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Kulkarni Vedant

Vedant A. Kulkarni, MD

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Vedant Kulkarni, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Shriners Children's Northern California and a clinical assistant professor at UC Davis School of Medicine. His work is devoted to treating children with all types of pediatric orthopedic conditions and injuries. He has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy and is part of a multidisciplinary team that is devoted to excellence in clinical care and research.

After graduating from Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Kulkarni trained in orthopedic surgery and clinical research at UC San Diego Medical Center and Rady Children's Hospital. He subsequently completed an advanced fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, where he gained expertise in cerebral palsy treatment, child and young adult hip preservation, limb deformity treatment, clubfoot and scoliosis.

Dr. Kulkarni has presented his research nationally and published scientific articles in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, and Journal of Neuroscience Methods. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows.

Pediatric Care

Specialties

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Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
United States of America
6/12/2005

Internship
UC San Diego - School of Medicine - Department of Surgery
La Jolla, CA
United States of America
6/30/2006

Residency
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
United States of America
6/30/2011

Fellowship
Texas Scottish Rite Hosp for Children
Dallas, TX
United States of America
7/31/2012

Academic Positions and Locations

UC Davis Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Member, American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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