Anikar Chhabra, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon
  2. Sports Medicine Specialist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Concussion
  2. Knee disorder
  3. Multiligament knee injury
  4. Patellofemoral pain
  5. Sports injury
  1. Arthroscopy
  2. Cartilage repair/restoration
  3. Knee reconstruction
  4. Knee surgery
  5. Meniscus transplantation
  6. Osteotomy
  7. Shoulder arthroscopy
  8. Shoulder replacement
  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder
  • Knee and shoulder reconstruction
  • Complex knee disorders, including meniscal transplants, chondral preservation surgery, multiple ligament knee injuries, and osteotomies
  • Patellofemoral abnormalities
  • Sports concussions
  1. 2005
    Fellow - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and ArthroscopyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  2. 2004
    Residency - Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Virginia Health System
  3. 2004
    MS - Surgical ScienceUniversity of Virginia
  4. 2000
    Fellow - Orthopaedic ResearchOrthopaedic Research Laboratory, University of Virginia Health System
  5. 1999
    Internship - General SurgeryUniversity of Virginia Health System
  6. 1998
    MDUniversity of Virginia
  7. 1994
    BA - EconomicsHarvard University

Certifications

  1. 2009
    Orthopaedic Sports MedicineAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. 2007
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Top Docs - Voted by Peers for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic SurgeryPhoenix Magazine
  2. 2018
    Orthopedic Faculty of the YearOrthopedic Residents at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2017
    Top Docs - Voted Top Doc in Sports Medicine in Phoenix by PeersPhoenix Magazine
  4. 2017
    Named Honorary AmbassadorNCAA Basketball Final Four
  5. 2017
    NomineeMayo Clinic Community Caring Award
  6. 2016
    Named as one of The 16 Standout North American Sports Knee SurgeonsOrthopedics This Week
  7. 2016
    Sportsman AwardArizona Medical Association
  8. 2016
    America's Top OrthopedistsConsumers Research Council of America
  9. 2015
    Teacher of the YearBanner Good Samaritan Orthopedic Residency
  10. 2015
    America's Top OrthopedistsConsumers Research Council of America
  11. 2015
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  12. 2014
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  13. 2014
    America's Top OrthopedistsConsumers Research Council of America
  14. 2014
    Phoenix Super DoctorsPhoenix Super Doctors
  15. 2013
    Teacher of the YearBanner Good Samaritan Orthopedic Residency
  16. 2011
    Top DocsPhoenix Magazine
  17. 2004
    The Charles Miller Memorial AwardUniversity of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty and Residents
  18. 2003
    The Basil M. Boyd, M.D. Memorial Resident Research AwardOscar Miller Day Symposium on Advances in Trauma Surgery
  19. 2003
    Resident Research Award for Contribution to Basic ScienceEastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
  20. 2003
    The AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership ForumAmerican Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
  21. 2003
    The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation AwardUniversity of Virginia Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  22. 2001
    The Basil M. Boyd, M.D. Memorial Resident Research AwardOscar Miller Day Symposium on Foot & Ankle in Sports Activities
  23. 2001
    The Ranawat Residency Research Award for Molecular Biology ResearchEastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
  24. 2001
    The Sultzer Residency Research Award for Growth Factor ResearchThe American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
  25. 2001
    Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Research AwardOrthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting
  26. 2001
    Outstanding Junior Orthopaedic Resident AwardUniversity of Virginia
  27. 2000
    The Pullen AwardUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine
  28. 2000
    Medical Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha
  29. 1997
    Young Investigator Award65th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurosurgery
  30. 1995
    Summer Research GrantUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine
  31. 1994
    Mather House Achievement AwardHarvard University
  32. 1994
    The John Harnice AwardHarvard University
  33. 1993
    National Scholastic Achievement AwardWashington D.C. Indian Association
  34. 1992
    The John Harnice AwardHarvard University
  35. 1990
    Dean's ListHarvard University
  36. 1990
    Varsity Athletic Letter - winner - BasketballHarvard University

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Arizona Mayo Clinic CARES, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  2. 2019 - 2020
    PresidentThe Quigley Society
  3. 2019 - 2020
    MemberAcademic Cohort Group, Accelerating Diversity in the Leadership Pipeline
  4. 2019 - present
    ChairOrthopedic Sports Medicine/Hip Arthroscopy Position, Search Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Surgery Chair, Search Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberC-Arm Workgroup, Medical Equipment and Technology Standardization Subcommittee, Hospital Care Delivery Platform Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberAthlete Development and Sports Rehabilitation Group, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
  8. 2018
    RepresentativeMayo Clinic Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine, Association of Health Care Journalists
  9. 2018 - 2019
    PresidentThe Quigley Society
  10. 2018 - 2019
    Vice PresidentThe Quigley Society
  11. 2018 - present
    ChairPrimary Care Sports Medicine Physician, Search Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  12. 2018 - present
    Career AdvisorAdvisory Program, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  13. 2018 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Executive Operations Team, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  14. 2018 - present
    Associate Program DirectorOrthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  15. 2017 - 2019
    MemberSearch Committee Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Department of Radiology
  16. 2017 - 2018
    MemberSearch Committee, Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Department of Radiology
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine/Upper Extremity Surgeon, Search Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  18. 2016 - 2018
    MemberChair Search Committee, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  19. 2016 - present
    Section LeaderLeverage Enterprise for Equipment Purchasing, Sports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  20. 2016 - present
    Section LeaderEnterprise Participation in Educational Initiatives, Sports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  21. 2016 - present
    Section LeaderEnterprise Participation in Marketing Opportunities, Sports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  22. 2016 - present
    Section LeaderHigh School and Collegiate Outreach Athletic Training Contracts, Sports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  23. 2016 - present
    Section LeaderLeverage Support for Incremental Support and Visibility, Sports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  24. 2016 - present
    ChairMulti-Specialty Workgroup, Sports Medicine Program, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  25. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Square Executive Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  26. 2015 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Business Advisory Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  27. 2015 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Education Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  29. 2015 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Specialty Council, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  30. 2015 - present
    FacultyDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Premedical Scholars Program, Barrett Honors College
  31. 2014 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Advisory Committee, Arizona Interscholastic Association
  32. 2012 - 2018
    RepresentativeCouncil of Delegates: Arizona, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  33. 2012 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  34. 2009
    Session ModeratorDouble Bundle ACL, Annual Meeting, Education Committee
  35. 2008 - 2010
    Board MemberBoard of Directors, Orthopaedic Surgeons Network of Arizona
  36. 2007 - 2011
    MemberEducation Committee, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  37. 2007 - 2011
    MemberEducation Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  38. 2007 - 2011
    MemberSelf-Assessment Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  39. 2007 - 2010
    MemberConflict of Interest Policy Review Panel, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  40. 2007 - present
    Head Orthopedic ConsultantArizona State University
  41. 2007 - present
    MemberWestern Orthopaedic Association
  42. 2006 - 2010
    MemberFinance Committee, Orthopaedic Surgeons Network of Arizona
  43. 2006 - present
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Harvard University
  44. 2005
    Moderator and FacultyKnee Ligament Reconstruction, Fall Course, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  45. 2005 - 2010
    MemberOrthopaedic Surgeons Network of Arizona
  46. 2005 - present
    MemberArthroscopy Association of North America
  47. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  48. 2005 - present
    MemberThe Quigley Society
  49. 2005 - present
    MemberMaricopa County Medical Society, Arizona Medical Association
  50. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  51. 1999 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  52. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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