Asit K. Shah, MD

Asit K. Shah, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Locations &


  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

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

    Main: 201-569-2770

  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates

    1 West Ridgewood Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652

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


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


  • APWU Health Plan


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

Clover Health

  • Clover Health


  • CoreSource


  • CCN

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


About Asit K. Shah

Dr. Shah 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
  • Oral Examiner, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Eastern Orthopedic Association

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Education &

Education & Degrees

  • MD: Jefferson Medical College


  • Mount Sinai Hospital


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Hip/Knee Implantation

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery



  • Using the semitendinosus tendon to stabilize sternoclavicular joints in a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a case report. Qureshi SA, Shah AK, Pruzansky ME. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2005 Jul;34(7):315-8. PMID: 16130348
  • Ruptured biceps brachii short head muscle belly: a case report. Shah AK, Pruzansky ME. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2004 Sep-Oct;13(5):562-5. No abstract available. PMID: 15383816
  • Long-term results of total joint arthroplasty in elderly patients who are frail. Shah AK, Celestin J, Parks ML, Levy RN. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Aug;(425):106-9. PMID: 15292795
  • Activation of p38 and Smads mediates BMP-2 effects on human trabecular bone-derived osteoblasts. Nöth U, Tuli R, Seghatoleslami R, Howard M, Shah A, Hall DJ, Hickok NJ, Tuan RS. Exp Cell Res. 2003 Nov 15;291(1):201-11. PMID: 14597420
  • Algorithms for the treatment of femoral neck fractures. Shah AK, Eissler J, Radomisli T. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2002 Jun;(399):28-34. Review. PMID: 12011691