Profile Summary

Qualifications: MS Orthopedics, Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics ( IND, USA, UK) 

Years of experience: 8 years

Areas of expertise :

  • Young & Adolescent hip preservation 
  • Paediatric Hip Arthroscopy 
  • Limb reconstruction and deformity correction 
  • Pediatric trauma 
  • Clubfoot

Introduction:

Dr Avi Shah is a well-trained, patient-centric, and highly skilled pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. With his years of experience, Dr Shah brings positivity along with his surgical skills and competence to delivering care to his patients. He is thorough, meticulous and has a compassionate approach. He completed his UG from KIMS, Bangalore and PG from SDUMC, Kolar with a gold medal in orthopaedics. He learnt the art and science of paediatric orthopaedics from BJ Wadia Children’s Hospital Mumbai and went on for further professional training with Fellowships in Paediatric sports from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital USA. He has trained in Child and Adolescent Hip Preservation and Arthroscopy along with complex Limb Reconstruction from Sheffield Children's Hospital (UK). He is an active member of multiple orthopaedic societies including the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India, the Bombay Orthopaedic Society, and SICOT. He has a keen interest in teaching and research and has many national and international presentations and publications in his field. 

Awards & Publications : 

Awards & Publications :

  • Awarded the prestigious POSI Kaye E Wilkins traveling fellowship, in 2017 
  • Awarded the prestigious scholarship for IPOS, Orlando 2017, and was the winner of the Top Gun skills challenge. 
  • Awarded a Gold medal for standing first in the university MS examination 
  • Shah AP. Manohar PV. “Study of the surgical management of fracture distal one-third femur by retrograde intramedullary nailing” Ejpbs Nov’15. Vol 2 
  • Mehta R, Shah A. Embryology, path-anatomy, clinical features, syndromes with clinical relevance in radial club hand. ijpo vol 3 (radial club hand edition) 
  • A textbook chapter on femoral neck fractures in pediatric age group. Elsevier publications 
  • Aroojis A, Patel M, Shah A, Sarathy K, Vaidya S, Mehta R. Distal Femoral 
  • Extension Osteotomy with 90° Pediatric Condylar Locking Compression Plate and Patellar Tendon Advancement for the Correction of Crouch Gait in Cerebral Palsy. 
  • Indian J Orthop. 2019 Jan-Feb;53(1):45-52. doi: 10.4103/ortho.IJOrtho_410_17. 
  • PMID: 30905981; PMCID: PMC6394194. 
  • Pinto D, Dhawale A, Shah I, Rokade S, Shah A, Chaudhary K, Aroojis A, Mehta R, Nene A. Tuberculosis of the spine in children–Does drug resistance affect surgical outcomes? The Spine Journal. 2021 Jun 8. 
  • Shah A, Mehta R, Aroojis A. The Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment in walking-age children: is it effective? A study of 56 children from 1 to 10 years of age. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2019 Mar;28(2):159-166. doi:10.1097/BPB.0000000000000562. PMID: 30312250. 
  • Shah AP, Vaidya S, Phadke S, Agashe M. Congenital Aplasia of the Patella and the Distal Third of the Quadriceps Mechanism: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 
  • 2018 Oct-Dec;8(4): e79. doe: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.18.00029. PMID: 30303847. 
  • Agashe M, Shah A, Parikh SN. A Rare Presentation and Management of Forearm 
  • Deformity in a Patient with Hereditary Multiple Exostoses: A Case Report. JBJS 
  • Case Connect. 2018 Jul-Sep;8(3): e53. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.17.00295. PMID: 30045076. 
  • Motwani G, Dhawale A, Shah A, Nene A. Cervical myelopathy in a child with 
  • Sprengel shoulder and Klippel-Feil syndrome. Spine Deform. 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1007/s43390-020-00178-2. PMID: 32749619. 
  • Shah A, Aroojis A, Mehta R. The Ponseti method of treatment for neuromuscular and syndromic (non-idiopathic) clubfeet: evaluation of a program-based approach at a mean follow-up of 5.8 years. Int Orthop. 2020 Jul 10. doi: 10.1007/s00264-020-04677-9. PMID: 32651710. 
  • Shah A, Parikh SN. Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction with Growth 
  • Modulation in Children with Patellar Instability and Genu Valgum. Arthrosc Tech. 
  • 2020 Mar 31;9(4): e565-e574. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2019.12.008. PMID: 32368480; PMCID: PMC7189796. 
  • Shah A, Agashe M. Growth Modulation for Angular Deformities around the Knee:  
  • Literature Review. BOS JCOrth Vol 1 | Issue 1 | July – Dec 2016 | Page 52-55  
  • Shah A, Shaeef AH, Manohar PV. Multiple Drill Holes Technique for Chronic Ischemic Limb.  
  • Bombay Hospital Journal. 2015;57(2):232. 
  • Chaudhary K, Dhawale A, Shah A, Nene A. The technique of using three-dimensional and multiplanar reformatted computed tomography for preoperative planning in pediatric craniovertebral anomalies. North American Spine Society Journal (NASSJ). 2021 Jul 14:100073. 
  • ABCD of Lateral Condyle Humerus Fracture in Children: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Classification, and Diagnosis. Taral V Nagda, Avi Shah, Dhwanil Tada DOI-10.13107/ijpo. 2021.v07i02.110 
  • Complications of Lateral Humeral Condyle Fractures in Children. Vikas Basa, Avi Shah, Shital N Parikh. DOI-10.13107/ijpo. 2021.v07i02.112

Memberships :

Memberships :

  • Pediatric Orthopedics Society of India 
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society 
  • SICOT 
  • ISAKOS 
  • IOA 
  • MOA 
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