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Vishal M. Shah, MD

Vishal M. Shah, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgery – Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgeon - Joint Replacement
Vishal M. Shah, MD

Vishal M. Shah, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Orthopedic Surgery – Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgeon - Joint Replacement

Personal Statement

"My goal is to provide exceptional personalized service using state-of-the-art techniques to get you back in the game, whether your arena is sports, work, home, or recreation."
— Dr. Shah

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
Understanding that many such conditions can be treated non-operatively with physical therapy, bracing, medication, or activity modification, Dr. Shah guides patients through treatment options and offers surgical treatment when appropriate.

Dr. Shah is affiliated with the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Institute. His special interests include sports medicine, arthroscopy, and treatment of complex shoulder and knee injuries. He has worked with athletes at the recreational, high school, collegiate, and professional levels using advanced techniques perfected in the sports medicine arena.

Dr. Shah is the team physician for Houston Baptist University and the Orthopedic Team Physician for the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Shah lives in Sugar Land with his wife and two children.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • AARP
  • AARP - Medicare Complete
  • AARP - Medicare Supplement
  • Aetna
  • Aetna - Choice POS
  • Aetna - Choice POS II
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare - TRS Care
  • Aetna - Medicare PPO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • All Star
  • All Star Kids
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Amerigroup - Medicaid: > STAR+PLUS
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Fidelity - Medicare Supplement - Medigap Plans
  • Bankers Life - Medicare Supplements - Medigap Plans
  • BC/BS - Anthem
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - EPO
  • BC/BS - Managed Medicare Advantage HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Premier 1
  • BC/BS - Premier 2
  • BC/BS - Solution 3
  • BC/BS - Solution 4
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic I
  • Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic II
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare - Advantage
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Golden Rule - UnitedOne (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • HealthSmart - EPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Connect Basic 6350/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 4850/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 6300/6300
  • Humana - Connect Gold 2500/3500
  • Humana - Connect Platinum 0/1500
  • Humana - Connect Silver 4600/6300
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Medicaid - CHIP
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage - PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha - Medicare Supplement
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Student/School
  • Superior Health - Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - Medicaid - Medicaid
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • UMR
  • UMR - Choice Plus
  • UMR - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - CHIP
  • United Healthcare - Choice
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Medicare (AARP Medicare Complete)
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Texas - Star
  • United Healthcare - UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Supplement - AARP
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • WellCare - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2002)

Residency

University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2007)

Fellowship

American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama (2008)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards

  • AO North America Resident Research Grant, 2006
  • UT Houston Medical School Orthopaedic Education Council Resident Representative

Publications

  • Shah VM, Marco RA. Delayed presentation of cervical ligamentous injury without radiologic evidence. Spine. 2007 Mar 1; 32(5):E168-174
  • Biomechanical comparison of modes of fixation for comminuted distal fibular fractures in elderly bone. UT Houston Resident Research Presentation, May 2007.
  • Occult spinal cord anomalies in children with ‘idiopathic’ clubfoot Resident Research Presentation, Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, October 2005
  • Mann and Coughlin: Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, 8th edition, 2006. Updating of ‘Peroneal Tendon Subluxation and Dislocation’ section of “Athletic Injuries to the Soft Tissues of the Foot and Ankle” chapter by Drs. Thomas Clanton and William McGarvey

Clinical Interests

  • Arthroscopy
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine, Shoulder, and Knee
  • ACL
  • Bone Fracture
  • Bone Fracture Repair
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Fractures
  • Knee Problems
  • Knee Repair
  • Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Pain From Bursitis,Adhesive Capsulitis Ec
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Frozen Shoulder

Available Appointments

Sugar Land, TX

15035 Southwest Fwy Sugar Land, TX 77478 (713) 486-7000

Please contact our office at 713-486-1603 if you are in need of any earlier appointment or require further assistance.
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