Wudbhav N Sankar

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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
BS (Materials Science and Engineering)
Cornell University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 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

McCarthy J, Herman ME, Sankar WN: Pelvic and acetabular fractures (Chapter 25). Rockwood and Green: Fractures in Children. Flynn JM, Skaggs DL, Waters PM (eds.). Wolters Kluwer Health, 2015.

Goodbody CM, Lee RJ, Flynn JM, Sankar WN: Titanium Elastic Nailing for Pediatric Tibia Fractures: Do Older, Heavier Kids Do Worse? American Academy of Pediatrics, 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.

Gans I, Sankar WN: The Medial Dye Pool Revisited: Correlation Between Arthrography and MRI In Closed Reductions For DDH. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 34(8): 787-790, 2014.

Nduaguba AM, Baldwin KD, Sankar WN: Predictive Factors for Differentiating Between Septic Arthritis and Lyme Disease of the Knee American Academy of Pediatrics, annual meeting 2014.

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.

Goodbody CM, Asztalos I, Sankar WN, Flynn JM: Bracing for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Does BMI Affect Outcomes? American Academy of Pediatrics, annual meeting 2014.

Nduaguba A, Flynn JM, Sankar WN: Ilfeld-Style Abduction Orthosis: An Effective Alternative to Closed Reduction and Spica Casting. American Academy of Pediatrics, annual meeting 2014.

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