Sonu S. Ahluwalia, MD

Clinical Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Sonu S. Ahluwalia, MD, is Clinical Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and is a fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  

Dr. Ahluwalia's clinical expertise focuses on arthroscopic repair of shoulder rotator cuff and labral tears, knee cartilage repair and ligament reconstruction, conventional and reverse shoulder replacement, minimally invasive and muscle sparing approaches to knee and hip joint replacement, and orthopaedic trauma, including fractures.

He has presented scientific orthopaedic papers at numerous national and international level meetings and has been published in peer-reviewed publications, such as the Journal of Orthopaedic Research.  He was Associate Editor and then Editor-In-Chief of the Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ahluwalia earned his medical degree at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in India and completed the Harvard combined orthopaedic residency program.  He performed a chief residency at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by three fellowship programs, including shoulder surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, sports medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and joint replacement and preservation surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.  While in New York, Dr. Ahluwalia served as an assistant physician for the New York Jets, the New York Islanders and the Hofstra University varsity teams.