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Sahil Vohra D.O., B.S.

Sahil Vohra D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist

Dr. Vohra is a California native and long time resident of Southern California. He completed his undergraduate training at UC San Diego followed by medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. He chose Ventura, CA for his orthopedic residency and fell in love with the area over 5 years. He sought additional fellowship training in Hand and Upper extremity surgery at the Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic and has returned to the Ventura county area to settle down in his favorite city.

Education

  • Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech / Hand Fellow
    August 2021 - August 2022, Roanoke, VA
  • Community Memorial Health System / Orthopedic Surgery Resident
    June 2016 - July 2021, Ventura, CA
  • Western University of Health Sciences / D.O
    August 2012 - May 2016, Pomona, CA
  • University of California San Diego / B.S. in Human Biology
    September 2007 - June 2011, San Diego, CA

Employment Experience

  • Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech / Hand Fellow
    August 2021 - August 2022, Roanoke, VA
  • Community Memorial Health System / Orthopedic Surgery Resident
    June 2016 - June 2021, Ventura, CA

    5th year Orthopedic Chief Resident

  • Emergency Medicine Scribe Systems / Emergency Department Scribe
    2011 - 2012, Modesto, CA
  • American Dairy Products Institute/ Food Safety Lab Manager
    2011 - 2012, Turlock, CA
  • Established and directed a food safety lab including microbiological testing and chemical analysis. Developed testing protocols

Research and Presentations

Publications

  • Vohra S, Ochoa C, Sathananthan A. Perceived osteoporosis risk and gender. Journal of Investigative Medicine, Volume 62, Number 1, January 2014.

Poster Presentations

  • Vohra S, DO, Mueller J, DO, Golden T, MD. Is participation in preoperative joint arthroplasty class predictive of postoperative emergency department visits, hospital readmission, or postoperative complications?

    Accepted for poster presentation at AOAO annual meeting Colorado Springs, CO (Oct 2019).

  • Huish E, DO; Vohra S, BS; Bouz T, BS; Ibrahim M, MD; Trzeciak M, DO. Radiographic Outcomes of Dorsal Spanning Plate for Complex Distal Radius Fractures
    • Presentation at American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii (Jan 2017)
    • Presentation at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (March 2017)
    • Presentation at Midwestern University Dr. Kenneth A. Suarez Research Day, Glendale, Arizona (2017)
    • Presentation at California Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Carlsbad, California (May 2017)
    • Presentation at European Orthopedic Research Society (EORS) Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany (Sep 2017)
    • Presentation at American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia (Oct 2016)
    • Presentation at Valley Consortium for Medical Education Annual Forum, Modesto, CA (May 2016)
  • Vohra S, Ochoa C, Sathananthan A. Perceived Osteoporosis Risk and Gender
    • Presentation at Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (2015)

Oral Presentations

  • Vohra S. Introduction to reading X-rays. Community Memorial Hospital Grand Rounds; Ventura, CA (Mar 2017)
  • Vohra S. Upper extremity exam and common cases. Community Memorial Hospital
    Grand Rounds; Ventura, CA. (May 2017)
  • Vohra S. Acute management of the hip fracture patient. Community Memorial Hospital
    Grand Rounds; Ventura, CA. (Sep 2020)
  • Vohra S. Extensor tendon injuries in the hand. Carilion Clinic / Virginia Tech School of Medicine
    Upper Extremity Teaching Conference (Aug 2021)
  • Vohra S. Nerve injury and reconstruction . Carilion Clinic / Virginia Tech School of Medicine
    Plastic Surgery Teaching Conference (Aug 2021)

In Process

  • Vohra S, DO, Rosenfeld S, MD. New Technique for Wrist Fusion in Cerebral Palsy Patients.

    Submitted for review to Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online

    Radiation exposure of the mini and large C-arm, controlled study and literature review.


    Finalizing manuscript
  • Evaluation of risk factors in failed outpatient management of hand and upper extremity infections.
    Currently in data collection
  • Effect of Personal Finance Course on the Financial Wellness of Resident Physicians.
    Currently in data collection

Awards and Honors

  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Society
    Awarded for service and achieving the top 20% of medical school class
  • Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Subspecialty Award
    Awarded to medical student chosen by faculty to be exemplary in their field. (May 2016)
  • Dean’s List
    Western University of Health Sciences (Fall 2012 and 2013)
  • Provost’s Honors
    University of California San Diego

Teaching Experience

  • Globus Trauma / Principles of fracture fixation
    June 2019, Ventura, CA

    Taught instruction course on principles of fracture fixation, external fixation, and device biomechanics to operating room nurses and scrub technicians.

  • Splinting and Casting Workshop
    2018, Ventura, CA

    Lead hands-on course on splinting and casting for Family Medicine Residents at Community Memorial Hospital.

  • Anatomy Department Teaching Assistant/ Gross Anatomy
    2013, Pomona, CA

    Teaching Assistant for the intensive summer anatomy course at Western University of Health Sciences. Lead small group lab dissections and arranged mock practical exams for students

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Teaching Assistant
    2013-2014, Pomona, CA

    Instructed small groups of 1st year medical students on proper palpation and Osteopathic techniques.

Professional Training and Conferences

  • ASSH Annual Meeting
    Sep 2021, San Francisco, CA
  • ASSH Fellows Flap Course
    Sep 2021, San Francisco, CA
  • ASSH Upper Extremity Ultrasound Course
    Sep 2021, San Francisco, CA
  • Mayo Clinic Microsurgical Skills Course
    Sep 2021, Rochester, MN
  • ASSH Annual Meeting
    Sep 2019, Las Vegas, NV
  • Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine
    Aug 2019, Ventura, CA
  • AAOS Annual Meeting
    Mar 2019, Las Vegas, NV
  • AANA Foundations in Arthroscopy Course
    Jan 2019, Rosemont, IL
  • AOAO Postgraduate Seminar
    May 2018, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
  • Zimmer Persona TKA BioSkills Course
    Feb 2018, Long Beach, CA
  • AO Trauma Basic Principles Course
    Oct 2017, Toronto, Canada
  • Los Angeles Orthopedic Trauma Symposium
    Oct 2017, Beverly Hills, CA

Professional Appointments

  • AAOS / Resident Delegate
    2018 - 2021

    Act as resident liaison between AAOS and orthopedic residency program.

  • AOAO / Government Affairs Committee
    Jan 2019 - Present

    Participate in teleconferences to help determine future directions of the AOAO.

  • AOAO / Resident and Fellows Committee
    Jan 2019 - 2021

    Assisted in selecting outstanding research abstracts submitted for the annual meeting.

  • Total Joints Committee / Resident Member
    2018 - 2021, Ventura, CA

    Work with a multidisciplinary group to develop protocols for same day total joint discharges and navigate discharge process. Review total joint complications and attempt to optimize patient care.

Certificates and Licenses

  • Fluoroscopy X-ray Supervisor and Operator Permit
  • ACLS and BLS Certification
  • Drug Enforcement Administration License
  • California State Medical License
  • ATLS Certification

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand Candidate Member
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California

Hobbies and Interests

  • Guitar
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Bonsai
  • Sim Racing
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons