Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Med College University Of Delhi New Delhi India in 1985 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery.Read his story

205 S Orange Ave # C1200

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

(973) 972-0246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Devon Health
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Prime Health Services
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • 2 More

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more than 38% of peers
Spine Deformities
more than 35% of peers
more than 27% of peers

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Dr. Sabharwal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sabharwal "Sanjeev Sabharwal, MD, MPH, is an orthopaedic physician at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (RNJOI). He is professor, residency program director and Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (RNJMS). In addition, Dr. Sabharwal is the past President of the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society (LLRS). Following an orthopaedic residency in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia, Dr. Sabharwal did an 18-month fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics and scoliosis at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Shriners Hospitals for Children––Los Angeles. He also trained at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAOI) International Center for Limb Lengthening, a world-renowned center for the correction of short and crooked limbs. Dr. Sabharwal treats children and young adults with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, including limb and spinal deformities, limb length discrepancy and injuries to bones and soft tissues. He is also interested in the orthopaedic management of children with various neuromuscular disorders including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy, and is actively involved in enhancing orthopaedic education in underserved regions internationally. Dr. Sabharwal is an invited speaker at national and international orthopaedic meetings on a regular basis. He is an active member of several orthopaedic societies and has served on committees of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS). He has published extensively and has recently edited a comprehensive textbook on lower limb deformities in children. He also serves as a deputy editor for two top orthopedic journals, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Length
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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16  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Limb Reconstruction
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Trigger Finger Release

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Maulana Azad Med College University Of Delhi New Delhi India
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Saint Elizabeth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of British Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • LA Children's and Shriners Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Boston Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • UMDNJ School of Public Health, MPH
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sabharwal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sabharwal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sabharwal to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sabharwal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My son was referred to Dr Sabharwal in 2014. His right ankle was fracture because of a car accident. The fracture went through his growth plate. Dr Sabharwal is an angel. He is so patient and understanding. A good listener and very compassionate. He made us felt safe and comfortable. Dr Sabharwal...more
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