Dr. Nirav R. Shah

Dr. Nirav R. Shah


  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip
  • Hip Joint Replacement
  • Knee
  • Knee Joint Replacement
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Shoulder
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine

Clinic Locations

  • Longmont
  • Lafayette
  • Frederick
  • Westminster


Fellowship: Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Van Nuys, CA

Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Medical Education: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Undergraduate Education: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Professional Memberships and Societies:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Board Certifications:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Doctor Nirav Shah attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he received his B.A. in Economics.  He went to medical school at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and received his M.D. in 2005. Dr. Shah went on to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Washington School of Medicine and then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Shah was a team sports medicine physician for several high school and college sports teams. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Shah is a well-recognized joint replacement surgeon in Colorado, specializing in shoulder, hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Shah joined Front Range Orthopedics & Spine in January of 2015; nonetheless, he has been practicing in Longmont and Boulder County since 2011.  Dr. Shah looks forward to continuing his practice along the Front Range where he lives by his orthopedic care philosophy of “less is more”.

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Rene Sheridan

Rene Sheridan

“Dr. Shah was nice and very well informed…and the the specially trained orthopedic nurses provided a superior level of care. I had such a great experience with my total knee replacement at the Front Range Orthopedics outpatient surgery center, that I can’t wait to get my other knee replaced this…

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Fred Manzanares

Fred Manzanares

“Surgery isn’t what most people want to do, but for me it was great.  My shoulder is not in pain anymore.  Dr. Shah is a wonderful surgeon and the whole staff is fantastic!” Fred Manzanares works hard and plays hard.  He spent 40 physically demanding years as a professional tile…

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Brandon Dvorak

Brandon Dvorak

“If you think you are hurt, go to the doctor and have it checked out. If I had waited , I would have required a much more intense surgery. Going when I did probably saved my golf career!”   FORE!!! You will hear 24-year old golf professional Brandon Dvorak yelling…

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John Booren

John Booren

 “After only 3 months, I am very thankful to be back living again!  It’s even nice to be back at work.”  Colorado native, John Booren, enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, including: fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and bow hunting. However, that all came to an abrupt stop with the…

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