Wudbhav N Sankar

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

Contact information
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 Itmat Expertise

Pediatric hip disorders

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.

Defrancesco CJ, Sankar WN: Traumatic pelvic fractures in children and adolescents. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery 1: 27-35, 2017.

Sankar WN, Brusalis C, Price CT: Incidence of Acetabular Dysplasia in Breech Infants following Initially Normal Ultrasound: Beware of Variable Diagnostic Criteria. American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons, annual meeting, San Diego, CA 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Ellington M, Upasani VV, Bomar J, Schaeffer E, Mulpuri K, Sankar WN, Mubarak SJ: Treatment Outcomes in Children over Six Months with Subluxated or Dislocated Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons, annual meeting, San Diego, CA 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Brusalis C, Shah A, Luan X, Lutts M, Sankar WN: A Dedicated Orthopaedic Trauma Operating Room Improves Efficiency at a Pediatric Center American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons, annual meeting, San Diego, CA 2017 Notes: Oral presentation.

McClure PK, Woiczik M, Karol L, Sankar WN: Variation in National ACGME Case Log Data for Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowships: Are Fellow Coding Practices Responsible? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Epub ahead of print, 2017.

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.

Gornitzky A, Sankar WN: Varus derotation osteotomy of the proximal femur. Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Pediatrics. Skaggs DL, Kocher MS (eds.). Wolter Kluwer Health, Philadelphia, 2nd Edition, 2016.

Goodbody CM, Asztalos IB, Sankar WN, Flynn JM: It's not just the big kids: both high and low BMI impact bracing success for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics Epub ahead of print, 2016.

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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