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Dr. Samuel Sanders, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

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.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - George Washington University, Doctor of Medicine
  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, Fellowship in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1427299205

Office locations

The Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group

19532 Doctors Dr

Germantown, MD 20874

The Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group

9420 Key West Ave, Suite 400

Rockville, MD 20850

The Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group

1400 Forest Glen Rd, Suite 400

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Great bedside manner. Personable and charming. Additionally, he was extremely comprehensive with his exam.
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Great explained the condition, showed me the x-ray involved my toe. Honest about not his expertise and referred me.
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Dr Sanders is always very good and knows what he wants from a visit and how to treat the problem
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Great doctor
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Very personable and excellent evauation
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Had great news for me so that is always a plus. But he set realistic expectations for me in terms of getting back to being cleared for sports.
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He is the best. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Sanders listens really well and connects each time with my teenage son. He has given us great advice and taken care of our health issues each time. I highly recommend him.
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He is always straight to the point and helps me understand my diagnosis. His bedside manner is always pleasant.
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Very impressed wish the Dr and staff.
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He was very caring and professional. I'm confident I will recover the treatment I need for my shoulder from this office.
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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.
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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 !
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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. Thestaff 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.
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