Athletic Training Staff
Dr. Samuel Sanders is a native of Potomac, Maryland. He graduated as valedictorian from Bullis, where he excelled on both nationally ranked soccer and tennis teams achieving all county honors. He continued his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he received a B.A .in biological basis of behavior. Dr. Sanders returned to the Washington, D.C., area for his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine.
Following his graduation from medical school, Dr. Sanders was accepted into an orthopaedic surgery residency at the prestigious Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. During his residency, Dr. Sanders had the opportunity to complete extra training in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care at the world renowned R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
After completing his residency in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Sanders accepted a fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York, where he focused on the latest techniques in minimally invasive surgery, cartilage repair, and complicated reconstructions of torn ligaments and tendons. The fellowship afforded Dr. Sanders the opportunity to work with, and provide orthopaedic care to, the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League and the Buffalo State College Athletics.
Dr. Sanders is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
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