Raj Shani MD

Raj Shani MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Sports Medicine (surgeon)

Location

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Alliance Work Comp Pool and TML (Alliance Network)
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Bronze PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Gold PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Silver PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - Blue Security Choice PPO
  • 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
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Coastal Comp Health Network - Workers' Compensation
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • Coventry Health Care - Workers' Compensation
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • 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 - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • 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
  • 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
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • WellCare - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, Tx (2007)

Residency

University Of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Tx (2012)

Fellowship

Emory Orthopedic And Sports Medicine Center (2013)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Awards

  • St. Jude Medical Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
  • Orthopedic Outstanding Medical Student Award
  • Presidential Scholarship Award
  • Dean's List-all semesters Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - nominated

Publications

  • Paper : “Outcomes of Selective Percutaneous Myofascial Lengthening in Children with Cerebral Palsy, Yngve, D, Shani, R, Wild, D Carmichael, K, (Currently in submission).
  • Paper/Abstract : ” The Reliability of Videographic Analysis using a Novel Computer Based Software to Measure Knee and Ankle Range of Motion During Gait in Children with Cerebral Palsy"- Shani, R, Wild, D, Carmichael, K, Yngve, D Accepted to APTA combined
  • Paper/Abstract: “Biomechanical Evaluation of angular stabilized distal interlocking screws in distal tibia fractures”- Shani R, Gugula Z, Lindsey, R. Accepted at annual Teaxas Orthopedic Association 2012. Paper in Submission to Foot and Ankle Internationa
  • Paper/Abstract “Bony Increased Offset Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Results of a Prospective Randomized Control Trial”-Riley C, Shani R., Edwards TB. Annual AAOS academy meeting 2013-Top 10 Article
  • Paper/Abstract “Microfracture versus Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation for High-Grade Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Ten-year Prospective Comparative Clinical Experience. Dierkman, B, Shani, R, Labib S-Submitted to ICRS 2013 for presentation
  • Abstract: “What are the Contact Stresses in the Knee in Deep Flexion”. Shani, R, Condit M, Noble P - Accepted for Paper Podium Presentation 53rd Annual ORS Meeting San Diego Feb 12, 2007
  • Abstract : “ Does the End-Systolic Pressure Volume Relationship remain linear in the Phase Plane” .Shani, R ,Kovacs, S. Submitted and Accepted to the PV Loop Congress Masstricht Netherlands 2002.
  • Abstract: “Assessment of the End Systolic Pressure Volume Relationship in Physiological Hyperspace”, Shani R, Kovacs . Submitted and Accepted to the annual EMB-BMES society at Washington University 2003
  • Podium presentation: “ Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Multilevel Surgery for Children with Cerebral Palsy” Yngve D, Wild D, Shani R, Carmichael K,- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Feb 18, 2011, San Diego, CA
  • Podium presentation “What are the Contact Stresses in the Knee in Deep Flexion”. Shani, R, Condit M, Noble P - 53rd Annual ORS Meeting San Diego Feb 12, 2007
  • Podium Presentation: “Biomechanical Evaluation of angular stabilized distal interlocking screws in distal tibia fractures”- Shani R, Gugula Z, Lindsey, R. -Annual Texas Orthopedic Association Meeting 2012 and OREF 2012.
  • Presentation: “Recommendations on the Use of Toradol in the NFL”: NFL physician society task force 2012. Shani, R, Karas S. Presentation given to NFL professional team Atlanta Falcons August 2012. Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Presentation: “ Hook Plate Fixation for AC Separations and type II Distal clavicle fractures” Shani R, Karas – Conference meeting between Emory and University of Virgin Sports medicine departments, September 15,2012.
  • Presentation: “Graft Selection Choices in ACL Reconstruction”. Shani R, Xerogeanes Grand Rounds October 2012- Emory University
  • Presentation: “Biceps and Labral Pathology in the Shoulder”. Shani R, Karas S Grand Round January 2013-Emory University

Available Appointments

UT Orthopaedics- Greater Heights

1800 West 26th, Suite 200 Houston, TX 77008 (713) 486-4900

Kindred Hospital 2nd floor
If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
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