Zeeshan M. Sardar

Dr. Zeeshan M. Sardar is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chief of Spinal Deformities at Columbia University, Department of Orthopedics, and the Medical Director of the Spine Unit at The Och Spine Hospital/Allen. His practice is devoted exclusively to the treatment of pediatric and adult spinal disorders. His practice focuses on the operative care of spinal deformities and degenerative conditions. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, master’s in computer science, and doctorate in medicine from McGill University in Canada, Dr. Sardar went on to complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at the McGill University Health Centre where he served as the chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Sardar completed a fellowship in Orthopedic and Neurological Spine Surgery at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by a spine surgery fellowship focusing on Artificial Disc Replacement and Spinal Deformity at the Texas Back Institute, and a subsequent fellowship in Advanced Spinal Deformity at Columbia University and the Och Spine Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian.

As an active member of the academic orthopedic and spine communities, Dr. Sardar is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AO Spine, the North American Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, and the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery. He serves on the Scoliosis Research Society’s committee for Spinal Deformity, the North American Spine Society’s committee for Spinal Deformity, AO Spine Deformity Knowledge Forum, as well as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Adult Spine Evaluation Committee. He has been appointed Co-Chair of the Data Operations Committee for the American Spine Registry. Dr. Sardar engages in research to advance the diagnosis and treatment of complex spine conditions. His research interests are focused on patient optimization prior to surgery and on improving clinical and surgical techniques to improve patient safety and ensure better surgical outcomes.

Columbia University, Department of Orthopedics (New YorkNY)