• About Dr. Sanders
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Dr. Sanders is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip arthroscopy and sports medicine surgery. In addition to offering the latest surgical techniques in the treatment of sports related injuries, he also specializes in partial and total knee replacement and hip replacement surgery using the anterior approach. Dr. Sanders was a varsity letterman in football at Texas A&M University and graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA.
He then graduated first in his medical school class and was awarded Alpha omega alpha (AOA) honors at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his orthopedic surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where he was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in Orthopedic Knowledge. Dr. Sanders then completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic where he received advanced training in hip arthroscopy, cartilage repair and restoration, as well as joint replacement surgery. During his time at the Mayo Clinic, he served as an associate team physician for the Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA) and Minnesota Twins (MLB).
Dr. Sanders has an interest in sports medicine research and has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters focusing on hip arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, patellar instability, and cartilage restoration surgery. He has presented his research at national and international orthopedic conferences and was awarded the Herodicus Award at the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine meeting for his research on patellar instability. During his time at the Mayo Clinic he obtained the academic rank of assistant professor.


Hip arthroscopy, hip replacement, ACL reconstruction,
meniscus repair, meniscus transplantation, ligament reconstruction,
Labral repair, rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement
Osteochondral autograft transfer, Osteochondral allograft transplantation, Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
Sports Medicine, Hip Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Cartilage Restoration, knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder replacement
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Medical Degree: The University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (Part 1)
Subspecialty Board Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Clinic Days: TBD