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Mehul R. Shah, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7223
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About Me

I’m an orthopedic surgeon at the Sports Medicine Center at NYU Langone Orthopedic Center and assistant professor in NYU Langone’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery. I specialize in sports-related injuries as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder, and ankle. I also perform cartilage restoration surgery and administer platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell injections.

Both of my parents are physicians, and my father is an orthopedic surgeon himself, so I was exposed to the specialty at a young age. I was always fascinated with the form and function of the human body. I chose to pursue a career in orthopedics because I love being able to fix a problem and restore a patient’s quality of life.

I see patients who injure themselves playing professional or recreational sports or merely performing everyday tasks. My main objective is to put people at ease when they are considering surgical treatment. I provide them with a complete picture of what to expect before, during, and after surgery to help them feel more comfortable and secure about their decision.

I take pride in my conservative approach to treating patients. Whenever possible, we begin with nonsurgical treatments, and proceed to surgery if necessary. My goal is to restore a patient’s function and help them return to the activities they enjoy—whether it’s throwing a football again or being able to pick up a child.

My clinical research focuses on shoulder and knee injuries, cartilage restoration, and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • ankle injuries
  • knee ligament tear
  • osteoarthritis of the knee
  • patellar tendonitis
  • sports injury
  • sprain
  • rotator cuff syndrome
  • biceps tendon rupture
  • shoulder injury
  • elbow tendinitis
  • tennis elbow
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • achilles tendon rupture
  • acromioclavicular sprain
  • shoulder bursitis
  • cartilage injury
  • shoulder tendinitis
  • golfer's elbow
  • torn knee cartilage
  • osteoarthritis of the shoulder
  • ankle sprain
  • shoulder fracture
  • dislocated shoulder
  • tendon injury
  • knee tendinitis
  • torn medial meniscus
  • osteochondritis dissecans
  • patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • anterior cruciate ligament tear
  • shoulder impingement syndrome
  • elbow fracture
  • tendon rupture
  • loose body
  • triceps tendon rupture
Treatments
  • arthroscopic surgery
  • meniscus operation
  • cartilage repair
  • ankle surgery
  • knee surgery
  • knee arthroscopy
  • shoulder surgery
  • shoulder replacement
  • ankle arthroscopy
  • orthopedic procedure
  • cartilage transplant
  • osteotomy

Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief, Sports Medicine Service, Bellevue Hospital
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2009
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Sports Medicine, 2007
  • Residency, New York University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2006
  • MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2001
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Insurance Plans Accepted

This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
    • Aetna Meritain Health
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice (EPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Health
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Healthscope
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
    • Nippon Life-Aetna
    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Agewell
    • Agewell
  • Amida Care
    • Amida Care Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO
    • BCBS Blue Access HMO
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS HMO
    • BCBS Indemnity
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare HMO
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Pathway
    • BCBS Pathway Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway X Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway X Enhanced
    • Local 32BJ SEIU
    • New York Hotel Trades
    • Unicare
  • Centerlight Healthcare
    • CenterLight Healthcare DIRECT
    • CenterLight Healthcare PACE
    • CenterLight Healthcare Select
    • Centerlight Pace Medicare HMO
  • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
    • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
  • Cigna
    • Apwu Health Plan
    • Cigna Great West PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna Managed Care/POS
    • Cigna NALC
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access PPO
    • Cigna PPO
    • Cigna Premier Plus
    • Consolidated Health Plans-NYU Student
    • Great West HMO
    • MVP-Cigna Network
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Commercial
  • Elderplan
    • Elderplan
    • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Basic Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Bronze Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Gold Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Platinum Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Silver Exchange
  • Empire BCBS Health Plus
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 1
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 2
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 3
    • BCBS Healthplus Essential Plan 4
    • BCBS Healthplus Medicare
    • BCBS Healthplus NY Child Health Plus NY
    • BCBS Healthplus NY Medicaid Managed Care NY
    • BCBS Healthplus Special Needs
  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • HIP
    • Emblem Essential Plan 1
    • Emblem Essential Plan 2
    • Emblem Essential Plan 3
    • Emblem Essential Plan 4
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Child Health Plus
    • HIP EPO
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicaid Enhanced Care
    • HIP Medicare VIP
    • HIP POS
    • HIP Prime Basic
    • HIP Prime Bronze
    • HIP Prime Gold
    • HIP Prime Platinum
    • HIP Prime Silver
    • HIP VIP Medicare - Affinity
    • HIP VIP Medicare - VIP Go
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare Managed Care
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare POS
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare PPO
  • Health Smart
    • WTC Health Program-HHC
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Local 1199
    • Local 1199 - NYU Hospital Member Choice
    • Local 1199 PPO
  • MVP Select Care Inc
    • MVP Preferred EPO
    • MVP Select Care Inc.
  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicaid of New York
    • NYS Medicaid
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part A and B
    • Medicare Part B
  • Multiplan
    • AXA Assistance USA
    • Administrative Concepts
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Diversified Administration Corporation
    • Fiserv Health
    • GEHA
    • Global Excel
    • Global Health
    • Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America
    • Health Net Of California
    • Health Republic Of NJ
    • Humana Health Plan
    • Insurance Design Administrators
    • Kaiser Foundation
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Meritain Health
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Multiplan-Capital Dist Phys Health
    • Mutual Of Omaha
    • Nippon Life Ins Co
    • PHCS
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Professional Benefit Admin
    • Qualcare Inc
    • Screen Actors Guild
    • Teamsters Allied Benefits
    • US Life Insurance Company
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
    • Oxford Health Plans Liberty
  • POMCO Insurance Company
    • POMCO Insurance Company
  • Partners Health Plan Inc
    • Partners Health Plan FIDA
    • Partners Health Plan Medicaid
    • Partners Health Plan Medicare
  • Qualcare Inc.
    • Qualcare Direct
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
    • TRICARE
    • TriWest
    • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UHC Medicare Complete Choice Regional PPO
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare JP Morgan
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
  • VNS Choice Advantage
    • VNS Medicaid Advantage
    • VNS Medicare Advantage
    • VNS NY Choice Select Health
  • Village Care
    • VillageCare
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

333 East 38th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone

646-501-7223

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NYU Langone Orthopedic Associates - Lake Success

1999 Marcus Avenue, Suite 202
New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Phone

516-467-8600

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Research Academic Contact

Academic office

333-339 East 38th Street

Fourth Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

646-501-7223

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