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About Us

Valley Orthopedic Institute is an orthopedic surgical practice that proudly provides patients of all ages with personalized, compassionate care in Palmdale and Ridgecrest, California.

Led by the highly educated and board-certified orthopedic surgeons Anand Shah, MD, and Mehul Taylor, MD, the team diagnoses and treats general orthopedic conditions and specializes in hand and upper extremity trauma and reconstruction, athletic injuries, and arthroscopic surgeries.

Patients visit Valley Orthopedic Institute for a wide range of conditions and health issues, such as sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, bone fractures and dislocations, and nerve and tendon injuries.

The practice helps to manage chronic pain conditions like arthritis, which can cause elbow pain, foot and ankle pain, knee pain, and shoulder pain. The doctors also expertly handle hip replacements, shoulder replacements, ACL repairs, rotator cuff tears, and hand surgeries.

As well, the practice provides cutting-edge regenerative medicine treatments, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy.

Doctors and staff frequently participate in continuing education programs to ensure they stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in orthopedic treatment options. Patients can expect compassionate, comprehensive care whether they have suffered an injury or are dealing with a chronic condition.

The team is committed to spending time with each patient to thoroughly answer questions about their condition and enable them to make informed, educated decisions regarding their treatment options.

Call the office or use the online booking tool to schedule a new patient consultation today.

Insurance providers we accept:

Besides all the listed insurance providers, we also accept Personal Injury Cases.

Accepting Veterans Affairs
Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
Blue Shield
Cigna
Department of Labor
GEHA
Health Net
United Health Care
Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation

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Physical Therapy at Valley Orthos

If a medical problem hinders your ability to move and perform in your daily life, Valley Ortho can help by offering expert physical therapy. With the goal of relieving symptoms, expediting recovery and preventing further disability, our therapists perform comprehensive assessments and develop individualized treatment programs.

How Effective Are ACL Repair Surgeries?

If you’ve torn your ACL, you might be wondering if ACL surgery will be necessary or if it will be effective at restoring knee function? We answer those questions and more here.

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