A photo of Shital Parikh.

Co-Director, Orthopaedic Sports Center, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery



My Biography & Research


Being fellowship trained in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Trauma sub-specialties, Dr Parikh offers a wide array of specialized care for pediatric and adolescent, sports and trauma-related injuries. He has been the recipient of ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine) Patellofemoral Fellowship Award 2013-2014. He has published extensively in the field of Pediatric Sports Medicine and Trauma Surgery and has been on editorial board of Orthopedic Clinics of North America and Orthopedics Today. He has presented at various national and international meetings. He is involved in teaching activities at courses and annual conferences and has organized several international surgical mission trips.

Additional Languages

Gujarati, Hindi

Clinical Interests

Management of complex patellar instability; pediatric ACL tears; shoulder instability; arthroscopic joint surgery; hip arthroscopy; ankle arthroscopy; pediatric trauma

Research Interests

Prospective studies for patellar instability; pediatric ACL tears; shoulder instability; arthroscopic joint surgery; hip arthroscopy; ankle arthroscopy; pediatric trauma. Dr Parikh has been involved in several multi-institutional studies related to pediatric sports trauma.

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine

My Locations

My Education

MD and Residency: Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India, 2000.

Fellowship in Joint Reconstruction: New York University - Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY, 2000-2001.

Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2002.

Trauma Fellowship: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2003.

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2004.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) Certified: 2016.

Board Certification: 2016.

My Publications

Parikh SN, Lykissas MG. Classification of Lateral Patellar Instability in Children and Adolescents. Orthop Clin North Am. 2016 Jan;47(1):145-52.

Jaquith BP, Parikh SN. Predictors of Recurrent Patellar Instability in Children and Adolescents After First-time Dislocation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Oct 21.

Eismann EA, Parikh SN, Jain VV. Rereduction for Redisplacement of Both-Bone Forearm Shaft Fractures in Children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2015 Apr 3.

Smucny M, Parikh SN, Pandya NK. Consequences of single sport specialization in the pediatric and adolescent athlete. Orthop Clin North Am. 2015 Apr;46(2):249-58.

Edmonds EW, Roocroft JH, Parikh SN. Spectrum of operative childhood intra-articular shoulder pathology. J Child Orthop. 2014 Aug;8(4):337-40.

Parikh SN, Nathan ST, Priola MJ, Eismann EA. Elastic nailing for pediatric subtrochanteric and supracondylar femur fractures. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Sep;472(9):2735-44.

Parikh SN, Jain VV, Youngquist J. Intrafocal pinning for distal radius metaphyseal fractures in children. Orthopedics. 2013 Jun;36(6):783-8.

Parikh SN, Jain VV, Denning J, Tamai J, Mehlman CT, McCarthy JJ, Wall EJ, Crawford AH. Complications of elastic stable intramedullary nailing in pediatric fracture management: AAOS exhibit selection. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 19;94(24):e184.

Parikh SN, Nathan ST, Wall EJ, Eismann EA. Complications of medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction in young patients. Am J Sports Med. 2013 May;41(5):1030-8.

Parikh SN, Wells L, Mehlman CT, Scherl SA. Management of fractures in adolescents. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Dec 15;92(18):2947-58. Review.