About Dr. Tendulkar

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Nikhil Tendulkar to Orthopedic Specialists of Sacramento. Dr. Nikhil Tendulkar is a board eligible, fellowship -trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology from UCLA. From there he then went on to earn his medical degree from Ohio State University. He completed a surgical internship at Harbor- UCLA, one of the busiest trauma centers in Southern California, followed by orthopedic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He returned to Los Angeles for subspecialty training in sports medicine at UCLA Medical Center, where he served as an assistant team physician for the Los Angeles Lakers, UCLA Football and UCLA Men’s Water polo teams. His practice includes treatment of sports -related musculoskeletal injuries, degenerative conditions of the knee and shoulder and basic fracture care.


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Degrees & Education:
  • M.D. The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2011
  • B.S. Physiological Science/ Mechanical Engineering Magna Cum Laude University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
Medical Experience
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellow - UCLA Medical Center
  • Orthopaedic Resident - Stanford Health Care
  • Orthopaedic House Officer - UC Davis Medical Center
  • Preliminary Surgical Intern - Harbor, UCLA Medical Center
  • Student Athletic Trainer - UCLA Department of Sports-Medicine
Volunteer Work
  • Student Health Advocate - UCLA Student Health Services
  • Student Volunteer - UCLA Arthur Ashe Sludent Wellness Center

Contact Info

Please send all referrals to Dr. Tendulkar directly through our New Patient Department.

Phone: 916-389-7977 or Fax to 916-520-6893
E-Mail: new_patients@sacknee.com