Asit K. Shah, MD

Asit K. Shah, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery

It is an honor to be entrusted with your care. I enjoy educating patients and helping them understand all treatment options. Working together we can achieve a quick, complete return to the activities you love.

Languages Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Conditions Treated

  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Problems
  • Hip Trauma
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Trauma
  • Sports Injuries

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

    401 South Van Brunt Street 3rd Floor Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-569-2770

    Tuesday
    1:30 PM
    -
    5:00 PM
    Thursday
    8:30 AM
    -
    5:30 PM
    Friday
    1:30 PM
    -
    5:30 PM
  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

    1 West Ridgewood Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652

    Main: 201-569-2770
    Fax: 201-569-1774

    Tuesday
    8:30 AM
    -
    11:30 AM
    Friday
    8:30 AM
    -
    12:00 PM

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Asit Shah

Dr. Shah, part of Englewood Orthopedic Associates, is chief of orthopedic surgery, director of orthopedic implants, and a founding member of the Joint Replacement Center at Englewood Hospital. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive knee and hip replacement and complex revision knee and hip reconstruction. Dr. Shah received his MD, as well as a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology, from Jefferson Medical College (now the Sidney Kimmel Medical College) of Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, where he also completed a National Institutes of Health molecular biology fellowship. He did his orthopedic surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital, in Manhattan, and a hip and knee implant fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston. Dr. Shah is a co-author of the book chapter on orthopedic geriatrics in a geriatric medicine and gerontology textbook and a co-author on numerous research publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an oral examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and Eastern Orthopedic Association.

Honors & Awards

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Memberships

2012-Present: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

2011-Present: American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

2010-Present: Indian Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

2007-Present: Eastern Orthopedic Association

2007-Present: New Jersey Orthopedic Association

Committees and Leadership Positions

Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2011-Present: Purchasing Committee, Operating Room, Englewood Hospital

2011-Present: Efficiency Committee, Englewood Hospital

2010-Present: Operating Room Committee, Englewood Hospital

2006-Present: Founder and Member, Joint Replacement Center, Englewood Hospital

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Jefferson Medical College

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Massachusetts General Hospital, Hip and Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Publications

Publications

Klingenstein, G., Levy, R.N., Korngluth, A., Shah, A.K., and Present, D.H. “Inflammatory bowel disease related osteonecrosis: report of a large series with a review of the literature.” Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 p. 1-7.

Shah, A.K. and Pruzansky, ME. “Ruptured biceps brachii short head muscle belly: a case report.” J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2004 Sep-Oct;13(5):562-5.

Shah A.K., Celestin J, Parks M.L., and Levy R.L. “Long-term results of total joint arthroplasty in elderly patients who are frail”.Clin Orthop. 2004 Aug;(425):106-9.

Noth U, Tuli R, Seghatoleslami R, Howard M, Shah AK, Hall DJ, Hickok NJ, and Tuan RS. “Activation of p38 and Smads mediates BMP-2 effects on human trabecular bone-derived osteoblasts.” Exp Cell Res. 2003 Nov 15;291(1):201-11.

Shah, A.K., Eisler, J., and Radomisli, T. “Algorithms for the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures” Clin Orthop. (399) 28-34, 2002.

El-Amin SF, Attawis M, Lu HH, Shah, A.K., Chang R, Hickok, N.J., and Tuan R.S. “Integrin Expresssion by Human Osteoblasts Cultured on Degradable Polymeric Materials Applicable for Tissue Engineered Bone.” J Orthop Res 20(1): 20-28, 2002.

Shah, A.K., Hickok, N.J., Sinha, R.K., and Tuan, R.S. “High-resolution Morphometric Analysis of Human Osteoblast Adhesion on Clinically Relevant Orthopaedic Alloys” Bone 24 (5) 499-506, 1999.

Shah, A.K., Lennox, T.L., Hickok, N.J., and Tuan, R.S. “Mechanism of BMP-2 Stimulated Adhesion of Osteoblastic Cells to Titanium Alloy.” Biology of the Cell 91: 131-142. 1999.