Consultant | Vail, Colorado, United States of America
Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery Of The Hand
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Dr. Kavi Sachar is a nationally known orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery. As a physician at The Steadman Clinic, Dr. Kavi Sachar focuses on restoring function through innovative open and arthroscopic techniques. As a hand, wrist, and elbow specialist, Dr. Kavi Sachar has treated athletes from the NFL, NHL, and NBA. He has treated professional mountain bikers, skiers, snowboarders, and elite adventure athletes. As a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Sachar is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the Carpe Diem Hand Club and Rocky Mountain Hand Society.
He has maintained a lifelong passion for learning and teaching. He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery starting in 1999. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of OrthopaedicTechniques and has been a reviewer for the journal Current Orthopedic Practice since 2009. He has been an examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2010. Dr. Sachar has been the director of the successful Doctors Demystify Teaching Symposium for over 10 years. 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 books. He lectures both locally and nationally. He has lectured at national meetings such as the Hand Society (ASSH) annual meeting and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting. 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 trauma.
Dr. Sachar completed his undergraduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, and earned his medical degree at Albany (NY) Medical College through a vigorous combined six-year medical program. He completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Brown University School of Medicine from 1990-96. Dr. Sachar is a dedicated outdoor athlete. He is a skier, biker, hiker, and CrossFit athlete. He has completed the Triple Bypass, Ride the Rockies the Firecracker 50, and numerous other bike races. He has completed 3 marathons and the Tough MUDder. He is always looking for the next challenge that Colorado has to offer.
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