Dr. Sabina Malhotra, DPM

Dr. Sabina Malhotra, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Dr. Sabina Malhotra, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Sterling, VA. She graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story

21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 150

Sterling, VA 20166

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
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Foot Sprain
more than 83% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 59% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 51% of peers

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Dr. Malhotra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Malhotra "Dr. Sabina Malhotra is dedicated to providing personalized, comprehensive care for all conditions of the foot and ankle. Her areas of expertise include treatment of athletic and sports-related injuries, reconstructive surgery, limb salvage, and pediatrics. Her professional motto is simple: "Patients first." Throughout her training, Dr. Malhotra was blessed to work under the mentorship of several world-renown physicians in the fields of podiatric, orthopaedic, vascular and plastic surgery. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She is also an Associate Member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, an Associate Member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, and is Board Qualified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Dr. Malhotra is an active member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and has authored for many professional journals, including the Clinics in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery. Dr. Malhotra places a high emphasis on fitness of both body and mind. She believes in leading a healthy, active lifestyle. In her free time, she enjoys power yoga, tennis, hiking, biking, singing, and photography. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Malhotra "When Arthritis & Sports was founded on January 1st, 1998, it was our vision to form a practice with a full range of surgical, rehabilitative and preventative care. Now, more than 15 years later, Arthritis & Sports provides for our patients with cutting edge, comprehensive orthopedic, diagnostic, physical therapy, and wellness services. Patients are treated from their very first symptoms to full recovery in a modern, monitored, integrated program. At Arthritis and Sports, we strongly believe in our continuum of care model, serving our patients from injury to rehabilitation. With a committed team of certified Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Nutritionists, Massage Therapists, Fitness Instructors, and Personal Trainers, we provide each of our patients with prompt and effective treatment. We are focused on restoring your independence so you can live more of the life you want. Our quality of care enhances your quality of life."
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7  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

40  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bone Spur
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Neuromas
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
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30  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Corrective Foot Surgery
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Care
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • The College Of William & Mary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malhotra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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What People Say About Dr. Sabina Malhotra, DPM
I was able to run the Disney and Boston Marathons thanks to Dr. M. I had been seeing a different doctor and was recommended to Dr. Malhotra by my running store. She made me orthotics and not only that but went over an injury prevention protocol. I had no idea I was also deficient in vitamin D and...Read More
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Nat in Sterling, VA – May 12, 2018
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I chuckled at the previous comment. Some people think they know more than the doctors, come in with a nasty attitude, and demand treatments they found on Google. Glad he went elsewhere! Dr. Malhotra is a life saver. My entire family, including my children, have been coming to her for years. She is...Read More
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Steven R. in Reston, VA – May 12, 2018
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worst doctor's office I've ever been to, made an appointment and had to wait for 2 hrs to be seen, 3 different doctors came in to the room not knowing if I was their patient or not, I was finally seen by Dr. Malhotra, she immediately ordered an unnecessary MRI for a cyst on my toe that was infected...Read More
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Rod – Apr 14, 2018
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Excellent experience all around. I came to Dr. Malhotra with Achilles tendon rupture. She clearly explained the specific nature of my injury, laid out options for me to consider, and made professional recommendations. She provided specific instructions and timeline during the healing process,...Read More
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Mar 14, 2018
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Dr. Malhotra is amazing. She will get you back on your feet the right way. She treats her own patients from the start, as opposed to other places where you may see an assistant. If you are looking for forward-thinking care, I highly recommend her!
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Nicholas S. in Vienna, VA – Mar 09, 2018
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