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Mr Nirav Shah

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS MSc MRCS MS(Orth) MCh(Orth) FRCS (Tr & Orth) MD

Practises at: Goring Hall Hospital

Mr Nirav Shah Orthopaedics

Personal Profile

Mr Shah specialises in hip and knee replacement as well as revision (redo operation). He is also very experienced in hip and knee arthroplasty which involves making a small incision to diagnose persistent hip or knee pain. He uses advanced hip replacement techniques that minimise surgical incisions and spares muscle tissue.

These techniques allow quicker recovery following hip replacement. He also specialises in long lasting hip replacement techniques (cemented hip replacement). Mr Shah has exceptional outcome data on the National Joint Registry for both hip and knee replacement surgery.

He has a special interest in young patients with typical hip and knee disorders and at present he is the only surgeon who carries out keyhole surgery for hip joint in the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr. Shah completed his Higher Surgical Degree and training in orthopaedics in the UK in the South East Thames region. His undergraduate medical training was from NHL Medical School in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, where he completed an MS in Orthopaedic at Gujarat University in 1992. He qualified with several academic prizes and a distinction.

His further Higher education included an MSc in Orthopaedic at the Teesside University, MCh in Orthopaedic at Liverpool University and an MD in Orthopaedic Research from the University College of London, Stanmore.

Mr Shah then went on to complete an MRCS and FRCS in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the Intercollegiate Board of Examination in Edinburgh. His higher surgical training in Orthopaedics was in the South East Thames Region of London. This included leading hospitals Great Ormond Street Hospital and Guy’s and Thomas Hospital London.

His fellowship training in complex lower limb Trauma was at the Hannover Medical School Trauma Unit, Germany and his training on Revision Hip and Knee surgery was in the Worthing and Southlands Hospital as a Furlong Revision Hip Arthroplasty Fellow in West Sussex.

Mr Shah has released several publications in his peer review Orthopaedic Journals including JBJS (Br). Faculty member and lecturer for several national and international courses for the FRCS (Orth) Exam including the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Furlong Foundation. Examiner for the BSc students, MSc students and medical Students at the KGT medical school.

Mr Shah is a member of the Specialist Training Committee in London. He is a recognised trainer for the year 5 and 6 higher surgical trainee post for revision hip and knee surgery and reviewer for the JBJS (Br). He is also an examiner and faculty for FRCS(Orth) Examination at the Intercollegiate Examination Board in the UK.

Clinical Interests

  • Lower limb reconstruction
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee surgeries
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy and soft tissue surgeries
  • Hip and knee sports injury surgeries