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

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.

Gornitzky AL, Flynn JM, Muhly WT, Sankar WN: More Than Just Early Discharge: Improving the Value and Quality of Care Post Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, annual meeting, Orlando, FL 2016 Notes: Oral presentation.

Muhly W, Sankar W, Ryan K, Norton A, Maxwell L, DiMaggio T, Farrell S, Hughes R, Gornitzky A, Keren R, Flynn J, McCloskey J: Rapid Recovery Pathway Following Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Quality Report. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, annual meeting, Colorado Springs, CO 2016 Notes: Poster presentation.

Gornitzky AL, Georgiadis AG, Seeley MA, Horn BD, Sankar WN: Does perfusion MRI after closed reduction of developmental dysplasia of the hip reduce the incidence of avascular necrosis? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 474(5): 1153-1165, 2016.

Muhly WT, Sankar WN, Ryan K, Norton A, Maxwell L, DiMaggio T, Farrell S, Hughes R, Gornitzky A, Keren R, McClosey R, Flynn JM: Rapid recovery pathway following spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis. Pediatrics Epub ahead of print, 2016.

Nduaguba A, Flynn JM, Sankar WN: Septic arthritis of the elbow in children: clinical presentation and microbiological profile. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 36: 75-79, 2016.

Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Andrade J, Sankar WN, Williams N, Matheney TH, Mubarak SJ, Cundy PJ, Price CT; IHDI Study Group: What Risk Factors and Characteristics Are Associated With Late-presenting Dislocations of the Hip in Infants? Clin Orthop Relat Res Epub ahead of print, 2016.

Gornitzky AL, Georgiadis AG, Seeley MA, Horn BD, Sankar WN: Does Perfusion MRI Following Closed Reduction of DDH Reduce the Incidence of Avascular Necrosis? American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, annual meeting, Orlando, FL 2016 Notes: Oral presentation.

Fabricant PD, Seeley M, Clohisy JC, Zaltz I, Sankar WN, ANCHOR study group: Is There an Association Between Hip Motion and Severity of Acetabular Dysplasia? Analysis of the ANCHOR PAO Cohort. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, annual meeting, Orlando, FL 2016 Notes: Oral presentation.

Georgiadis AG, Seeley MA, Chauvin NA, Sankar WN: Prevalence of acetabular labral tears in asymptomatic children. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics Epub ahead of print, 2016.

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Last updated: 04/04/2016
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