Kavi Sachar, M.D.

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In  1984, Dr. Sachar was accepted into the rigorous six year medical education program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Albany Medical College. He graduated Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1986 and obtained his medical degree from the Albany Medical College in 1990 where he was awarded the Harold C. Wiggers Award for the student most likely to become an outstanding physician. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Brown University School of Medicine in 1996 where he won the Haffenreffer Fellowship Award for outstanding basic research. He went on to obtain Hand fellowship training at the prestigious Indiana Hand Center. Dr. Sachar has been with Hand Surgery Associates since 1997. 

Dr. Sachar has maintained a lifelong passion for learning and teaching.  He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery since 1999, has been a reviewer for  the journal Current Orthopedic Practice since 2009 and has been an examiner for the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 2010. He served on the State of Colorado Cumulative Trauma Task Force Committee in 2009. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society and the Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society.

Dr. Sachar has had numerous publications in peer review journals and continues to lecture both locally and nationally. Please see his C.V. above for more information.

Dr. Sachar enjoys all aspects of Hand and Elbow surgery but has special interests in elbow arthritis, elbow ligament reconstruction, elbow arthroscopy, compressive nerve syndromes, distal radius fractures, work related injuries, sports related injuries, and hand arthritis.

Hand Surgery Fellowship
The Indiana Hand Center

Orthopaedic Surgical Residency
Brown University School of Medicine

Medical School
Albany Medical College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Specialty Certification
Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 2000
Recertification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990

Professional Affiliations
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
Carpe Diem Hand Club
Rocky Mountain Hand Society
Arapahoe Medical Society
Colorado Medical Society

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