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Zeeshan M.  Sardar, MD

Zeeshan M. Sardar, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Office: 212.932.5100



Dr. Zeeshan Sardar is an expert in the treatment of spine conditions affecting adult and adolescent patients. His practice focuses on the operative care of spinal deformities and degenerative conditions utilizing the most advanced diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical techniques available. While he believes in non-operative treatment of most spinal disorders, when surgery is indicated Dr. Sardar leverages the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, advanced imaging, and robotic assisted surgical tools to provide individualized treatment plans for each patient. His goal is to help patients reduce their pain, restore function, and get back to their life.

After receiving his bachelors degree in electrical engineering, masters in computer science, and doctorate in medicine from McGill University in Montreal, Dr. Sardar went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at the McGill University Health Centre where he served as chief resident. Following his residency, Dr. Sardar completed an initial fellowship in Orthopedic and Neurological spine surgery at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by a spine surgery fellowship at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas, and a subsequent fellowship in advanced spinal deformity under the direction of Dr. Lawrence Lenke at Columbia University and the Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian. Before joining the faculty at Columbia, Dr. Sardar served as an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Temple University in Philadelphia.

As an active member of the academic orthopedic and spine communities, Dr. Sardar is a member of the America Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AO Spine, the North American Spine Society, and the Scoliosis Research Society. His research interests are focused on improving clinical outcomes and surgical techniques to improve patient safety and ensure better surgical outcomes.  


Education

1999-2003Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2003-2005Master of Science, Computer Science
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2005-2009Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Postdoctoral Training

2009-2014Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery
McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
2014-2015Fellowship, Spine Surgery, Combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery
Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, Los Angeles, CA
2015-2016Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship
Texas Back Institute, Plano, TX
2016Advanced Spine Deformity Fellowship
Columbia University, NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital, New York, NY

Licensure

  •    New York, New Jersey, California, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas

Board Certification

  •    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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