Dr. Kulvinder Sachar, MD

Dr. Kulvinder Sachar, MD

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Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Sachar has been with Hand Surgery Associates since 1997. He has maintained a lifelong passion for learning and teaching. He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery since 1999, has been a reviewer for the journal Current Orthopedic Practice since 2009 and has been an examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2010. Dr. Sachar served on the State of Colorado Cumulative Trauma Task Force Committee in 2009. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society and the Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society. Dr. Sachar has had numerous publications in peer review journals and continues to lecture both locally and nationally. Dr. Sachar enjoys all aspects of Hand and Elbow surgery but has special interests in elbow arthritis, elbow ligament reconstruction, elbow arthroscopy, compressive nerve syndromes, distal radius fractures, work related injuries, sports related injuries, and hand arthritis.Dr. Sachar enjoys all that Colorado has to offer. Over the years he has completed three marathons, the Pikes Peak Ascent, the Triple Bypass, Ride the Rockies, the Tough Mudder and awaits his next challenge. As an avid biker, runner, crossfit athlete, skier and hiker, Dr. Sachar understands the importance of athletics from recreational to professional and uses his background to customize his care for the Colorado athlete.

Hand Surgery Associates

601 E Hampden Ave Ste 500

Englewood, CO 80113
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • CompCare

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Dr. Sachar's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Infections
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Malignant Tumor
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Lesion
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • The Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine Graduate Credentialing
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Harold C. Wiggers Award, 1990
  • Haffenreffer Fellowship Award, 1995
  • AOA Medical Honor Society, 1988
  • Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society, 1988
Media & Publications
  • Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain, 2008
  • Ulnar Nerve Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, 2004
  • Fractures of the Hand, ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery, 2010
  • Instructional Course Lecture: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain: Low Back Pain of the Wrist, 2004
  • Visit our website for more information www.hsacolorado.com,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sachar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sachar to family and friends
3.6
based on 35 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Sachar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Denver, CO |
Dr. Sachet saved my thumb amputation. He put it back on and now it works great!
in Denver Co |
Beware of this doctor and the hand surgery associates! Dr. Sachar recommended surgery for my finger. I scheduled a surgery that day for 7 days later . After that my surgery was re scheduled four different times in 3 business days including the last reschedule less than 48 before the surgery was supposed to take place and I finally had to tell them I couldnt re-schedule again and the option I was given then, less than two days before my surgery was wait 23 days or find another surgeon.
Denver CO |
Miracle worker! Helped me and did wonders on my wrist. Thanks, Dr Sachar.
Castle Rock, CO |
Dr. Sachar was on call when I was in the ER with a dislocated elbow and broken bones in the elbow. Dr. Sachar was actively telling the ER what scans and Xray's to do so he would have everything he needed to do the necessary surgery ASAP. I feel he knew what he was talking about and how best to help me in the best and quickest way possible. I fell on a Friday, met with the Dr. to discuss the surgery on Monday and was in for surgery on Tuesday. My surgery went very well.
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Dr. Sachar accepts 41 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Savility
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Sachar has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
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Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital
286 16th St
Burlington, CO 80807
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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Lutheran Medical Center
8300 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
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Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 S Downing St
Denver, CO 80210
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