Mr Shah is a Consultant Ophthalmic (Eye) Surgeon at the Jersey General Hospital, where he is also Lead Clinician for the department of ophthalmology and Chairman of the Laser Users Group. He was educated in Jersey and Winchester before winning a scholarship in 1999 to study medicine at Imperial College in London.
He has trained in several different aspects of eye disease and offers comprehensive diagnostic, monitoring and surgical services for a variety of eye conditions including cataract, dry eye syndrome, blepharitis, and glaucoma.
In addition Mr Shah underwent further sub-specialised training in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal disorders including macular degeneration, vitreous and retinal detachment, diabetic eye disease, floaters, retinal vein occlusion, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and vitreomacular traction.
Mr Shah is on the Specialist Register of the GMC as an Ophthalmologist. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the British & Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons and a member of the European Society of Retina Specialists and the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons.
He has authored several articles in the peer-reviewed medical literature and has presented research papers nationally and internationally. He was an examiner at Guy’s and St Thomas’ medical school in London in 2010 and 2013. In 2011 he was invited to write examination questions for the International Council of Ophthalmology, and he served as Honorary Secretary to the Association of Ophthalmologists from 2009- 2012. Since 2016 he has been an active member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Quality and Safety Group.