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Lee A. Kaback, MDOrthopedic Surgeon in Albany and Delmar, NY

Lee A. Kaback

Dr. Kaback is a fellowship-trained surgeon with specialized experience in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and elbow, and shoulder and elbow reconstruction. His clinical interests and expertise have placed him as team physician for numerous sports programs at the collegiate and professional levels. Well-authored on the shoulder and elbow, Dr. Kaback is a member of ASES, and is also a clinical instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Specialties: Elbow , Shoulder


  • Albany


    121 Everett Road
    Albany, NY 12205

  • Clifton Park

    Clifton Park

    1768 Route 9
    Clifton Park, NY 12065

  • Delmar


    250 Delaware Avenue
    Suite 200, Delmar, NY 12054

Lee Kaback is a fellowship trained shoulder and elbow surgeon.  He completed his fellowship at Brown University School of Medicine in Rhode Island where he trained with many of the world’s leaders in shoulder and elbow surgery.

The typical problems that Dr. Kaback evaluates and treat include rotator cuff tears and impingement, shoulder and elbow instability and dislocations shoulder and elbow arthritis, shoulder fractures (humerous, glenoid, scapula and clavicle), elbow fractures, malunions and nonunions of these fractures, tendon injuries of the shoulder and elbow, labral tears, throwing injuries and other sports injuries of the upper extremity.

Trained by internationally renowned specialists in minimally invasive shoulder and elbow surgery, Dr. Kaback enjoys treating all athletic injuries in patients of all ages.  He has significant expertise in treating should and elbow fractures, shoulder and elbow arthritis and tendonitis of the shoulder and elbow (impingement of syndrome and tennis elbow).

In addition to spending time with is wife and two children, Dr. Kaback enjoys swimming, triathlons, snowshoeing, running, alpine skiing, cycling.

Dr. Kaback lectures and teaches surgeons nationally on the latest technologies in shoulder replacement surgery, including reverse shoulder replacement, resurfacing and stemless bone-sparing designs.

Dr. Kaback is board certified by the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and an active member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society.

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  • Medical School

    Doctor of Medicine University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 2004

  • Fellowship

    Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island July 2010 to August 2011

  • Residency

    Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of Rochester (NY), Strong Memorial Hospital June 2004 to June 2010

  • Residency

    Musculoskeletal Research Fellow University of Rochester (NY), Strong Memorial Hospital July 2006 to July 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Association
  • Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital




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