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Dr. Derek Shia, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Shia "Dr. Shia is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Shia grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts and performed his undergraduate education at the University of Rochester. Following his undergraduate training he completed his medical school education at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He graduated with honors and received the Lawrence Linienfield award for excellence in physiology. Dr. Shia performed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Washington University in Saint Louis. U.S.News and World Report ranked Washington University as the #2 Orthopaedic Residency Program in the country in 2015. While at Washington University, Dr. Shia was involved in the care of the professional sports teams including the St. Louis Rams NFL team and the St. Louis Blues NHL team. Dr. Shia has had the opportunity to present at various conferences and has published in several orthopedic surgery journals on different topics including shoulder arthroscopy, hip surgery, and shoulder replacements. Following the completion of his chief residency year, Dr. Shia pursued further fellowship training in shoulder and elbow sports and reconstructive surgery at Washington University. This prestigious fellowship encompassed a diverse experience including both reconstruction and advanced arthroscopic/sports applications to the shoulder and elbow. Washington University is regarded as one of the leading programs in shoulder and elbow surgery and is one of the top three high volume centers in the country for shoulder and elbow replacements. Medical School: Georgetown University Medical School Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Washington University in Saint Louis Fellowship training: Shoulder and Elbow Sports and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Shia relocated back to the east coast with his wife and three children to be closer to family and to continue in the excellent care of patients. Dr. Shia treats patients in our Hamden, Branford, and Milford locations."
This content was provided by Dr. Shia "Our goal is to uphold the highest of medical standards while treating all patients with dignity and respect. We recognize each patient is unique and seek to meet their individual needs. It is our pledge to provide the best possible care for our patients. To accomplish this, we provide primary and specialty orthopedic care to patients of all ages and are prepared to meet our patients' comprehensive orthopaedic needs using the most advanced physical rehabilitation, non-surgical and surgical treatments available.
We believe medical care should be between the doctor and their patient. Through upholding our ideals and giving the best possible care we will not lose this important aspect of medicine to the complexity of the health care delivery system."
Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
1 Board Certifications
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*