Shankar P. Das, M.D.

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Shankar P. Das, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (472 patient reviews and ratings)
Elbow, General Orthopaedics, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Trauma

Dr. Shankar Das is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose interests are in sports medicine with a specific focus on shoulder and knee injuries and surgery. He also has vast experience in hip arthroscopy, including surgical repair of torn labrum and femoral acetabular impingement.

Dr. Das is the medical director of Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center and is the consultant for the Tri-City ValleyCats, as well as the team physician for the University at Albany and Guilderland Center High School. He also guest stars on the Sunday Sports Buzz’s “Breakdown the Bones” segment, where he talks sports injuries with Charlie Voelker. To listen to their discussions about various sports injuries, please use the button below.

“Breakdown the Bones”

“Dr. Das is very nice and informative to my problem.”

– Richard H.

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“Dr. Das took the time to listen to me & explained everything so that I could understand it. I would definitely recommend him to everyone.”

– Karen N.

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“Very professional, kind and caring. Not only did Dr. Das address my sprained knee but also identified another knee issue I had and gave me instructions on preventive problems for the future. The staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you, Dr. Das!”

– Susan S.

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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)


  • "Best Doctors in America"
  • "Best Doctors in the Capital Region," 2012

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical College: Clinical Assistant Professor
  • University at Albany: Faculty – Department of Athletics

Hospital Affiliations

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

Former Team Affiliations

  • Los Angeles Angels
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Los Angeles Kings
  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • USC Football


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