Sabrina P. Sawlani, DO
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Sabrina P. Sawlani, DO

  • Sports Medicine
Average rating: 4.8
| 231 ratings
 
Westwood Orthopaedic Surgery | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 170, Los Angeles, CA 90095

About

Dr. Sawlani is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She specializes in the diagnosis and management of non-surgical orthopedic issues, caring for athletes and active individuals of all ages and levels. She is considered an expert in musculoskeletal ultrasound and has expertise in minimally invasive orthopedic procedures, including ultrasound-guided joint injections (knee, hip, shoulder, wrist, elbow, and ankle).

She completed her Sports Medicine fellowship training at UCLA, during which she served as team physician for Santa Monica High School, and assistant team physician for UCLA Athletics and the Los Angeles Lakers. Dr. Sawlani completed her residency training in Family Medicine at AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center, a community-based academic hospital in Chicago, where she was named Chief Resident and the national Family Medicine representative for the AMSSM's inaugural Sports Medicine Resident Council. She received her medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson, NV, and her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, and American Academy of Family Physicians.

Utilizing a holistic perspective, Dr. Sawlani partners with her patients to develop a personalized treatment plan and advocates for them to engage in active, healthy lifestyles. Dr. Sawlani sees patients in Santa Monica and Westwood.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 2020

Fellowship

Primary Care Sports Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2020

Residency

Family Medicine, Presence Resurrection Medical Center, 2019

Degree

DO, Touro University Nevada, 2016

Locations

West Los Angeles

Westwood Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery| Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation| Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery +5 more specialties

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services

Research

Interests

  • Concussion in Sport
  • Mental Health in Athletes
  • Sports Medicine Training in Medical Education

Publications

Book Chapter:
Goldman JT, Hintz C, Sawlani S. (2022). "Chapter 41: Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm." In F. Azar (Ed.), Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Sports Medicine 6. Wolters Kluwer & American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Abstracts:
Sawlani SP, Goldman JT, Shannon K. "Cardiovascular - Football." Med Sci Sports Exerc. May 2020;5(S157).

Sawlani SP, McCall B, Donohue BJ. "Knee Injury - Trampoline." Med Sci Sports Exerc. June 2019;51(24S).

Sawlani SP & McCall B. "Ankle Injury - Football." Med Sci Sports Exerc. May 2018;50(5S):152.

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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