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MEET PAUL M. SASAURA, M.D. Summit Orthopedic Specialists


Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Dr. Paul M. Sasaura has been saving the lifestyles of patients of all ages since joining Summit Orthopedic Specialists in 2002. Dr. Sasaura specializes in hip and knee joint reconstruction and revision surgery. He has special expertise in minimally invasive as well as computer and robotic-assisted surgery.

New technological advances in orthopedic surgery inspire him to provide the most cutting edge procedures for his patients and get them on the road to peak health and function. After receiving his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Sasaura completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California Davis Medical Center. During his residency, he also trained at the Shriners Hospital for Children. After his residency, Dr. Sasaura was awarded the Timothy Bray Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Trauma.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the California Orthopedic Association as well as the Lipscomb-Chapman Orthopedic Alumni Society. He was the first surgeon in the region to offer computer assisted joint replacement surgery and the first to perform MAKO robotic joint surgery. He was also one of the first surgeons in the area to perform outpatient joint replacement surgery getting patients to recover in their own homes the very day of surgery. Dr. Sasaura frequently holds joint educational talks in the community and travels the country teaching other orthopedic surgeons about computer and robotic-assisted joint surgery as well.

Professional Appointments & Positions

  • Timothy Bray Award for Excellence in Orthopedic Trauma
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Educational Speaker
Paul Sasaura MD - Sacramento Orthopedic Surgeon

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Mercy San Juan Medical Center
  • Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center
  • West Coast Joint and Spine Center
  • Sutter Sierra Surgery Center


Just for the Fun of It

Dr. Sasaura enjoys tennis, scuba diving, and snowboarding in his free time. In addition, he loves living in a community so close to the mountains.

Personalized Patient Care

Dr. Sasaura is committed to providing his patients with excellence by focusing on personalized care, minimally invasive surgery, computer navigated, and robotic surgeries. The ‘Thank You's' he receives from his patients are priceless and validates why he went into medicine.

Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Sacramento

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOC)
  • California Orthopedic Association
  • Lipscomb-Chapman Orthopedic Alumni Society

Words to Live By

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right.

- Henry Ford

6620 Coyle Avenue, Ste 303, Carmichael, CA 95608

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