Shankar P. Das, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.91 (33 patient reviews and ratings)
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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.

"Would like to thank Dr. Das and everyone at The Bone & Joint Center for the excellent care I have received. A special thanks to Debbie, Dr. Das's secretary, for being right on top of my phone calls. Professionalism at its best!" – John L.
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"Dr. Das is a good listener and considers my concerns in his treatment plan. I love your new office in Albany." – Joan Ann F.
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"I was pleased with everything from the first appointment through surgery and post-op follow-up. Dr. Das did an excellent job of explaining what to expect, what work was done during the surgery and what steps to take post-op to ensure reasonable pain management during recovery." – Christopher C.
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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • 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

Team Affiliations

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


(518) 489-2666

Clifton Park

(518) 383-0617


(518) 831-2957
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