Aakash A. Shah, MD
Dr. Aakash Shah understands active individuals -- he speaks their language. Dr. Shah has always been interested in athletics and physical fitness. As a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon, he uses that interest to work closely with patients of all activity levels who need orthopedic care. Dr. Shah is also Board Certified in Sports Medicine.
He has recently been elected by his peer physicians as a "Top Doc" in Orthopaedic Surgery for the Kansas City area. In 2014, Dr. Shah was recognized as one of "America's Top Orthopedists". Additionally, Dr. Shah has been named by his peers to the Super Doctors list, for the Kansas City area.
Dr. Shah currently serves as an NBA Physician to the Miami Heat. He has served as the Miami Heat's team physician at the NBA Combine in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011. Additionally, he was the fellow team physician for the Miami Heat in 2009-2010.
Dr. Shah is currently a consultant neutral physician for the NFL and NFLPA and is involved in assisting care for professional football players.
Dr. Shah has been selected as one of 9 surgeons nationally to serve as a leadership consultant on the design of orthopaedic hardware for medical industry. He has performed surgical demonstrations and lectures for other orthopaedic surgeons on innovative medical technology and surgical techniques.
He has also worked with the Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball organization as a first aid physician for several years.
Dr. Shah received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Missouri -- Kansas City School of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency at the University of Missouri -- Kansas City. He then completed a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, working with the NBA Miami Heat through the Orthopaedics Institute of South Florida, where he did research on predicting longevity of athletes' careers in the NBA.
KC Sports Medicine is conveniently located on the campus at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas.
5701 W. 119th Street, Suite 308