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Yousaf Shah is a result-orientated spinal surgeon with global professional medical experience, including work in UK, Asia and the Middle East. He graduated in 1997 and after completing his orthopaedic training in UK, he gained further experience as a spine fellow in Reading and Oxford.
He completed his MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering from Cardiff University in 2008 and was also awarded Diploma SICOT (Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie) in 2008. He has made various presentations both nationally and internationally and is currently a faculty member of an internationally renowned course for preparation of the FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedic Examination.
He is a firm believer in good patient-doctor relationship and his ethos is that patients' full understanding of the disease process and plan of management is vital for their well-being and a good clinical outcome. Besides English, he can communicate in Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi languages. He is happily married and has three lovely children who are an immense source of inspiration. His interests include playing table tennis, painting, sketching and composing music.
Areas of interest
Degenerative lumbar and cervical spinal conditions; Radiculopathy; Spinal trauma; Spinal tumours; Spinal infection; Myelopathy; Sacro-illiac joint arthropathy; Coccydynia
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Spine Surgeon
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cauda Equina Syndrome
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2012
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering Cardiff University 2008
- Dip SICOT SICOT Europe 2008
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2012
- MBBS Punjab University Pakistan 1997
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist Registration, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Spine Surgeons
North American Spine Society
British Orthopaedic Association
British Trauma Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.