Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Wudbhav N Sankar, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Surgeon, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
3rd Floor, Wood Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS (Materials Science and Engineering)
Cornell University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2003.
Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2007.
Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, 2007-2008.
Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2008-2008.
Fellow, Adolescent Hip Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MD, 2009-2009.
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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

Sarkissian EJ, Sankar WN, Baldwin K, Flynn JM: Is there a predilection for breech infants to demonstrate spontaneous stabilization of DDH instability? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 34(5): 509-513, 2014.

Sarkissian EJ, Sankar WN, Zhu X, Wu CH, Flynn JM: Hip Dysplasia Follow-up After 6 Months: Why Order X-rays Later if Ultrasound has Normalized? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, annual meeting 2014.

Gans I, Sankar WN: Medial dye pool revisited: correlation between arthrography and MRI in closed reduction for DDH. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting 2014.

Sarkissian EJ, Sankar WN, Zhu X, Wu CH, Flynn JM: Hip Dysplasia Follow-up After 6 Months: Why Order X-rays Later if Ultrasound has Normalized? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting 2014.

Nduaguba AM, Sankar WN: Osteonecrosis in adolescent girls involved in high-impact activities: Could repetitive microtrauma be the cause? A report of three cases. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Case Connector 4(2): e35, 2014.

Basmajian HG, Choi PD, Huh K, Sankar WN, Wells L, Arkader A: Radial neck fractures in children: experience from two level-1 trauma centers. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B 23(4): 367-374, 2014.

Ruzbarsky JJ, Beck NA, Baldwin KD, Sankar WN, Flynn JM, Spiegel DA: Risk factors and complications in hip reconstruction for nonambulatory patients with cerebral palsy. Journal of Childrens Orthopaedics 7(6): 487-500, December 2013.

Sankar WN, Matheney TH, Zaltz I: Femoroacetabular impingement: current concepts and controversies. Orthopedic Clinics of North America 44(4), October 2013.

Gans I, Sankar WN, Angsanuntsukh C, Flynn JM: Abduction bracing for infants with residual acetabular dysplasia: practice dogma or effective treatment? Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting 2013.

McPartland TG, Sankar WN, Kim YJ, Millis MB: Patients With Unstable Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Have Antecedent Symptoms. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research 471(7): 2132-2136, 2013.

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