R. Maxwell Alley, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.98 (86 patient reviews and ratings)
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Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma

Dr. Maxwell Alley is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Alley’s main area of specialization involves arthroscopy and sports medicine. Ligamentous reconstructions of the knee and shoulder, as well as arthroscopic operation on the shoulder, knee, and elbow, are a large component of his practice.

Dr. Alley enjoys his time on the sidelines, both at the University of Albany and at his alma mater, Shaker High School.

“My experience with Dr. Alley was great and I highly recommend to anyone.”
– Heidi J.
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“Dr. Alley took the time to examine me and show me my MRI images and explain my procedure. The procedure itself was quick. My recovery was a bit long but had nothing to do with Dr. Alley. I was walking without crutches within two days. Overall I would say it was a great experience.”
– Richard D.
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“Dr. Alley is awesome! Very thorough and explained everything so I was able to understand what exactly was to be done and what was done. Very pleased with the outcome.”
– Dan B.
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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
  • General Surgery Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital/Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
  • General Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Frank C. McCue III Society


  • Castle Connolly "Top Doc," Orthopaedic Surgery, Hudson Valley Magazine, 2006-2014
  • Recognized as "Best Doctors in the Capital Region," 2011-2012

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical College: Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • New York State Athletic Commission Medical Advisory Board
  • University at Albany: Co-Team Orthopaedic Surgeon

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

Clifton Park

(518) 383-0617


(518) 608-8876
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