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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2015 Feb 18
Sanders JO, Otsuka NY, Martus JE. "What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2015 Feb 18; 97(4):344-350.
2015 Jan 21
Nicholson AD, Liu RW, Sanders JO, Cooperman DR. "Relationship of calcaneal and iliac apophyseal ossification to peak height velocity timing in children." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2015 Jan 21; 97(2):147-54.
2015 Jan
Sanders JO. "CORR Insights®: patient factors are associated with poor short-term outcomes after posterior fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis." Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2015 Jan; 473(1):295-6. Epub 2014 Sep 23.
Merriman M, Hu C, Noyes K, Sanders JO. "Selection of the Lowest Level for Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis." Spine Deformity. 2015; : 128-135.
2014 Jul 16
Sanders JO, Heggeness MH, Murray J, Pezold R, Donnelly P. "The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Appropriate Use Criteria on the Non-Arthroplasty Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee." The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 2014 Jul 16; 96(14):1220-1221. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

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