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Arsh S. Dhanota, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health
Assistant Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Penn Musculoskeletal Center
3737 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.S. (Electrical Engineering)
University of California, Riverside, 2004.
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)
Medical University of Lublin, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, UCLA-Kaiser Woodland Hills Family Medicine Residency , 2010-2011.
Resident, UCLA-Kaiser Woodland Hills Family Medicine Residency, 2011-2013.
Chief Resident, UCLA-Kaiser Woodland Hills Family Medicine Residency, 2012-2013.
Adult and Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Fellowship , 2013-2014.
Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine, 2013.
Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Dhanota is a Sports Medicine Specialist who was born and raised in the San Francisco-Bay Area. He completed an undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and for a short period of time worked on the first fiberoptic network in the United States as a Project Manager-Electrical Engineer. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Dhanota decided to change career paths and enter the field of medicine. He attended the Medical University of Lublin for medical school then returned to Southern California to complete his post-graduate medical education and residency training at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA-Kaiser Foundation Hospital Woodland Hills Residency Program where he also served as elected Chief Resident. During his post-graduate medical education, he earned numerous awards including the coveted Resident Research Award two years in a row for his work in the field of Sports Medicine. Dr. Dhanota then completed a fellowship in Adult & Pediatric Sports Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia-University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Fellowship. His experience includes work with patients and athletes of all ages including NCAA Division I and professional athletes. He has served as a Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL), Philadelphia Flyers (NHL), and the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA). Dr. Dhanota currently serves as an Assistant Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Team Physician for the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, he also serves as an Expert Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Selected Publications

Ross D, Dhanota A: Chronic Shoulder Pain in an Ultimate Frisbee Athlete: A Case Presentation. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference April 2016.

Santana J, Dhanota A: Abdominal Pain in a Women's Soccer Player: A Case Presentation. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference April 2016.

Renjilian C, Dhanota A, Mueller A, Farber D: Midfoot Swelling in a Female Collegiate Soccer Player: A Case Presentation. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference April 2015.

Desai N, Dhanota A, Huffman R: Refractory Elbow Pain and Stiffness After Radial Head Fracture: A Case Presentation. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference April 2015.

Dhanota A, Grady M, Master CL et al: Balance Assessment of Youth Ice Hockey Players: Baseline Correlations and Observations Following Concussion. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 25(2), March 2015.

Dhanota A, Kapur R, Sennett BJ: Worsening Leg Pain in a Collegiate Football Player: A Case Presentation. American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Annual Conference April 2014.

Dhanota A, Kapur R, Sennett BJ: Worsening Leg Pain in a Collegiate Football Player: An Interactive Case Study. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Case Study Website 2014.

Dhanota A, Woodward T: The Karate Kid with Thigh Pain: An Interactive Case Study. American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Case Study Website July 2013.

Dhanota A, Woodward T: Integrating the Essentials of Primary Care Sports Medicine into the Training of Family Medicine Physicians: A Scholastic Poster Presentation. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference May 2013.

Dhanota A, Mason M: A 5 Year Old with Neck Pain: A Case Presentation. UCLA Annual Multicampus Research Conference May 2013.

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