Oswego Health Orthopedics team provides exceptional and comprehensive orthopedic services conveniently, right here in the community.
The Center for Orthopedic Care is the most advanced orthopedic office suite in Central New York at the Fulton Medical Center, where three experienced and talented orthopedic surgeons deliver personalized care. The suite features the latest digital technology and a comfortable and attractive environment in which to receive the best orthopedic care.
We pride ourselves on not only investing to make sure we have the best surgeons in the area but that they are equipped with state-of-the-art technology to ensure quality patient care. Oswego Health is the only provider in the county to offer new ligament-sparing total knee implant with CT-free, handheld, robotic-assisted surgery.
Are you looking for an alternative to surgery? You can now receive Platelet Rich Plasma Treatments (PRP) to help support wound healing in trauma and joint injuries at the Center for Orthopedic Care at Oswego Health. Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that can harness those abilities and amplify the natural growth factors your body uses to heal tissue. Simply put, platelet activation plays a key role in the body’s natural healing process.
Dr. Michael Diaz, orthopedic surgeon, is now offering PRP therapy for patients with shoulder pain, patients suffering from tendonitis or chronic tendinosis conditions such as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow.
Call 315.349.5873 for an appointment.
- Total knee, hip and shoulder joint replacement
- Sports medicine
- Fracture trauma care
- Hand and wrist
- Elbow and shoulder
- Splinting, bracing and casting
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or cortisone injections
- Foot taping or padding
- Platelet Rich Plasma therapy (PRP)
Complementing your orthopedic care is Oswego Health's excellent rehabilitation team. Our highly skilled therapists use a patient-centered approach to ensure your best outcome.
Dr. Ayres earned his doctor of medicine degree from New York Medical College in New York City. He completed his surgical internship at Dartmouth’s Mary Hitchcock Hospital in Hanover, New Hampshire, and his orthopedic surgical residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 30 years of orthopedic experience.
Dr. Banga has been practicing orthopedic care for the past 18 years, with his most recent position being at Auburn Community Hospital. He earned his medical degree from Punjab University in Chandigarh, India. He completed his residency at both the Army Command Hospital in Chandimandir, India, and McMaster University in orthopedics. In addition, Dr. Banga has completed fellowships in upper extremity and sports medicine. Along with performing surgeries, he serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Upstate Medical University.
Dr. Diaz has been practicing orthopedic care for the past 20 years at Bassett Healthcare’s Oneonta Surgeons and Specialists office. He also provided care at various other Bassett Healthcare locations. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also completed his orthopedic surgery residency and internship. While at Bassett, Dr. Diaz performed some 250 joint replacement surgeries every year. Along with performing surgeries, he serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at both Upstate Medical University and the Columbia University Medical Center.
Rahul Shinde earned his physician assistant degree from Upstate Medical Center, graduating with high honors. He previously earned his bachelor of medicine bachelor of surgery from NDMVPS Medical College in Nasik, India. He completed his internship at Nasik Civil Hospital, also in India.
Brandon Weaver, PA, has been an orthopedic physician assistant for the past seven years with 18 years’ experience as a physician assistant, with his most recent position being at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Physician Assistant Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology RIT in 2002. When he’s not in the office seeing patients or assisting in surgery, you can find Weaver on the lacrosse field as he currently is the assistant varsity coach in Fulton.
Shannon Zinn, FNP, brings an extensive skillset to Oswego Health. Zinn began her medical career in 1998 as a registered nurse in the operation room and on the medical/surgical unit at Robert Packer Hospital. After several per diem positions in various Central New York health systems, Zinn made her way into orthopedics in 2008. Her most recent position was an NP at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, where she was responsible for evaluating, treating, and implementing plans of care for clinic patients. Zinn earned her master’s degree from Binghamton University in 2008 and her RNFA certification in 2013 from the National Institute of First Assisting.
Shawn Henderson, RN, comes to us with 15 years of experience as an acute care nurse in orthopedics, case management and utilization review. She has maintained her National Orthopedic Nurse Certification since 2014. She earned a bachelor's in nursing from Keuka College. She has participated initiatives to earn ANCC Magnet recognition and Joint Commission certification as an Orthopedic Center of Excellence.
As a lifelong resident of Oswego County, she looks forward to being part of Oswego Health’s initiative to bring a quality, patient-centered orthopedic program to Oswego.