After graduating from Imperial College School of Medicine, Mr Shah undertook 2 years of Foundation doctor training in general medicine, general surgery, emergency medicine, ophthalmology and ENT surgery. Following this, he won a place on the London Deanery’s highly competitive ophthalmology training scheme. For the subsequent 6 years he underwent higher surgical training in all of the ophthalmic subspecialties, including cataract surgery, glaucoma, corneal disease, medical and surgical retina, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis and paediatric ophthalmology.

In 2013, Mr Shah secured a retinal fellowship at the prestigious Sussex Eye Hospital in Brighton, where for one year he underwent intensive training in vitreoretinal surgery, management of medical retinal conditions, and the interpretation of retinal diagnostics including fundus autofluorescence (FAF), fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA), and optical coherence tomography (OCT). Mr Shah was appointed as a substantive consultant ophthalmic surgeon at the Jersey General Hospital starting in September 2014.