Harvinder Sandhu, MD MBA

About Me

Dr. Harvinder Sandhu specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, endoscopic spine surgery, microsurgery, computer-assisted surgery, and the study and use of spinal biologics. He completed his training in spinal surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California and was subsequently Chief of the Spinal Surgery Service at UCLA until 1997. At that time he was recruited to join the staff at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Sandhu has more than 75 peer reviewed scientific publications in areas such as biologic enhancement of spinal surgery and novel minimally invasive management of spinal disorders. He has received research awards from the North American Spine Society, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine, including the prestigious Volvo Award in Spinal Research.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Sandhu is actively engaged in the research, development, and invention of a variety of medical devices and instruments used in spinal surgery. He holds several patents involving the diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders.

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Languages

English

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Specialties

Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

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special interests

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Biologic Enhancement of Spinal Fusion

Credentials

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Education & Training

Professional School

Columbia University

Medical School

Northwestern University

Internship

SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Residency

SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Fellowship

UCLA Medical Center

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Achievements

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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