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Michael Flaherty MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015
(Orthopaedic Surgery)

Contact Information:

Bone & Joint/Capital Region Orthopaedics
1367 Washington Avenue, Suite 200
Attn: Robin Ehlers
Albany, NY 12206

Tel: (518) 489-2666
Fax: (518)701-2914

Specialties Education Details Full Biography Additional Locations

Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine


Sports Medicine

08/01/2012 - 07/31/2013
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, MA


Orthopaedic Surgery

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2012
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, NY

Medical Education


08/01/2003 - 05/18/2007
St. George's University School of Medicine C/O The North American Correspondent University
Great River, NY

Dr. Flaherty is a fellowship trained sports medicine specialist whose interests include hip, knee, shoulder and elbow arthoscopy, and orthopaedic fracture care. He specializes in arthroscopic labral repair and reconstruction of the hip, arthroscopic labral and rotator cuff repair of the shoulder and complex ligamentous reconstructions of the knee.

He grew up in the Boston area and attended Georgetown University as a four year member of the Hoya football team. He continued his athletic interest at the University of Massachusetts sports medicine fellowship where he served as the assistant team physician to the minor league affiliates of the Boston Red Sox organization (Pawtucket Red Sox, Lowell Spinners).

He resides in Saratoga Springs with his wife and 2 children, and sees patients in our Malta, Albany, Saratoga and Queensbury offices.

Associations / Awards
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 
- The New England Shoulder and Elbow Society

Member of:
- Fellow, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons  (AAOS)
- Diplomate, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons

Capital Region Orthopaedics
Malta Medical Emergent Care
6 Medical Park Drive
Suite 201
Malta, NY 12020

Capital Region Orthopaedics
543 Bay Road
Queensbury, New York 12804

Capital Region Orthopaedics
West Ave Medical Building
19 West Ave., Suite 102
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866