George Zanaros, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.89 (44 patient reviews and ratings)
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Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Total Shoulder Replacement & Revision, Trauma

Dr. George Zanaros is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. His area of expertise includes reconstruction and arthroscopic treatment of hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injuries. He has special interest in total shoulder replacement surgery, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, and endoscopic carpal tunnel release. His practice includes general orthopaedics and orthopaedic trauma.

Dr. Zanaros is a native of the Capital Region and a graduate of Saratoga High School. He sees patients in our Albany and Saratoga office.

“Dr. Zanaros was extremely helpful and informative in regards to my injury. Dr. Zanaros took the time to explain having surgery vs. other alternative’s. I will highly recommend Dr. Zanaros to others in the future.”
– Rick R.
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“Excellent! Very friendly, knowledgeable and thorough.”
– Gina L.
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“Explained what’s wrong what needs to be done openly.”
– John T.
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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Genetics: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)


  • "Top Orthopaedic Surgeons in New York" by America Top 10, 2013

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical Center: Clinical Assistant Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • Albany Medical Center
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • University at Albany, State University of New York


(518) 489-2666


(518) 584-0295
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