Lee A Kaback, MD

Shoulder and Elbow, Sports Medicine

Lee A Kaback, MD


Shoulder and Elbow


Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

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

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

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

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

121 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205

Phone : (518) 489-BONE(2663)
Fax : (518) 689-6106

250 Delaware Avenue
Suite 200
Delmar, NY 12054

Phone : (518) 489-BONE(2663)
Fax : (518) 935-2590

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.

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).

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.

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

Dr. Kaback joined Northeast Orthopaedics in late August of 2011.He is board certified by the Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and an active member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society.


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



Post-Operative Instructions

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