Dr. Vishal Michael Shah MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Vishal Shah is an orthopedic surgeon in Sugar Land, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Shah accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and one of 14 at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Gujarati.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Elbow Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Gujarati

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2002–2007

American Sports Medicine Institute
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2007–2008

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 4 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Return to play after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in National Football League athletes.
Shah, V.M., Andrews, J.R., Fleisig, G.S., McMichael, C.S., Lemak, L.J.

Delayed presentation of cervical ligamentous instability without radiologic evidence.
Shah, V.M., Marco, R.A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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