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Ravinder Brar


Pediatric orthopedic surgeon
Medical Director, Cerebral Palsy & Movement Disorders Center

Dr. Ravinder Brar is an orthopedic surgeon who cares for children with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including fractures and other bone or muscle injuries, scoliosis, cerebral palsy, skeletal dysplasia and other deformities, and hip conditions.

Brar's clinical research interests include traumatic injuries, cerebral palsy and scoliosis, as well as how to improve treatment and outcomes for children with orthopedic conditions. She is also interested in international health work.

Brar earned her master of public health degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She earned her medical degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, where she also completed a residency in orthopedic surgery. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital.

Brar joined UCSF's pediatric orthopedic surgery team in 2016. She belongs to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

  • Education

    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, MD, 2010

    Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, MPH, 2006

  • Residencies

    Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, 2015

  • Fellowships

    Scottish Rite Hospital, Pediatric Orthopedics, 2016

  • Board Certifications

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

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