James O. Sanders, M.D.

James O. Sanders, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-1395
Fax: (585) 276-1897


The biographical information for James O. Sanders, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

The Arthur H. Huene Memorial Award for Excellence and Promise in Pediatric Orthopaedics | Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 2009

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2009
J. Anthony Herring Award for Outstanding Clinical Scientific Paper - Cotrel Derotation Casting for Infantile Scoliosis | Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 2008
Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Paper: Prediction of the Crankshaft Phenomenon by the Peak Growth Age | Scoliosis Research Society 1996

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Apr
Sanders JO, Murray J, Gross L. "Non-arthroplasty treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2014 Apr; 22(4):256-60.
2014 Mar 27
Jevsevar DS, Yates AJ, Sanders JO. "Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear." The New England journal of medicine.. 2014 Mar 27; 370(13):1260.
2014 Mar
Sanders JO. "Bracing reduces progression of high-risk curves in idiopathic scoliosis." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2014 Mar; 164(3):673-4.
2014 Mar
Sanders JO, Bozic KJ, Glassman SD, Jevsevar DS, Weber KL. "Clinical practice guidelines: their use, misuse, and future directions." The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.. 2014 Mar; 22(3):135-44.
2014 Feb 19
Pandya NK, Otsuka NY, Sanders JO. "What's new in pediatric orthopaedics." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume.. 2014 Feb 19; 96(4):345-50.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | Medicine | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine1986
BS | Civil Engineering | Southern Methodist University1982
BA | Chemistry | Southern Methodist University1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio07/01/1987 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Orthopaedics at University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio06/01/1986 - 09/30/1987