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Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

  • Albany Medical College Albany, New York M.D. 1990 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Six Year Medical Education Program Troy, New York B.S. Biology 1986 Cum Laude

Postgraduate Training:

  • Hand Surgery Fellowship, 1997 The Indiana Hand Center University of Indiana School of Medicine Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Orthopaedic Surgical Residency, 1990-1996 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Brown University School of Medicine Providence, Rhode Island
  • General Surgical Internship, 1990 Department of General Surgery Brown University School of Medicine Providence, Rhode Island

National Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Recertified, 2019-2030
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 2000 Level II certified State of Colorado 1998-present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Board Certified, 1999
  • National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomat, July 1990

Professional Organizations:

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Active member, 2000-present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Active Fellow, 1999-present
  • Carpe Diem Hand Club Member, 1999-present
  • Colorado Medical Society Member, 1997-present
  • Rocky Mountain Hand Society Member, 1997-present
  • Denver Medical Society Member, 1997-present

Academic Appointments:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Orthopedic Surgery University of Colorado School of Medicine Denver, Colorado 2003
  • Clinical Instructor, 1996 Department of Orthopedic Surgery Brown University School of Medicine Providence, Rhode Island

Honors:

  • Haffenreffer Fellowship Award for Outstanding Basic Research Brown University School of Medicine, 1995
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society, 1988
  • Harold C. Wiggers Award: Most Likely to Become an Outstanding Physician Albany Medical College, 1990
  • Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society, 1988
  • Letter of Commendation for Scholastic Excellence Albany Medical College, 1987
  • Cum Laude Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986 4
  • Weiss APC, Sachar K, Gendrau M The Conservative Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Re-examination of Steroid Injection and Splinting. Feature Paper: Research Day, American Society of Hand Therapists, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC 1994

Editorial Boards/ Committees:

  • Program Co-Chair, Demystify Upper Extremity Nerves, Denver, CO, 2019
  • Program Co-Chair, Demystify the Elbow, Denver, CO, 2018
  • Moderator/faculty, Indo-US Hand Trauma Conference, Hubballi, India, 2018
  • Moderator, Controversies in Hand Surgery, ASSH 63rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2017
  • Program Co-Chair, Demystify the Thumb, Denver, CO, 2017
  • Program Committee Member, ASSH 62nd Annual Meeting Austin, TX, 2016
  • Program Co-Chair, Demystify Wound Care, Denver, CO 2016
  • Program Co-Chair, Demystify the Cartilage, Ligaments and Fascia, Denver, CO 2015
  • Program Co-Chairman, Demystify the Wrist, Denver, Co, 2014 5
  • Program Committee Member, ASSH 60th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA 2014
  • Pre-Course Co-Chairman, Ulnar Wrist: Reconstruction and Salvage, ASSH, 59th Annual Meeting, 2013, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Program Co-Chairman, The How and Why of Hand Surgery, Denver, CO, 2013
  • Program Co-Chairman, Demystify the Finger, Denver, CO, 2012
  • Editorial Board, Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 2020-present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2001-2011
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Hand Surgery, 2001-present
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Current Orthopedic Practice 2009-present
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Hand and Microsurgery 2011-present
  • Oral Board Examiner, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2010-present
  • State of Colorado Cumulative Trauma Task Force Committee 2009-2010

Publications:

  • Sachar, K, Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain: Evaluation and Treatment of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears, Ulnocarpal Impaction Syndrome and Lunotriquetral Ligament Tears, JHS, 21(1), 117-121, 2012
  • Sachar K, Fractures of the Hand, ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2010
  • Sachar K, Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain: Evaluation and Treatment of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears, Ulnocarpal Impaction Syndrome, and Lunotriquetral Ligament Tears, JHS, 33(9), 1669-1679, 2008
  • Shin A, Sachar K, Dietch M, Boyer M, Instructional Course Lecture: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain: Low Back Pain of the Wrist, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, JBJS, 86A(7), 1560-1574, 2004
  • Sachar K, Ulnar Nerve Reconstruction, Hand Surgery, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 979-990, 2004
  • Boyer M, Leversedge F, Sachar K, Strickland JW, Engles D, Instructional Course Lecture: Flexor Tendon Repairs: State of the Art, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, JBJS, 2002
  • Sachar K, Fractures of the Hand, Ligament Injuries of the Hand Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 7, American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons publication, 2002
  • Sachar K, Hastings H, Total Wrist Arthrodesis, Surgery of the Arthritic Hand and Wrist, Lippincott, Wlliams and Wilkins, 2002 7
  • Sachar K, Mih A Open Reduction of Congenital Radial Head Dislocations, Hand Clinics 14(1), 39-47, 1998
  • Sachar K, Weiss APC, Goel R The Acute and Chronic Effects of Nicotine on The Survival of Ischemic Extremity Replants Accepted, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 14(3): 179-84, 1998
  • Weiss APC, Sachar K, Glowacki K Arthroscopic Debridement Alone for Intercarpal Ligament Tears Journal of Hand Surgery, 22A:344-349, 1997
  • Glowacki K, Breen C, Sachar K, Weiss APC Electrodiagnostic Testing and Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome Journal of Hand Surgery 21A:117-122, 1996
  • Griggs S, Weiss APC, Lane L, SchwenkerC, Akelman A, Sachar K Treatment of Trigger Finger in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Journal of Hand Surgery 21A:117-122, 1996
  • Weiss APC, Sachar K, Gendrau M.The Conservation Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A re-examination of Steroid Injection and Splinting Journal of Hand Surgery 19A(3):410-415, 1994 Bone and Joint Deseases: Index and Reviews 3(3):16, 1994
  • Weiss APC, Sachar K Soft Tissue Contractures about the Elbow Hand Clinics 10 (3):493-451,1994
  • Sachar K, Akelman E, Ehrlich, M Radioulnar Synostosis Hand Clinics 10(3):399-404, 1994 8

