Milan Sen was born in London, England and grew up in Montreal, Canada. He graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Immunology in 1994. In 1998 he received his medical degree from McGill University's Faculty of Medicine. While earning his medical degree, Dr. Sen spent one month in Lhasa, Tibet volunteering with Doctors Without Borders. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at McGill University Health Center in 2003 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.
Following his residency training, Dr. Sen completed a Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the renowned Christine M. Kleinert Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. He then spent one month in Vietnam volunteering with Orthopaedics Overseas. His duties involved giving lectures and participating in surgery at four hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City and Hue. An additional year was then spent completing a Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery with Dr. David L. Helfet at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. In 2005, Dr. Sen was awarded the John Border Memorial European Trauma Fellowship by AO North America. He spent one month in Zurich, Switzerland under the supervision of Prof. Otmar Trentz at UniversitatsSpital Zurich, and with Dr. Ladislav Nagy and Prof. Christian Gerber at Uniklinik Balgrist.
In 2005, Dr. Sen joined the faculty of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), as an Orthopedic Traumatologist and Director of Upper Extremity Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). In 2006, he was given a joint appointment in the Dept. of General Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. While there, he conceived and developed a “Plastic and Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery (PROS) Clinic” at St. Mary’s Medical Center, with the goal of providing comprehensive care to patients with conditions that require the services of both Orthopedic and plastic surgeons due to the combination of soft tissue, bone, vascular, and nerve involvement. He also started a Hand Journal Club with the participation of academic and community plastic and Orthopedic Surgeons from San Francisco and Berkeley, developed a bi-monthly Hand Surgery Conference at SFGH, and organized regular AO Visiting Professorships to benefit resident education.
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In November of 2007, Dr. Sen joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Trauma (2007-2011), Chair of the Orthopaedic Trauma Research Committee, and Director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship (2007-2013). In 2010 he led a surgical team at the Sacre-Coeur Hospital in Milot, Haiti, where they were treating victims of the recent earthquake. He received the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2011.
Dr. Sen has been a member of the American Orthopaedic Association’s Emerging Leaders Program since 2007. He serves on committees in the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. In 2012 he was selected for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Young Leaders Program.
Dr. Sen joined Gotham in 2014. He is a world-renowned expert in Orthopedic Trauma and has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured nationally and internationally. He currently serves as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Jacobi Medical Center. His primary interests include pelvis and acetabular fractures, scapular fractures, periarticular fractures and nonunions, fracture-dislocations of the wrist and elbow, and nerve and soft tissue injury. Dr. Sen has extensive knowledge and experience in Orthopedic Trauma and upper extremity injuries and is a well-respected leader in his field.