Urgent Ortho Care is now available in Huntington, Monday – Friday from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Walk-ins welcome.

Wei Shen, MD

Specialties
Foot and Ankle
Clinical Interests

Surgery of the Foot & Ankle, Fracture Care, General Orthopedic Surgery

Located In

Great Neck, Huntington

About

Originally from Shanghai, China, Wei Shen, MD, earned his medical degree in 1999 as well as a master of science in 2002 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He then received an international scholarship to study bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating in 2006 with a PhD in bioengineering, Dr. Shen joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for academic research for 3 years.

Dr. Shen then completed a five-year residency program in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2014. After his residency, Dr. Shen completed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Shen specializes in the operative and nonoperative management of all foot and ankle disorders, including but not limited to bunions, hammertoes, as well as arthritis, trauma, and sports injuries. He treats all foot and ankle-related fractures, especially complicated ones, and salvages failed prior fracture surgeries.

Dr. Shen is a member of the medical staff at both North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and St. Francis Hospital. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS).

Dr. Shen has received multiple honors throughout his career, including the AAOS Multimedia Education Center Award in 2007, AAOS Scientific Exhibit Award of Excellence, and an AANA resident/fellow scholarship in 2008.

Dr. Shen has published 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles, along with 14 review articles and commentaries. He has also given 27 scientific presentations at national and international academic conferences and has contributed chapters to 10 orthopedic textbooks.

Aetna
  • Commercial Plans
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem / BCBS (non-NY)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
Cigna / Great West
  • Commercial CT, MetroNY
  • Cigna MetroNY
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial, including Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
EmblemHealth
  • GHI: CBP, National, Tristate; Bridge, Network Access, Medicare Choice PPO
  • HIP: Prime, Premium, Select Care, Bridge, Medicare VIP Prime/Bold/Reserve
  • With Connecticare: HMO/PPO/POS and Medicare Choice / Passage
Empire BCBS
  • Commercial and Exchange (except for connection and connection exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
New York Medicare
New York State Health Insurance Program
  • Empire Plan
New York State Workers Compensation
No-Fault
Northwell Direct
United Healthcare
  • Commercial Charter, Choice, Core, Navigate, Nexus, PPO, Select and Doctors plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Managed Medicare
United Healthcare Oxford
  • Oxford Commercial Liberty, Oxford Freedom, and Oxford Metro Plan

Fellowship

Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction: Baylor University Medical Center

Graduate School

Master of Science: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Residency

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medical School

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Post-Graduate School

PhD in Bioengineering: University of Pittsburgh

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY

  • AAOS Multimedia Education Center Award, 2007
  • AAOS Scientific Exhibit Award of Excellence
  • AANA Resident/Fellow Scholarship, 2008

Dr. Shen has published 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles, along with 14 review articles and commentaries. He has also given 27 scientific presentations at national and international academic conferences and has contributed chapters to 10 orthopedic textbooks.