarticular Infection in Children With Septic Arthritis of the Hip: Regionally Derived Criteria May Not Apply to All Populations. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Epub ahead of print, 2017.

Brusalis CM, Shah AS, Luan X, Lutts MK, Sankar WN: A Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Operating Room Improves Efficiency at a Pediatric Center. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American 99: 42-47, 2017.

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Last updated: 08/15/2017
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