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Oswego Health Orthopedics team provides exceptional and comprehensive orthopedic services conveniently right in your community. The Center for Orthopedic Care is the most advanced orthopedic office suite in CNY at the Fulton Medical Center, where three experienced and talented orthopedic surgeons are delivering 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. In fact, Oswego Health is the only provider in the county to offer new ligament sparing total knee implant with CT-free, hand held, robotic assisted surgery. To learn more about the NAVIO Surgical System, visit the NAVIO Surgical System page.

Call 315-349-5873 for appointment.

We provide:

• The expertise of knowledgeable and compassionate orthopedic surgeons
• A state-of-the-art surgery center, featuring advanced technology
• A compassionate nursing staff that will care for you while you recover in Oswego Hospital
• Coverage in the Oswego Hospital Emergency Dept., 24/7. Offering advanced fracture care.
• A complete rehabilitation department available to meet your physical, occupational and speech therapy needs.

These services can be provided on an outpatient basis, in your home or as a rehabilitation patient at the Manor at Seneca Hill. Our team of healthcare providers work together to get you back to your life quickly.

Services Include:

• Total Knee, Hip & Shoulder Joint Replacement
• Sports Medicine
• Fracture Trauma Care
• Hand & Wrist
• Elbow & Shoulder


• Splinting, bracing and casting
• Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or cortisone injections
• Foot taping or padding

Physical Therapy:

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.

• Orthopedic Surgery
• Sports Injury Rehabilitation/Return to Play
• Back and Neck Care
• Gait and Balance Testing and Treatment
• Pain Control
• Splinting/Hand Therapy
• Neurological/Stroke Recovery
• Lymphedema
• Speech and Voice Therapy
• Swallowing Testing and Therapy
• Cognitive Therapy/Concusion Management

We offer early morning and evening appointments at six convenient locations. Oswego Hospital, Oswego East, Parish and Phoenix Health Center, Central Square and Fulton Medical Centers. Call 315-349-5558 for appointment.


John Ayres, MD

undefinedDr. 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, N.H., and his orthopedic surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 30 years of orthopedic experience.

Kamaljeet Banga, MD, DNB, FRCSC

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.

Michael Diaz, DO

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, PA

undefinedRahul 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

Brandon Weaver, PA has been an Orthopedic Physician Assistant for the past 7 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

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 CNY 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

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 Bachelors 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.

Patient Journey To Joint Replacement

You’ve lived with pain long enough and you’re ready to find a solution. What are your next steps? Who do you see? Learn more in this patient journey video.

For complete guide on how to prepare for your surgery at Oswego Health, you can download our Surgery Center Guide here.

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