Dr. Vishal Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Shah specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis in minimally invasive treatment of sports injuries and complex injuries of the shoulder and knee. Using advanced techniques perfected in the sports medicine arena, Dr. Shah is accustomed to treating fractures, arthritic conditions, and common musculoskeletal conditions and injuries that afflict individuals of all ages and in all walks of life.
Understanding that many such conditions can be treated with non-operative means involving physical therapy, bracing, medications, or activity modification, Dr. Shah can guide patients through non-operative and operative solutions and offer surgical treatment when appropriate. Dr. Shah is the Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the Sugar Land Skeeters and Houston Baptist University.
Dr. Shah is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and Arthroscopy Association of North America.
University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, 2002
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2007
American Sports Medicine Institute, 2008
Note: Dr. Shah’s Primary Clinic location is in Sugarland.
Arthroscopic Treatment of Labral Tears of the Hip and Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
Rotator Cuff Repair of the Shoulder
Labrum Repair of the Shoulder (SLAP, Bankart, Reverse Bankart)
Treatment of Shoulder Instability and Dislocations of the Shoulder
Ligament Reconstruction of the Knee (ACL, PCL, LCL, MCL)
Pediatric ACL Reconstruction
Revision ACL Reconstruction
Meniscus Repair of the Knee
Cartilage Restoration Techniques (Cartilage Transplant, Carticel, ACI, OATS, Microfracture)
Elbow and Shoulder Conditions in the Throwing Athlete
Open and Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
Open and Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
UCL Reconstruction of the Elbow (Tommy John procedure)
Comprehensive Fracture Management of the Extremities
Partial and Total Knee Replacement
Partial and Total Shoulder Replacement
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
Joint Resurfacing Procedures
Operative and Non-operative management of tendonitis, arthritis, sprains, strains, injuries and fractures