Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Sanjum Samagh attended Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego where he graduated as valedictorian. He began his medical training at Stanford University graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology and a Master’s degree in Biological Sciences.
He completed medical school at University of California Irvine, Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the world-famous Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, CA where he was elected Chief Resident, and an Orthopaedic Sports Surgery/Sports Medicine fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Samagh served as the assistant team physician to the National Hockey League (NHL) Chicago Blackhawks, the Major League Baseball (MLB) Chicago Cubs, and the Northwestern University Big 10 football team. He also served as a medical advisor to the National Basketball Association (NBA) during the NBA Draft Combine.
He has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder.
- › Spanish
- › Northwestern University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Surgery and Medicine Fellowship
- › Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
- › University of California, San Francisco, Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship - 2012
- › University of California, Irvine, MD - 2011
- › Stanford University, MS - 2006
- › Stanford University, BA - 2005
Memberships & Associations
- › Assistant Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, NHL Chicago Blackhawks 2017-2018
- › Elected Chief Resident, Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Surgery 2016-2017
- › Western Orthopaedic Association Resident Research Award 2016
- › Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2012-Present