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Gaurav Abbi, MD

located in Daly City, CA

About Gaurav Abbi, MD


Education

NYU-HJD Fellowship in Spinal Surgery. Completed, July 2012

University of California, Davis. Orthopaedic Residency. Completed, June 2011. Board certified: Part 1 ABOS  (7/2011) Part 2 ABOS (7/2014)

MD License: CA A102193 expires 12/31/2021

University of California, San Diego SOM; Degree: MD, June 2006

UCSD; Major: BS Bioengineering, Minor: Chemistry, GPA (3.85), June 2001

Work

Peninsula Orthopedic Associates, Inc., Daly City, CA
Jan ’20-present

Concentra- Orthopedic Spine surgeon for patients injured at the work place.
Private practice Orthopedist in the San Francisco Area
San Mateo County Hospital- Orthopedic surgeon for indigent population.
Oct ’16-present

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Chief of Spine service, Santa Clara Valley Medical
Associate clinical professor, Stanford University SOM Dept of Orthopaedics
Oct’12-Sept ‘16

Spine Surgery Fellowship, NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases
Aug ’11-July ‘12

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, UC Davis Medical Center
July ’06-June ‘11

Research Assistant- Biomechanical Lab, Children’s Hospital, San Diego
Mar ’03-June ’04
Orthopaedic Research, funded by an NIH grant. Two major projects, both resulting in publication and a patent.
July ’05- June ‘06

Research Associate, Alexza Pharmaceuticals
Worked at pharmaceutical start-up on a novel form of inhalation aerosol technology. My contributions: instrument design, patent development, drug screening.
July ‘01-July ‘02

Undergraduate Research Program, NASA
Submitted, built and tested proposal to test out the effects of zero-gravity on body fluid shifts. Findings published in a NASA journal and reported in local news.
Sept. ‘99- Mar. ‘00

Research Associate, Biosensor Project, UCSD
Utilized an etching technique to form a biochemical sensor on silicon wafers to develop a cheap, disposable wafer that could detect airborne chemicals. Resulted in patent US patent office, 2003. Accepted 2012. #US 8274643 B2
Nov. ‘99- Jun ’00

 

Activities

Director of Professional Interests, UCSD SOM Executive Board
Responsible for educating students on their opportunities as doctors.
Jan ‘03-June ‘06

Free Clinic of San Diego, Ophthalmology clinic
Involved in volunteering at UCSD’s student run clinics; involved in screening un-insured patients for diabetic retinopathies.
Jan ’03-Jan ‘04

 

Honors

Principles of Pharmacology, Laboratory Medicine
NIH Research Grant Summer 2007
Graduated with Honors (6’01) - Magna Cum Laude.
Stout Scholarship- for 4 years of excellent performance in engineering
Phi Beta Kappa Honor’s Society Member
UC Regents Scholar, National Merit Finalist

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Education

NYU-HJD Fellowship in Spinal Surgery. Completed, July 2012

University of California, Davis. Orthopaedic Residency. Completed, June 2011. Board certified: Part 1 ABOS  (7/2011) Part 2 ABOS (7/2014)

MD License: CA A102193 expires 12/31/2021

University of California, San Diego SOM; Degree: MD, June 2006

UCSD; Major: BS Bioengineering, Minor: Chemistry, GPA (3.85), June 2001

Work

Peninsula Orthopedic Associates, Inc., Daly City, CA
Jan ’20-present

Concentra- Orthopedic Spine surgeon for patients injured at the work place.
Private practice Orthopedist in the San Francisco Area
San Mateo County Hospital- Orthopedic surgeon for indigent population.
Oct ’16-present

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Chief of Spine service, Santa Clara Valley Medical
Associate clinical professor, Stanford University SOM Dept of Orthopaedics
Oct’12-Sept ‘16

Spine Surgery Fellowship, NYU- Hospital for Joint Diseases
Aug ’11-July ‘12

Orthopaedic Surgery Resident, UC Davis Medical Center
July ’06-June ‘11

Research Assistant- Biomechanical Lab, Children’s Hospital, San Diego
Mar ’03-June ’04
Orthopaedic Research, funded by an NIH grant. Two major projects, both resulting in publication and a patent.
July ’05- June ‘06

Research Associate, Alexza Pharmaceuticals
Worked at pharmaceutical start-up on a novel form of inhalation aerosol technology. My contributions: instrument design, patent development, drug screening.
July ‘01-July ‘02

Undergraduate Research Program, NASA
Submitted, built and tested proposal to test out the effects of zero-gravity on body fluid shifts. Findings published in a NASA journal and reported in local news.
Sept. ‘99- Mar. ‘00

Research Associate, Biosensor Project, UCSD
Utilized an etching technique to form a biochemical sensor on silicon wafers to develop a cheap, disposable wafer that could detect airborne chemicals. Resulted in patent US patent office, 2003. Accepted 2012. #US 8274643 B2
Nov. ‘99- Jun ’00

 

Activities

Director of Professional Interests, UCSD SOM Executive Board
Responsible for educating students on their opportunities as doctors.
Jan ‘03-June ‘06

Free Clinic of San Diego, Ophthalmology clinic
Involved in volunteering at UCSD’s student run clinics; involved in screening un-insured patients for diabetic retinopathies.
Jan ’03-Jan ‘04

 

Honors

Principles of Pharmacology, Laboratory Medicine
NIH Research Grant Summer 2007
Graduated with Honors (6’01) - Magna Cum Laude.
Stout Scholarship- for 4 years of excellent performance in engineering
Phi Beta Kappa Honor’s Society Member
UC Regents Scholar, National Merit Finalist


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