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, N.H., and his orthopedic surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Ayres is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha, a National Medical School Honor Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
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
Rahul Shinde, PA-C 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.