Mr Nimish Shah 06065331


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Great Western Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.


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  • Medical
  • Surgical

About me


• Mr. N Shah has been working in Ophthalmology since 1999. He did post-graduate Ophthalmology training in India and was awarded Master of Surgery: Ophthalmology degree in 2002 by the University of Rajasthan, India. He worked in the private sector in India for a year till 2003. He undertook further Ophthalmology experience in the UK from 2004 onwards working in various eye units across NHS Trusts.

• Mr. Shah developed a keen interest in Phaco-Cataract surgery, Medical Retinal diseases especially including Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), diabetic retinopathy and Retinal Vein Occlusion. He also undertook fellow training in Medical Retina at Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust in 2008/09.

• Mr. Shah worked as Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist at Rotherham General Hospital from May 2010 before joining his current substantive Consultant Ophthalmologist post at Great Western NHS Hospital, Swindon in April 2012 and has been working since then.

• Mr. Shah has interest and expertise in Small incision (phacoemulsification) cataract surgery, General Ophthalmology, Medical Retina (Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-related macular degeneration, Retinal vein occlusion, etc), Retinal Laser procedures, Retinal vascular disorders, and Intravitreal therapies

Key achievements:

• Mr. Shah has been actively involved in the development of Medical Retina services particularly age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

• Mr. Shah had presented more than 20 paper/posters in various International and National conferences/meetings

• Mr. Shah also has a special interest in Retinal imaging techniques and EPR system (Electronic patient records). Mr. Shah is actively also involved in teaching and training junior colleagues about Cataract surgery, Medical Retinal disorders and Retinal laser procedure.

• Mr. Shah is Clinical Lead for Swindon, Bath and Salisbury National Diabetic Eye Screening Services (DESP).

• Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow
• Member of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
• Member of Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London
• Member of Medical Defence Union (MDU)

Areas of interest

Small incision (phacoemulsification) cataract surgery; Premium Intraocular Lenses (Multifocal IOL, Toric IOL); General Ophthalmology; Medical Retina (Diabetic Retinopathy, Age related macular degeneration, Retinal vein occlusion etc); Retinal vascular disorders; Intravitreal therapies

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