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Medical Qualification: MBBS, MRCS Edinburgh, DNB Paediatric Surgery  

Designation: Consultant, Paediatric Surgery

Years of experience: 18+ years


Dr. Kant Shah is a specialist surgeon for children with an experience of 18+ years in the field of Paediatric Surgery. He has worked in the UK for 6 years in prestigious hospitals such as Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Children’s Hospital, Oxford (CHOX). After training in Paediatric Surgery, he underwent a fellowship in Paediatric Oncosurgery at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and then at Sir J. J. Group of hospitals, Mumbai for learning Advanced Paediatric Uro-surgery and Paediatric Laparoscopy. In 2018, he went to ORSI, Belgium, the largest training centre for Robotic Surgery and was certified as a Paediatric Robotic Surgeon. He is passionate in improving the care of children who need surgery by using a holistic approach to patient care. He believes that all the available advances in medical sciences must be used to improve the long-term outcomes of children with complex congenital anomalies 

Awards & Publications:

  • Case Series: 

Contemporary management and outcomes for infants born with oesophageal atresia. Burge DM, Shah K, Spark P, Shenker N, Pierce M, Kurinczuk JJ, Draper ES, Johnson PR, Knight M; British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Congenital Anomalies Surveillance System (BAPS-CASS). Br J Surg. 2013 Mar;100(4):515-21

  • Book Chapter:

Bone Tumours.Shah K, Lakhoo K Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for Africa. Eds. Global Help Organisation, Seattle, USA 2012 Also now second edition 2015

  • Case Series: 

Efficacy of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in managing childhood empyema: a large single-centre study. Bishay M, Short M, Shah K, Nagraj S, Arul S, Parikh D, Jawaheer G. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Feb

  • Chapter: 

The relevance of experimental models of Acute Pancreatitis. Malleo G, Shah KJ, Siriwardena AK. Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT) Yearbook 2006

  • Case Report: 

Duodenal Duplication Cyst with profound elevation of intracystic CA 19-9 and CEA levels: A rare but important differential in the diagnosis of Cystic Tumours of the Pancreas. Shah K, Malleo G, Low J, Makin A, Skordillis K, Makin A, Siriwardena AK. JOP. 2006 Mar 9;7(2):200-4 (Journal of Pancreas)



  • Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS)
  • Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India (PESI)
  • Clinical Robotic Surgeons Association (CRSA)
  • Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)
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