Pratik J. Gandhi, D.O.

Pratik J. Gandhi, D.O.

Pratik Gandhi, DO is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a focus on interventional pain management and interventional spine procedures. Dr. Gandhi firmly believes in a full body approach for management of pain disorders and treating pain using a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach including physical therapy, medications and interventional procedures.

Dr. Gandhi spent his entire life in the New York/New Jersey area and grew up a die-hard New York Giants fan. He graduated with honors from Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey, with a B.A. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. He attended medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ. Shortly after graduating medical school, he began his internship at North Shore Long Island Jewish – Plainview Hospital in Long Island, NY where he obtained valuable experience in family medicine, cardiology, and internal medicine. He went on to complete his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the prestigious Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation at New York University. He completed additional training in interventional spine and pain management at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Gandhi is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Dr. Gandhi strongly believes in treating a patient from head to toe and providing thorough, compassionate care to all his patients. He holds a true belief that a physician-patient relationship will only grow with proper education on a patient’s condition and giving patients the opportunity to be a part of their overall care including decision-making. Although Dr. Gandhi has spent most of his life on the east coast, he is ready to embark on his new endeavor on the west coast and looks forward to providing care to his new home and community

Jaspreet S. Sidhu, D.O.

Jaspreet S. Sidhu, D.O.

Dr. Sidhu is a specialist in orthopaedic surgery with his focus of treatment being Adult Reconstruction hip and knee surgery.  His specific interests include:

  • Total knee replacement
  • Anterior approach total hip replacement
  • Complex revision surgery of the hip and knee
  • Painful total knee
  • Painful total hip
  • Infected total knee/hip
  • Complex fracture care
  • Periarticular fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures

Dr. Sidhu considers himself a native of Central California.   His family immigrated from India to Turlock, CA in 1995 and have since relocated to Elk Grove.  He received his undergraduate degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior at UC Davis.  He attended medical school at Touro University in Vallejo, CA and subsequently did his orthopaedic residency training at Pinnacle Health Systems in Pennsylvania.  There he developed a special interest in adult reconstruction and trauma.  He completed an additional year of specialized training as an adult reconstruction fellow and a trauma fellow at University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital in Saint Paul, MN.  He is proud to call Dr. Scott Marston and Dr. Peter Cole his mentors.

Dr. Sidhu is a member of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAKHS), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and is a board-eligible diplomate of American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (AOBOS).

Dr. Sidhu strongly believes in being a patient advocate and providing compassionate care to all of his patients.  He believes best clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction are obtained by educating patients about their condition and its treatments, and by ensuring that they are an integral part of the decision-making regarding their operative/nonoperative care. He is very happy to be back home and is looking forward to providing orthopaedic care to the community.

Michael Y. Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Y. Lin

Upper Extremity Specialist

Dr. Lin is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon at Alpine Orthopedics.  He evaluates and treats all orthopedic conditions but specializes in injuries and chronic conditions of hand, wrist and elbow.  He is especially interested in preserving and restoring function to the upper extremity.

He commonly cares for:

  • Trigger Finger (Stenosing Flexor Tenosynovitis)
  • Mallet finger
  • Flexor tendon injuries
  • Tendon transfers
  • de Quervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Game Keeper’s thumb
  • Chronic Nerve Compression (Carpal Tunnel and Cubital Tunnel, Radial tunnel Syndromes)
  • Nerve repair and transfer
  • Cysts and Masses
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow (Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Sprain and fractures of the hand, wrist, and elbow

Education, Training and Research

Dr. Lin grew up in the Bay Area and enjoys visiting his family at different areas of Northern California.  After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from UC Davis, he received a combined MD and PhD degrees from Washington University in St. Louis.  He then performed orthopaedic residency at UC Irvine.  Following residency, Dr. Lin completed a hand, microsurgery and upper extremity fellowship from Harvard Medical School at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Lin is a clinician scientist and has an extensive research background in neuroscience.  He has published many peer reviewed basic science articles and has authored several book chapters on nerve compression injury and wrist fractures.  Dr. Lin has received numerous awards for deepening the understanding of the pathophysiology of peripheral neuropathy and the neurobiology of nerve regeneration.  These include Viet’s Research Grant from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, Lloyd Taylor Award from the Western Orthopaedic Association, and the Orthopaedic Hospital Award from the California Orthopaedic Association.

Membership and Certification

Dr. Lin is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and is a board-eligible diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).  He holds eligibility for a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Hand Surgery.

Personal interests

Dr. Lin enjoys photography, painting, home improvement, and traveling.  On weekends he and his son enjoy golfing, tennis and fishing.

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