Robert Shalvoy, MD, is a graduate of Boston College and the New Jersey Medical School. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Boston University Medical Center training at Boston City Hospital, the Lahey Clinic and the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.
Shalvoy worked with the athletic teams at Boston University and other institutions. He accepted a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic where he worked with Auburn University and gained experience with professional and elite athletes.
Shalvoy established New England Center for Athletes in 1996 in order to provide comprehensive care to the medical needs of athletes and athletic teams. Integrating internal medicine, physical therapy and athletic training with orthopedic surgery, the center focuses on integrating the various medical components that affect the health and performance of the athlete.
Shalvoy is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and clinical assistant professor at Brown Medical School. As a member of the teaching faculty he participates in the training of orthopedic surgery residents and medical students. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Shalvoy has multiple publications in the medical literature and has contributed chapters in several medical textbooks. His current interests include ACL injuries, complex knee ligament reconstructions, cartilage transplantation and complex baseball throwing injuries.