Dr. Tajdip Sandhu | Orthopedic Surgeon Phoenix | Spine Surgery Arizona
Physicians

Tajdip S. Sandhu, MD

Specialty

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Eligible

Medical School

University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine

Residency

Keck-LAC USC Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Location(s)

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North Phoenix Clinic

18444 N. 25th Ave., Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ, 85023

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Peoria Clinic

10494 W. Thunderbird Blvd., Suite 102
Sun City, AZ, 85351

Biography

Tajdip Sandhu, MD is a fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon, specializing in all aspects of spine care including trauma, degenerative, both open and minimally invasive, tumor, deformity and disc replacement.

Dr. Sandhu completed a combined spine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital-Brigham and Women's Hospital and completed his orthopedic surgery residency training from Keck-LAC USC Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine and undergraduate degree from University of Southern California. At USC, Dr. Sandhu received the merit-based, full tuition funded Trustee scholarship and was selected to the prestigious Baccalaureate/MD program, which granted him acceptance to the USC-Keck School of Medicine out of high school.

While attending the University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Sandhu received a grant from the USC Stevens Institute of Innovation to lead a team in Southern India to research oral cancer prevention and to implement educational programs to target at-risk youth. He contributed editorial works describing his teams experience to CNN.com. He also represented Keck School of Medicine with the California Medical Association. He remains active in multiple national and orthopedic spine societies and orthopedic research.

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Research & Experience

Research

Department of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Harvard, Boston, MA.

Sandhu, T., Le, H., Tobert, D., Schoenfeld, A., Bono, C.

Retrospective review of re-operation and hardware failure of long fusion constructs stopping at versus continuing past cervico-thoracic junction

Department of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Harvard, Boston, MA.

Schoenfeld AJ, Sandhu T, Sturgeon DJ, Nwosu K, Bono CM.

Examining Healthcare Segregation Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities Receiving Spine Surgical Procedures in the State of Florida. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Dec 15; 42(24):1917-1922.

Department of Orthopaedic/Neurological Surgery, USC-Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.

Sandhu, T., Azad, A., Wang, J., Liu, J.

Retrospective review of re-operation rates after minimally invasive lumbar decompression without fusion at the index level

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, USC-Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.

Takara, T., Sandhu, T., Heckmann, N., Lee, TQ., Vangsness, CT

Anatomic and bio-mechanic study on porcine patellar tendon determining geometric parameters and tensile properties for comparison of xenograft vs. allograft use in ACL reconstruction

Deshpande Fellows Program, Hubli, Karnataka, India.

Received $20,000 grant to lead team in Southern India to research oral cancer prevention and to implement educational programs to target at-risk youth.

Poster: Sandhu, T., Patel, S., Joseph, M., Loh-Doyle, J., Ives, C.

An Initial Assessment of an Interactive Approach to Anti-Gutka Education in Southern India. 5th International Head and Neck Symposium, July 11, 2009. Deparment of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery in collaboration with the Keck-USC School of Medicine and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Abstract: Sandhu, T., Patel, S., Joseph, M., Loh-Doyle, J., Ives, C. An Initial Assessment of an Interactive Approach to Anti-Gutka Education in Southern India.

LAC-USC Cancer Research Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Landolph, J. R., DeSilva, A. T., Lee, H. K., Mathur, M, Garg, N, Chen, J., Torres, H. A., Fleck, D., and Sandhu, T. Insoluble Nickel Compounds Induce a Combination of Genotoxic and Non-Genotoxic Events, that Result in Global Disruption of Gene Expression and Morphological/Neoplastic Transformation of C3H/10T1/2 Mouse Embryo Cells. The 2nd International Conference on Forensic Science and Medical Science, July 28-29, 2007. Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand. Abstract Booklet, page 33.

 

Contributing Author

Sandhu, T. (2008, August 22). Surreal Surgery Impacts Med Student in India.
http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/08/22/india.surgical.impact/index.html.

Sandhu, T. (2008, August 14). Beauty and the Trash in India.
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/08/14/beauty.and.the.trash/index.html.

Sandhu, T, Patel, S, Joseph, M, Loh-Doyle, J, Ives, C. (2008, August 4). Students Teach Kids Dangers of Gutka in India.
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/07/24/usc.india/index.html.