Grants:

  • The Effects of Cold and Warm Ischemia on Physeal Growth in a Limb-Replant Model American Society for Surgery of the Hand September, 1994-September, 1995 Ammount: $6,945.00 (Principal Investigator)

Abstracts:

  • Weiss APC, Sachar K, Gendrau M The Conservation Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A re-examination of Steroid Injection and Splinting Transactions of the Eastern Orthopaedic Asociation, twenty fourth Annual Meeting Orlando, FL 1993
  • Sachar K, Glowacki K, Weiss APC A Prospective Study of Arthroscopic Debridement Alone for Intercarpal Ligament Tears Transactions of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty second Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Glowacki K, Breen C, Sachar K, Weiss APC Electodiagnostic Testing and Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome Transactions of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty second Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Sachar K, Goel R, Madnani D, Alford W, Izzi J Blanks R, Glowacki K, Weiss APC The Acute and Chronic Effects of Nicotine on The Survival of Ischemic Extremity Replants Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society forty first Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Glowacki K, Alford W, Breen C, Goel R, Sachar K, Weiss APC The Effect of Wrist Ulnar Variance on Forces Across 9 the Lunotriquetral Ligament Transactions of the International Orthopaedic Research Society second Meeting, San Diego, CA 1995
  • Sachar K, Akelmen E, Weiss APC Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome and Objective Measures: 7-10 Year Follow-up Transactions of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty third Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • Weiss APC, Blanks R, Glowacki K, Sachar K, Moore D, Panzica M, Koch R, Thompson N TGF-B Expression in Extremity Replant Reperfusion Injury Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society forty second Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • Sachar K, Akelman E, Weiss APC Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome and Objective Measures: 7-10 Year Follow-up Transactions of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand fifty first Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN 1996
  • Sachar, K. Glowacki K, Koch R, Weiss APC TGF-B Expression in Extremity Replan Reperfusion Injury Transactions of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand fifty first Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN 1996 Sachar , K, Weiss APC The Extensile Medial Approach for Elbow Contracture Release Transactions of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty fourth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 1997
  • Weiss APC, Sachar K, Glowacki K, Moore D Koch R, Panzica M, Thompson N TGF-B Isoform Expression After Ischemia and Reperfusion Submitted Orthopaedic Research Society forty third Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 1997

Presentations:

