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Sanjay S. Dhall, M.D.


Dr. Sanjay Dhall is director of Spinal Neurotrauma at UCSF Medical Center, specializing in complex spinal surgery for spinal trauma, degenerative disease, tumor and spinal deformity.

Dhall's work on cervical spinal cord injury guidelines was recently recognized by the United States Congress.

Dhall is an associate professor of neurosurgery at UCSF. He is director of the Spinal Neurotrauma Program at San Francisco General Hospital, and also leads the UCSF Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Research Program. Before joining UCSF he was the chief of neurosurgery for the Level 1 Trauma Center at Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine.

Dhall is a co-author of the widely utilized Guidelines for the Management of Acute Cervical Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries, as well as the Guidelines for the Performance of Fusion Procedure for Degenerative Disease of the Lumbar Spine. Dhall has frequently been a featured guest on CNN.

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Baylor College of Medicine 2002


Emory University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery 2009


UCSF, Complex Spine 2008