Asit K. Shah, MD PhD

Asit K. Shah, MD PhD

Orthopedic Surgery

 It is an honor to be entrusted with your care. I enjoy educating patients and helping them understand all treatment options. Working together we can achieve a quick, complete return to the activities you love.  

Locations & Appointments

Languages Spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine


  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Revision Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

Conditions Treated

  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fractures
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Problems
  • Hip Trauma
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Trauma
  • Sports Injuries


  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates


    1 West Ridgewood Avenue Suite 303 Paramus, NJ 07652

    Phone: 201-569-2770
    Fax: 201-569-1774
    8:30 AM
    11:30 AM
    8:30 AM
    12:00 PM
  • Englewood Orthopedic Associates


    910 Sylvan Avenue Suite 100 Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

    Phone: 201-569-2770
    Fax: 201-569-1774
    1:30 PM
    5:00 PM
    8:30 AM
    5:30 PM
    1:30 PM
    5:30 PM


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Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care

About Asit Shah

Dr. Shah, part of Englewood Orthopedic Associates, is chief of orthopedic surgery, director of orthopedic implants, and a founding member of the Joint Replacement Center at Englewood Hospital. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive knee and hip replacement and complex revision knee and hip reconstruction. Dr. Shah received his MD, as well as a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology, from Jefferson Medical College (now the Sidney Kimmel Medical College) of Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia, where he also completed a National Institutes of Health molecular biology fellowship. He did his orthopedic surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital, in Manhattan, and a hip and knee implant fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston. Dr. Shah is a co-author of the book chapter on orthopedic geriatrics in a geriatric medicine and gerontology textbook and a co-author on numerous research publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an oral examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and Eastern Orthopedic Association.

Honors & Awards

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Memberships

2012-Present: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

2011-Present: American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

2010-Present: Indian Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

2007-Present: Eastern Orthopedic Association

2007-Present: New Jersey Orthopedic Association

Committees and Leadership Positions

Chief, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2011-Present: Purchasing Committee, Operating Room, Englewood Hospital

2011-Present: Efficiency Committee, Englewood Hospital

2010-Present: Operating Room Committee, Englewood Hospital

2006-Present: Founder and Member, Joint Replacement Center, Englewood Hospital

Education & Degrees

MD: Jefferson Medical College

PhD: Thomas Jefferson University


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Massachusetts General Hospital: Hip and Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)


Klingenstein, G., Levy, R.N., Korngluth, A., Shah, A.K., and Present, D.H. “Inflammatory bowel disease related osteonecrosis: report of a large series with a review of the literature.” Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 p. 1-7.

Shah, A.K. and Pruzansky, ME. “Ruptured biceps brachii short head muscle belly: a case report.” J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2004 Sep-Oct;13(5):562-5.

Shah A.K., Celestin J, Parks M.L., and Levy R.L. “Long-term results of total joint arthroplasty in elderly patients who are frail”.Clin Orthop. 2004 Aug;(425):106-9.

Noth U, Tuli R, Seghatoleslami R, Howard M, Shah AK, Hall DJ, Hickok NJ, and Tuan RS. “Activation of p38 and Smads mediates BMP-2 effects on human trabecular bone-derived osteoblasts.” Exp Cell Res. 2003 Nov 15;291(1):201-11.

Shah, A.K., Eisler, J., and Radomisli, T. “Algorithms for the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures” Clin Orthop. (399) 28-34, 2002.

El-Amin SF, Attawis M, Lu HH, Shah, A.K., Chang R, Hickok, N.J., and Tuan R.S. “Integrin Expresssion by Human Osteoblasts Cultured on Degradable Polymeric Materials Applicable for Tissue Engineered Bone.” J Orthop Res 20(1): 20-28, 2002.

Shah, A.K., Hickok, N.J., Sinha, R.K., and Tuan, R.S. “High-resolution Morphometric Analysis of Human Osteoblast Adhesion on Clinically Relevant Orthopaedic Alloys” Bone 24 (5) 499-506, 1999.

Shah, A.K., Lennox, T.L., Hickok, N.J., and Tuan, R.S. “Mechanism of BMP-2 Stimulated Adhesion of Osteoblastic Cells to Titanium Alloy.” Biology of the Cell 91: 131-142. 1999.