Mr Sanjay Shah
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
QualificationsBsc. MBBS MRCP FRCS FRCOphth DO
Main NHS base:
- Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
- British Medical Association
- General ophthalmology
- Cataract surgery
- Laser treatment and surgery
- Intravitreal injection treatment for age-related macular degeneration
- Ophthalmology in children
Training and Background
Mr Sanjay Shah is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at The London Clinic, having previously been a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. He has special interests in cataract surgery and glaucoma.
He graduated from St. George’s Hospital Medical School (London University) during which he also obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Biomedical Sciences. He then obtained his specialist ophthalmic training in the London Teaching Hospitals (St. Thomas’ Hospital, St. Georges Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital).
During his training he also undertook a research fellowship at St. Thomas’ Hospital where he conducted research into cataract surgery and ocular inflammation and was awarded the Southern Ophthalmological Society Prize Medal for this work. He then undertook further sub-specialist training as a Glaucoma Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was also awarded a King’s Fund Scholarship for a fellowship to visit ophthalmic centres in the USA (Universities of San Francisco and Los Angeles) to gain further sub-specialist experience.
He was initially appointed as a Consultant at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Royal London Hospital in 1997 where he became Lead Clinician in Ophthalmology for both Audit and Research and Development. He then moved to a Consultant post at Epsom and St. Helier NHS Trust where he subsequently became Ophthalmology College Tutor, an Educational Supervisor, and Lead Clinician for Ophthalmology.
He has previously been a member of the London Deanery Ophthalmology Specialist Training Committee and a Council Member of the Royal Society of Medicine Ophthalmology Section. He was a Council Member of the British Medical Association Ophthalmic Group Committee and is also a member of the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress.