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Anikar Chhabra, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Scottsdale, AZ, HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

AnikarChhabraMDMS

Orthopaedic Surgery Scottsdale, AZ

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Director of Sports Medicine: Mayo Clinic of Arizona Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon: Arizona State University

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Summary

  • Anikar Chhabra, M.D., M.S. is an orthopedic surgeon and the director of the sports medicine section in the Department of Orthopedics at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He treats all types of operative and non-operative sports related injuries. His interests include arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery, knee and shoulder reconstruction, meniscal transplants, chondral preservation surgery, multiple ligament knee injuries, osteotomies,, patellofemoral abnormalities, biologics for treatment of sports injuries, and sports concussions. He serves as the head orthopedic consultant at Major League Baseball Umpires, chief orthopedic consultant for Arizona State University, and is a team orthopedic surgeon for the Arizona Coyotes. Additionally, he is the medical director for both the Fiesta Bowl and Cheese-it Bowl. He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia and completed his residency at the University of Virginia Health System. In 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2019, he ranked in Phoenix Magazine’s “Top Docs.” Mayo Clinic Arizona is ranked #1 in Arizona by U.S. News & World Report.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Virginia
    University of VirginiaResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999 - 2004
  • University of Virginia
    University of VirginiaInternship, Transitional Year, 1998 - 1999
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    University of Virginia School of MedicineClass of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2004 - 2005
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1999 - 2018
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centricity Practice Solution EMR, GE Healthcare, 2012-2014

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • Is in-Office Needle Arthroscopy Worth Another Look?December 2018
  • Is in-Office Needle Arthroscopy Worth Another Look?December 2018

Press Mentions

  • Some Common Youth Sports Injuries Can Be Avoided, Mayo Clinic Experts Say
    Some Common Youth Sports Injuries Can Be Avoided, Mayo Clinic Experts SayNovember 19th, 2019
  • Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One Sport
    Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Kids Shouldn’t Specialize in One SportOctober 21st, 2019
  • Mayo Clinic Minute: Weekend Warrior Exercise Tips
    Mayo Clinic Minute: Weekend Warrior Exercise TipsMay 22nd, 2019
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