  • TFCC Tears: Diagnosis and Management Hand Conference, University of Colorado, 2019 Macro anatomy: From Brain to Fingertips, Doctors Demystify Nerves, Denver, CO, 2019
  • Approach to Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain Residents Conference, University of Colorado, October, 2018
  • DRUJ Instability ASSH 64th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 2018
  • Total Elbow Replacement Doctors Demystify the Elbow Denver, CO, April, 2018
  • Examination of the Injured Hand Indo-US Hand Trauma Conference, Hubballi, India, 2018
  • Closed Treatment of Metacarpal Fractures Indo-US Hand Trauma Conference, Hubballi, India, 2018
  • Casting and Pin Fixation Of Distal Radius Fractures Indo-US Hand Trauma Conference, Hubballi, India, 2018
  • Monoblock Plating of Distal Radius Fractures Indo-US Hand Trauma Conference, Hubballi, India, 2018
  • TFCC and DRUJ Instability ASSH 63rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2017
  • Burns and Thumb Contractures Doctors Demystify the Thumb, Denver, CO, 2017 11
  • Replantation Doctors Demystify the Thumb, Denver, CO, 2017
  • Approach to Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain ASSH Wrist Course, Denver, CO, 2017
  • Approaches to the Ulnar Wrist Advanced AO Upper Extremity Course, Miami, FL, 2017
  • PIP Arthrodesis Advanced AO Upper Extremity Course, Miami, FL, 2017
  • Replantation Surgery ASSH 62nd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2016
  • Imaging of the Ulnar Wrist ASSH 62nd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2016
  • Insufficiency Distal Radius Fractures in the Elderly Comprehensive Hand Course, Orlando, FL, 2016
  • Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures AO Hand Fracture Course, San Francisco, CA, 2016
  • Treatment of Metacarpal Fractures AO Hand Fracture Course, St. Louis, MO 2015
  • TFCC Tears, DRUJ Instability Doctor’s Demystify, Denver, CO 2014
  • Cartilage and Ligament Injuries Doctor’s Demystify, Denver, CO, 2013
  • Treatment of Scaphoid Fractures AO Hand Fracture Course, San Francisco, CA, 2013 12
  • Metacarpal Fracture Fixation AO Hand Fracture Course, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain: Imaging Ulnar Wrist: Reconstruction and Salvage ASSH 59th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Case Presentations Ulnar Wrist: Reconstruction and Salvage ASSH 59th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Demystify the Finger Joint Denver, CO, April 14, 2012
  • Insufficiency Distal Radius Fractures in the Eldery. AO Hand and Wrist Fracture Management Course Dallas, Tx, March 14-16, 2012
  • Tennis Elbow: Current Operative and Nonoperative Treatment. ASSH 57th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2011
  • Computers and Mobile Technology: Mobile Applications. ASSH 57th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2011
  • Anatomy of the Shoulder. Demystify the Shoulder Denver, CO, August 14, 2010
  • Radius Malunion and DRUJ Instability: Pathophysiology and Indications for Surgical Correction, ASSH 56th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA 2010 13
  • Treatment of Pain After Dorsal Carpal Ganglion Excision: PIN Entrapment, 98TH Annual Clinical Orthopaedic Society Meeting, Denver, CO 2010
  • Flexor Tendon Injuries, Comprehensive Review in Hand Surgery AAOS, Chicago, Il, 2007-2010
  • Fractures of the Hand and Wrist, Comprehensive Review in Hand Surgery AAOS, Chicago, Il, 2007-2010
  • What’s New in Elbow Surgery? Hand SIG Study Group, Denver, CO, 2009
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Doctors Demystify the Hand, Denver, CO, 2009
  • Intrarticular Distal Radius Fractures, AO Hand and Distal Radius Fracture Course, Phoenix, AZ April 2007
  • Fracture of the Distal Radius, AO Basic Course, Denver, CO November 2007
  • Flexor Tendon Repair: State of the Art, Instructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons seventy first annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2004
  • Low Back Pain of the Wrist: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain, Instructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons seventy first annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2004
  • Flexor Tendon Repair: State of the Art, Instructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons seventieth annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2003 14
  • Low Back Pain of the Wrist: Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain, Instructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons seventieth annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2003
  • Flexor Tendon Repair: State of the Art, Instructional Course Lecture, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixtyninth annual meeting, Dallas, Tx, 2002
  • Open Reduction of Congenital Radial Head Dislocation TriCity Hand Meeting Louisville, KY 1997
  • The Extensile Medial Approach for Elbow Contracture Release American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty fourth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 1997
  • TGF-B Expression in Extremity Replant Reperfusion Injury American Society for Surgery of the Hand forty second Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN 1996
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome and Objective Measures: 7- 10 Year Follow-up American Society for Surgery of the Hand fifty first Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN 1996
  • TGF-B Expression in Extremity Replant Reperfusion Injury Orthopaedic Research Society forty second Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome and Objective Measures: 7- 10 Year Follow-up American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty third Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 1996
  • New England Hand Society, twenty fifth Annual Meeting, Sturbridge, MA 1995 15
  • The Effect of Wrist Ulnar Variance on Forces Across the Lunotriquetral Ligament Combined Othropaedic Research Society second Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA 1995
  • The EVG/NCV Test and Carpal Tunnel Release Outcome American Academy of Othropaedic Surgeons sixty second Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • Academic Orthopaedic Association twenty eighth Annual Resident Meeting Pittsburgh, PA 1995
  • A Prospective Study of Arthroscopic Debridement Alone for Intercarpal Ligament Tears American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sixty second Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • The Acute and Chronic Effects of Nicotine on The Survival of Ischemic Extremity Replants Orthopaedic Research Society forty first Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1995
  • The Conservation Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Re-examination of Steroid Injection and Splinting Eastern Orthopaedic Association twenty fourth Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 1993
  • New England Hand Society twenty third Annual Meeting, Sturbridge, MA 1993
  • Assessment of Chemo-Radio Nuclide Protocol for Proliferation Human Lymphocytes Eastern Student Research Forum University of Miami, FL 1988

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