Dr. Arati Dunbar, MD

Dr. Arati Dunbar, MD

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Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
50 y/o
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Dr. Arati Dunbar, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Redwood City, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read her story

Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 210

Redwood City, CA 94062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Dunbar's Experience

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Dr. Dunbar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Dunbar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dunbar "Dr. Arati Mallik Dunbar is a unique, patient focused orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in sports medicine and arthroscopy. She is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship-trained in sports medicine. Her medical practice includes both general orthopedic care and sports related injuries to shoulders, knees, elbows and ankles. She was fellowship trained at UCLA Medical Center where treatment of injured athletes was a primary focus. An athlete herself, Dr. Dunbar draws on this first hand knowledge in her diagnosis and treatment of her patients. Dr. Dunbar does not treat neck or spine injuries, but can provide a referral to a specialist upon request. Dr. Dunbar's clinic is conveniently located at 2900 Whipple Ave., Suite 210, Redwood City, CA 94062. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She has reviewed articles for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Dr. Dunbar is also the author of a number of articles in the field of orthopedic surgery. Special Clinical Interests: Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy Why I Became a Medical Provider: I have wanted to be a doctor since I was three years old. I tore my meniscus in medical school and underwent arthroscopy. My surgeon let me follow him around and this solidified my interest in orthopedic surgeon. Personal Interests and Hobbies: Coaching baseball, extreme workouts Community Involvement: coaching youth sports"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dunbar "It's All About You

Dr. Dunbar offers a unique patient-oriented approach to her practice. She fully recognizes that you, the patient, want to clearly and thoroughly understand your individual medical condition, as well as the procedures needed to treat it successfully. In many cases there is more than one option for treatment. Along with her diagnosis and recommendation, Dr. Dunbar will be sure to provide you with ample information and guidance with which to make an informed decision regarding the best treatment option for you. 

Dr. Dunbar's patients greatly appreciate her patient-care philosophy:

"She is more thorough than any doctor I've have ever talked to."

"She is nurturing and seems caring. This is essential along with all the skills and smarts she has."

"She has a pleasant personality, is very down to earth, and can speak in layman's terms. She has a positive confidence." 

"She is on time, her bedside manner is great, her care is great, and she explains everything.""

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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Carney Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dunbar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dunbar's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dunbar to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Dunbar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

I had a meniscus tear surgery with Dr. Dunbar. My knee feels worse after - took so long to heal. And it turns out there is still some tear there.
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I was an ER nurse at sequoia and watched Dr. Dunnar's work for years I asked her many questions in passing. She eventually performed surgery on my knees and shoulders due to work and sports related injuries. She is meticulous, skilled, and a very bright young lady. I would not go to anubody else...more
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I didn't receive the best quality of care from her. In fact, she made a surgical error, and I had to have another surgery to correct it. When I went for a second opinion from another, she was surprised at some the treatment decisions that had been made, including the lack of any kind of early...more
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