Meet Dr. Sidani
Dr. Tarik Sidani is an orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in sports medicine and joint replacement. An Arkansas native, he was born in Springdale and grew up in Rogers. He was an all-conference basketball player for the Mounties at Rogers High School. Today, he is part of the medical team taking care of local high school athletes the Harrison Goblins.
Dr. Sidani accepted a full academic scholarship to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where he was selected to participate in the Fulbright Honors Program. He was a pre-med student and graduated with honors in 1998, earning a bachelor of science in biology.
Following college, Dr. Sidani attended medical school at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. During this time he was involved with numerous community activities, such as screening physicals for elementary school children.
Dr. Sidani completed his internship and orthopedic residency in St. Louis, Missouri at Des Peres Hospital at St. Louis University. He was the team physician for two high schools in the St. Louis area and participated in screening physicals for hundreds of high school athletes. Dr. Sidani is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
After finishing his post-graduate medical training in 2007, Dr. Sidani returned to Arkansas to begin his orthopedic practice. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Risa. They have one daughter, Sydney, and can’t think of a better community to raise and expand their family than Harrison, Arkansas.