Samir C. Sodha, M.D.

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Dr. Sodha is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and followed with a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Harvard Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.

Before joining Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Sodha developed an extensive practice in the New York Hudson Valley, directing the hand and elbow trauma service of the regional hospital for 10 years. He specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist, forearm and elbow conditions. He offers cutting edge treatment options, both surgical and nonsurgical, for a multitude of ailments including fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s disease, arthritis, nerve, tendon and ligament injuries, and more. Some of these include endoscopic carpal tunnel release, wrist and hand arthroscopy, joint replacement/reconstructive surgery as well as injectable collagenase treatment for Dupuytren’s disease.

Dr. Sodha strives to individualize treatment for each of his patients using minimally invasive approaches to care for a broad spectrum of problems of varying complexity.

He is the recipient of top doctor accolades including Bergen County's Top Doctors and has also been named a Select Surgeon in Bone & Joint Surgery by New Jersey Monthly. 

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Professional Profile

Education
  • B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Harvard Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery
  • Assistant Professor, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University
Professional Associations
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Boston Hand Club
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • David Ring's Science of Variation Group

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Publications

Abstracts:

1.    Sodha S, Nagda S, Lackman RD, Donthenini R. “Gamma Probe Assisted Biopsy of  Suspected Rib Lesions.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press.  Presented at the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada 2002.

2.    Sodha S, Flynn JM, Whitfield B, Lou JE, Dormans JP, Adams S, Sutton L, Drummond DS. “Scoliosis Associated with Syringomyelia and Chiari I Malformation: Predictors for Progression.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition. Boston, MA 2002.

3.    Sodha S, Leung YL, Bozentka D, Manohan B, Beredjiklian P. “Complications of Wrist Arthroscopy.” Presented at the Philadelphia Hand Society Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA 2002.

4.    Flynn JM, Sodha S, Whitfield B, Lou JE, Dormans JP, Adams S, Sutton, L, Drummond DS. “Scoliosis Associated with Syringomyelia and Chiari I Malformation: Predictors for Progression.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press. Presented at the Scoliosis Research Society International Meeting. Seattle, WA 2002.

5.    Sodha S, Okereke E. “Complications of Total Ankle Arthroplasty: Review of a surgeon’s first twelve cases.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press. Presented at the National Conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. New Orleans, LA 2003.

6.    Sodha S, Golant A, Lee B. “Natural History of the Pediatric Trigger Thumb.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press. Presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand 58th Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL 2003.

7.    Sodha S, Hirsch L, Beredjiklian PK, Bozentka DJ, Steinberg DR. “Electrothermal Shrinkage of the Scapholunate ligament.” Presented at the 21st Annual Adrian E. Flatt Residents’ and Fellows’ Conference in Hand Surgery, Chicago, IL 2003

8.    Flynn JF, Sodha S, Adams S, Lou J, Whitfield B, Sutton L, Ecker M, Dormans JP, Drummond DS. “Predictors of progression of scoliosis after decompression of an arnold chiari I malformation.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Amelia Island 2003.

9.    Breslow G, Sodha S, Chang B. “Percutaneous Reduction of Complex Metacarpophalangeal Joint Dislocations.” Orthopaedic Transactions- in press. Presented at the Annual 20th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD 2003.

10.       Sodha S, Chang, B. “A New Technique for Treatment of Complex Metacarpo-phalangeal Dislocations.” Orthopaedic Transactions – in press.  Presented at the National Conference of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.   San Francisco, CA 2004.

11.    Sodha S, Waters P. “Surgical Treatment of the Pediatric Trigger Finger.”  Presented at the 22nd Annual Adrian E. Flatt Residents’ and Fellows’ Conference in Hand Surgery, New York, NY 2004

12.    Sodha S, Ring D, Zurkowski D, Jupiter JB. “Prevalence of Trapezio-
    metacarpal Joint Arthritis.” Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and American Society of Hand Therapy, San Antonio, TX 2005

Research Publications, peer reviewed:
 
1.    Sodha S, Wei SY, Okerke E.  Evolution of Total Ankle Arthroplasty. University
    of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal, 13:18-21, 2000

2.    Sodha S, Kim J, McGuire KJ, Lonner JH, Lotke PA. Lateral retinacular release as a function of femoral component rotation in total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 19(4):459-63, 2004

3.    Sodha S, Garino JP, Christians M, Daniel B, Faustin C.  Concepts of the Modern
    Ceramic on Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty and Early Results.  University of
    Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal, 14:1-4, 2001

4.    Flynn JM, Sodha S, Lou JE, Whitfield B, Adams S, Dormans JP, Sutton, L, Drummond DS. Predictors for Progression of Scoliosis Associated with Arnold Chiari I Malformation. Spine, 29(3):286-92, 2004

5.    Sodha S, Nagda S, Lackman RD, Donthenini R. Gamma probe assisted biopsy of suspected metastatic rib lesions. Clin Orthop (422):186-9, 2004

6.    Parekh SG, Sodha S, McGuire KJ, Bozentka DJ, Rozental TD, Beredjiklian PK. The digital divide phenomenon in a hand surgery outpatient clinic. Clin Orthop, (421):54-9, 2004

7.    Sodha S, Breslow G, Chang B. Percutaneous Reduction of Complex Metacarpophalangeal Joint Dislocations. Ann Plast Surg, 52(6):562-565, 2004

8.    Sodha S, Waters P. Surgical Treatment of the Pediatric Trigger Finger.
     Journal Hand Surg Am 32(7):1043-1047, 2007

9.    Sodha S, Nagda S, and Sennett B. Heterotopic Ossification in a Throwing Athlete after Elbow Arthroscopy. Arthroscopy 22(7):802.e1-3, 2006

10.    Hirsch L, Sodha S, Bozentka DJ, Monaghan B, Steinberg DR, Beredjiklian PK. Arthroscopic electrothermal collagen shrinkage for symptomatic laxity of the scapholunate interosseous ligament. J Hand Surg Br. 30(6):643-7, 2005


11.    Sodha S, Ring D, Zurkowski D, Jupiter JB. Prevalence of Trapezio-
    metacarpal Joint Arthritis. J.Bone Joint Surg Am.  87(12):2614-18, 2005

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