Dr. Derek Shia, MD

Dr. Derek Shia, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Derek Shia, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hamden, CT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.Read his story

9 Washington Ave # 101

Hamden, CT 06518

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shia treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shia treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shia treats Shoulder Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shia treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shia performs Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shia performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shia's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Articular Cartilage Repair
Baker’s Cyst
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Clavicle Fracture
Difficulty With Walking
Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Surgery
Excision of Femur or Knee
Femur Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Injection of Tendon
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Joint Surgery
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Torticollis
Total Joint Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

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 patie...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Washington University, St Louis
Residency Hospital
2003
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2003

Awards

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1 Star
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Dr Shia was awesome. I'm a 47 yr old woman who needed a full shoulder replacement. Dr. Shia was friendly, informative and did a great job on my shoulder. His assistant Jackie was also very helpful. Never waited more than 1 hr for a call back. I highly recommend this team for your shoulder and...Read More
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Dr. Shia prescribed an entire month's worth of 800mg ibuprofen to my husband for a very minor injury, instructing him to take 3 a day, for the month, without so much as a warning on what ibuprofen could do to your stomach. He now has an ulcer, and we've spent $4000 on tests and treatment. I would...Read More
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Connecticare
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Humana
Medicare
Oxford Health Plans
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