Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
FRCS(Tr & Orth) FRCS (Glasgow), MCh(orth) Liverpool, MS(orth), DNB(orth) MBBS
Primary hip replacement in young adults and elderly
Complex primary hip replacement
Primary and complex primary knee replacement
Young adult with hip and knee arthritis
Post trauma hip replacement/reconstruction after hip/acetabular fracture
Complex acetabular reconstruction - pelvic discontinuity
Hip replacement after femoral deformity, Perthes, SUFE, dysplasia
Knee arthroscopy, meniscal tears
Regional Tertiary North West Pelvic Acetabular Fracture Service
Pelvic and acetabular fractures
Periprosthetic fractures of the acetabulum
Periprosthetic fractures around hip knee replacements
General orthopaedic trauma and fractures, soft tissue injuries
Long bone and peri-articular fractures
Secretary: 01257 256596
Clinic Access Times:
Monday (Alternate weeks) all day clinic, 8.30 am onwards, Wrightington Hospital
Mr. Shah is available to provide telephone advice to General Practitioners via his secretary if needed
Mr Shah completed his initial orthopaedic training in India and specialist orthopaedic training in the UK with fellowship training at the Centre for Hip Surgery, Wrightington Hospital, in hip and knee replacements and revision surgery. He also trained in the Orthopaedic and Arthritic Institute, part of Sunnybrook and Women’s hospital in Toronto, Canada furthering his knowledge and experience in joint replacement surgery. He was awarded the gold medal for the FRCS(Trauma and orth) exams in 2003 and went to Hong Kong as the Young Ambassador of the British Orthopaedic Association in 2004.
He has been providing the regional pelvic and acetabular fracture service as a Consultant from 2006, as part of a team, which relocated to Wrightington in September 2009.
Mr Shah concentrates on hip and knee replacements for arthritis and other problems such as post trauma, previous surgery, deformity, failed implants, both in the young and elderly patients. He has particular interest in the fractured acetabulum following previous hip replacement surgery. He also provides a trauma service concentrating mainly on the lower limb with some general upper limb trauma. He has an interest in periprosthetic fractures around hip and knee replacements. He routinely does knee arthroscopic surgery for problems like meniscal tears and other knee problems.
Mr Shah has lectured on several national and international platforms and teaches as faculty on various courses, particularly travelling to India to conduct acetabular and pelvic fracture workshops annually. He has several publications, presentations and abstracts nationally and internationally in well recognised journals, including review articles and book chapters. His research interests include outcomes after acetabular fractures.
He enjoys playing badminton, travelling and spending time with his family and children.
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
Association of Pelvic Acetabular Surgeons of India (APASI)
Faculty on courses run by A0-ASIF (UK) Education
BOA-Zimmer Travelling fellowship 2005
Young Ambassador of the British Orthopaedic association 2004
Walter Mercer medal for FRCS (orth) exam 2003
Edward Burton Memorial Prize FRCS (orth) 2003
The John Charnley prize 2002