Dr. R. Maxwell Alley is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Alley’s main area of specialization involves Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine. Ligamentous reconstructions of the knee and shoulder, as well as arthroscopic operations of the shoulder, knee, and elbow are a large component of his practice.  

Dr. Alley enjoys his time on the sidelines both at the University at Albany and at his Alma Mater, Shaker High School. 

R. Maxwell Alley, M.D.

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Trauma


B.S., Magnum cum laude, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


General Surgery Internship, St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
General Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 

Associations / Awards

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Co-Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • Recognized as "Best Doctors in Capital Region" 2011-2012
  • Castle Connolly “Top Doc”, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hudson Valley Magazine, 2006-2014
  • Member of:

    • Fellow, American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners 
    • Frank C. McCue III Society
    •  Medical Advisory Board, New York State Athletic Commission

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Albany Medical Center
  • St. Peter's Hospital
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center


Albany, Clifton Park, Guilderland