Dr. Vishal Shah

Orthopedic Surgery
Sugar Land, TX
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sugar Land, TX

Address

15035 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, TX
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Shah has worked with athletes at the recreational, high school, collegiate and professional levels throughout his career and is expertly trained in the art of sports medicine by some of the most renowned and well-respected orthopedic surgeons in the country. Using advanced techniques perfected in the sports medicine arena, Dr. Shah is accustomed to treating fractures, arthritic conditions, and common musculoskeletal conditions and injuries that afflict individuals of all ages and in all walks of life. Understanding that many such conditions can be treated with non-operative means involving physical therapy, bracing, medications, or activity modification, Dr. Shah can guide patients through non-operative and operative solutions and offer surgical treatment when appropriate. Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship American Sports Medicine Institute - Birmingham, Alabama Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, Texas Medical Degree University of Texas Southwestern Medical School - Dallas, Texas Bachelor of Business Administration with High Honors Business Honors and Finance, University of Texas - Austin, Texas Academic Recognition Member-American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Member-Arthroscopy Association of North America Dr. Shah provides comprehensive orthopedic care, including: Arthroscopic Knee, Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Ankle Surgery Arthroscopic Treatment of Labral Tears of the Hip and Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) Rotator Cuff Repair of the Shoulder Labrum Repair of the Shoulder (SLAP, Bankart, Reverse Bankart) Treatment of Shoulder Instability and Dislocations of the Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee (ACL, PCL, LCL, MCL) Pediatric ACL Reconstruction Revision ACL Reconstruction Meniscus Repair of the Knee Cartilage Restoration Techniques (Cartilage Transplant, OATS, Microfracture) Ankle Instability and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Ankle Sprains Elbow and Shoulder Conditions in the Throwing Athlete UCL Reconstruction of the Elbow (Tommy John procedure) Comprehensive Fracture Management of the Extremities Partial and Total Knee and Shoulder Replacement Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Total and Partial Hip Replacements Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

129 Answers
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk to your surgeon: After an appropriate amount of time, your knee should feel stable to you and to your surgeon. Physical examination and discussion with your surgeon sh ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Typically Not: Usually no. Arthroscopic surgery should be performed by orthopedic surgeons who have been appropriately trained. Further arthroscopic specialization i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: While a knee brace will do nothing for the long term recovery or "healing" of a plica resection nor will it prevent recurrence, it is possible that in ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! noise sound is hapening at evry joint like jaws, wrist, shoulder, back bone, hips, knees, ankel, fingr joints + body pains. pls sugest
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have a torn rotator cuff arthropathy, my dr. Won't give me pain med
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 2002MD
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