Raj Sinha, MD, PhD

Raj Sinha, MD, PhD

Sinha Orthopedics

760-848-4000


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Sinha Orthopedics
36101 Bob Hope Dr. Suite A2
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760-848-4000
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Raj K. Sinha, M.D., Ph.D. has a results-oriented personality. It explains, simply and elegantly, why he decided to specialize in orthopedics. He relocated to the Coachella Valley in 2003 and specializes in hip and knee replacement surgery.



His research has been published in leading journals, and he has received multiple awards, including a Clinician Scientist Grant from the National Institutes of Health (1993), the National Orthopaedic Surgery Fellows Foundation Research Grant (1996), the International Society for Technology and Arthroplasty Hap Paul Award (1997), a Zimmer Research Grant , the Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative Grant, the 2003 Harcum Award, and the Arthritis Foundation Commitment to Excellence Award (2009).


Dr. Sinha earned his Medical Degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, completing his internship in the Department of Surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA. During his residency within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, he pursued his Ph.D. at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Graduate Studies, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


Most recently, Dr. Sinha served as Director of the Orthopaedic Curriculum of the Internal medicine Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He was Co-Director of the Ferguson Laboratory and an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery within the Division of Adult Reconstructive Surgery at UPMC. He remains active in surgeon education, lecturing world wide and organizing surgeon education conferences.


Current Appointment: Orthopedic Surgeon at Sinha Orthopedics


Medical School: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University


Residency: Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University


Specialties: Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery


Professional Affiliations: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA)


Awards: International Society for Technology and Arthroplasty Hap Paul Award (1997), Zimmer Research Grant, Harcum Award (2003), Arthritis Foundation Commitment to Excellence Award (2009)



Media Clips

"Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know" (Huffington Post)
"On the Forefront – New Terrain for Joints" (Palm Springs Life)