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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Samuel Sanders is a native of Potomac, Maryland. He graduated as valedictorian from The Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, 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 BA 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 continues his orthopaedic care to athletes as the team doctor to several area high schools including his own alma mater, Bullis High School, in Potomac, MD, as well as the Holton Arms School, St Andrews Episcopal School and the McLean School. He has also been interviewed on NBC 4 News, ESPN 980 and Rock the Red Podcast, regarding sports related injuries.
Verified Patient Reviews
Excellent visit. The doc provided a very clear analysis of the results and gave us some new information as well. He was polite, and very kind.
I think Dr. Sanders actually takes the time and listens to my issues and helps me solve them in the most compassionate way ever. I’ll forever be a patient with him if any further issues arise. Thanks !
Dr. Sanders and staff are professional, personable, energetic, and caring. Dr. Sanders spends as much time as is needed to ensure that the patient understands the treatment options and plan. The mood of the office is upbeat and friendly. The staff seems to care about each patient as an individual, going out of their way to provide excellent care. I am so glad I found Dr. Sanders to treat my son’s sports injury.
Great! Dr. Sanders is knowledgeable, professional, caring, supportive~ and has a wonderful bedside manner. He has diagnosed my problems and corrected my bone issues.