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Mr Rajesh Shah

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon


Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Rajesh Shah is a Consultant Thoracic Surgeon based at University Hospital South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Shah is specialty lead in thoracic surgery at UHSM and he trained in Bombay, following on to the UK where he underwent post graduate training in cardiothoracic surgery in Birmingham, Edinburgh and Yorkshire. In 2003 he was appointed as a consultant thoracic surgeon at UHSM and more recently has been the clinical lead for thoracic surgery.

Mr Shah is the programme director & chair of the North West Cardiothoracic Training Committee and he is an examiner of MRCS / FRCS (C/Th). Mr Shah is also the trustee of the SCTS executive committee and part of the faulty standard setting committee intercollegiate board. Mr Shah is also an elected representative and the education secretary for the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of GB and Ireland.

Clinical Interests

  • Lung cancer
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Chest wall deformities
  • Airway interventions
  • Lung transplantation

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Society for Cardiothoracic surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland ( SCTS )
  • European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons