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Qualification & Experience:

  • Medical Qualification: MBBS, MRCS Edinburgh, DNB Paediatric Surgery  
  • Years of experience: post MBBS – 18 Years 
  • Post Paediatric Surgery - 7 


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 



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. 


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. 


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. 


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


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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