Anup Shah, M.D., is a dual-fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder surgery.
He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and maintains a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He is also an active member of the reputable American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Additionally, he's Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, educating residents during their sport and shoulder rotations.
Dr. Shah has advanced training and completed fellowships in Sports Medicine/Arthroscopic Surgery and Shoulder Reconstruction. His specialties include Sports Medicine, advanced arthroscopic surgery, cartilage repair, and complex shoulder reconstruction, including shoulder replacements. Prior to joining our team in Houston, he practiced in Atlanta, Ga., where he was a former Assistant Team Physician for the NFL Atlanta Falcons and NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Dr. Shah completed his Sports Medicine/Arthroscopic Surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, where he helped cover the NFL Houston Texans, MLB Houston Astros, MLS Houston Dynamo, University of Houston, and multiple high schools. He is experienced in knee ligament injuries, meniscal pathology, cartilage restoration and disorders of the throwing athlete.
Subsequently, Dr. Shah received his shoulder fellowship training at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital. During this time, he had the opportunity to work with several renowned international shoulder surgeons. Dr. Shah is experienced in advanced arthroscopic and open shoulder reconstruction, including reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.
Dr. Shah completed his Orthopedic Surgery internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and trained under true pioneers in the field of Orthopedic Surgery, including Dr. Charles Rockwood and Dr. David Green.
Dr. Shah is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).
Dr. Shah is currently serving as an Advisory Director for, and a lifetime member of, the 100 Club, an organization that provides funds to dependents of Peace Officers and Firefighters killed in the line of duty, educational opportunities, and life-saving equipment.
When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Shah enjoys playing football, basketball, tennis, and golf. In addition, he’s formerly ranked in the Southwest Section of the United States Tennis Association.