Sandeep Mannava, MD, PhD is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine; arthroscopic surgery of the knee, and shoulder; and shoulder reconstruction and replacement. Dr Mannava partners with patients to determine their goals and expectations, then provides the medical care--both surgical and non-surgical--to obtain excellent outcomes that help patients of all ages achieve and maintain an active, healthy lifestyle. He is a compassionate physician scientist, an advocate for athletes, and a thought leader in orthopaedic sports medicine. Dr Mannava enjoys innovating and educating in the areas of orthopaedic surgery, arthroscopic surgery, biomedical sciences, and sports medicine.
Originally from Utica, New York, Sandeep Mannava, MD, PhD is a graduate of Cornell University and State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University. Dr. Mannava completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Wake Forest University, where he was awarded a PhD for his shoulder surgery research. He was also awarded the department’s resident teaching award.
Dr. Mannava completed his arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship training at the prestigious Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado where he helped treat professional and elite athletes from the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and numerous Olympians. He remains an active volunteer physician with the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and continues to provide medical care for U.S. Olympic athletes.
Dr. Mannava is one of the most published orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons in the western and central New York region. He has published over 80 manuscripts and book chapters, invented a patented surgical device, and has presented over 100 research abstracts both nationally and internationally.