Samuel Sanders, MD, FAAOS, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, PA, in Silver Spring, Germantown, and Rockville, Maryland. As a Maryland native, Dr. Sanders finds it important to serve athletes and others in his community with compassionate care and understanding.Dr. Sanders has an extensive educational background. After graduating as valedictorian from Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, he attended the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for his undergraduate degree in the biological basis of behavior. Then, he moved to Washington, D.C., to attend medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine.After medical school, Dr. Sanders completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. During his time there, he had the unique opportunity to receive extensive training in trauma care and fractures at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. After his residency, Dr. Sanders completed a fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. There, he provided orthopaedic care to the Buffalo Sabres hockey team and the athletes at Buffalo State College.At Greater Washington Orthopaedic Group, Dr. Sanders frequently treats fractures and muscle and tendon injuries. He also provides joint injections and reconstructive surgeries and guides patients through physical therapy until they reach optimal mobility and health.When he’s not in the office performing surgeries and joint-preserving treatments, Dr. Sanders provides care to athletes at high schools in his area. He’s been interviewed on programs such as ESPN 980 and NBC 4 News regarding sports-related injuries and their treatment and care.
"Dr. Sanders is an impressive medical doctor. I would highly recommend him to others. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for his Silver Spring office staff, as it has been almost impossible for me to reach them by phone.
E. Alexander, Ph.D."