Anikar Chhabra, M.D.

Physician - Orthopedic Surgery

  • Sports Medicine
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ
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  • Multiple ligament knee injuries
  • Osteotomies
  • MPFL reconstruction and patellar realignment
  • Epidemiology studies of NCAA Athletes
  • Functional Testing for ACL Reconstruction
  • Concussions

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with Family
  • Sports Fanatic: Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Golf
  • Travelling

Undergraduate Studies

Harvard University

Medical School

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Orthopedic Surgery; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Consultant - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Orthopedic Surgery Chief Orthopedic Consultant - Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  • Head Orthopedic Consultant - Major League Baseball Umpires
  • Medical Director - Fiesta Bowl
  • Medical Director - Cactus Bowl
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Western Orthopedic Association
  • Quigley Society
  • Team Orthopedic Surgeon , Arizona State University (current) 2007-present
  • Team Orthopedic Surgeon , Arizona Coyotes (current) 2018-present
  • Team Orthopedic Surgeon , Major League Baseball Umpires (current) 2012-present
  • Team Orthopedic Surgeon , Arizona Ballet (current) 2015-present
  • Medical Director , Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl (current) 2013-present
  • Orthopedic Surgery: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Faculty of the Year - Orthopedic Residents at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2018
  • Top Docs - Voted Top Doc in Sports Medicine in Phoenix by Peers - Phoenix Magazine, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Sportsman Award - Arizona Medical Association
  • Recognizing extensive commitment and contributions to sports medicine in Arizona, 2017
  • Named as one of The 16 Standout North American Sports Knee Surgeons - Orthopedics This Week, 2017
  • Named Honorary Ambassador - NCAA Basketball Final Four
  • Honorary Ambassadors named by the NCAA to represent student athlete well-being, charitable organizations, advancement of sports, and political advancement. Other ambassadors for 2017 include Arizona Governor Ducey, Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwell, and Head of USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo

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