Dr. Alpesh Shah, MD

Dr. Alpesh Shah, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Alpesh Shah, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedarhurst, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

123 Maple Ave

Cedarhurst, NY 11516

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Rotator Cuff Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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18  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bursal Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
35 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Shah performed my rotator cuff repair in Oct. 2017. His kind and professional approach put me at ease and was the primary factor in my decision to have the surgery. He patiently answered all my questions and has guided my rehabilation. I am now almost fully recovered and I look forward to...more
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Our team strives to deliver an excellent experience, and are glad you found this to be the case during your visit. If you have further needs or questions, please reach out!

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I found Dr. Shah to be most encouraging from my first visit to his office. I sustained a water injury to my wrist and knee and he was highly recommended by my wrist doctor as the orthopedist to see for my knee injuries. Everytime i went for a follow up visit he was thorough in his explanation to...more
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Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it! Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

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I have been a past patient of Dr. Shah for shoulder and knee issues. He is knowledgeable, patient, trustworthy and kind. Today, I took my 11yr old daughter in for a consultation and now I can say he is also amazing with children. He will always be my “go to” orthopedist for any issues moving...more
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Hi Bill G., thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're happy we could meet your expectations!

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I suffered from a fully torn ACL and partially torn meniscus. Dr. Shah was instrumental in my recovery. In addition to recommending the PT at Orlin Cohen/ Bohemia, he patiently explained what I was in store for regarding my recovery. He emphasized the importance of pre-op therapy, the details of my...more
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R.a., reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. Thank you again for leaving us this response!

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Dr. Shah did some work on me recently., He was thorough, answered all questions, and was very pleasant.. I definitely recommend him,
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We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with Alpesh D. Shah, M.D.! Thanks again for the recommendation, and have an amazing day!

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