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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
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."