Mr Nimish Shah
Cataract surgery, medical retina, general ophthalmology
Mr Shah has been working in Ophthalmology since 1999. He did his post-graduate Ophthalmology training in India and was awarded Master of Surgery: Ophthalmology degree in 2002 by University of Rajasthan, India. He then worked in the private sector in India for a year until 2003. He undertook further Ophthalmology experience in the rom 2004 onwards,working in various eye units across NHS Trusts. Mr Shah developed a keen interest in small incision phaco-cataract surgery, medical retinal diseases, especially age related macular degeneration (ARMD), diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion. He also undertook fellow training in medical retina at Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust in 2008/09. He also has a special interest in retinal imaging techniques and EPR systems (Electronic Patient Records). Having worked as Locum Consultant Ophthalmologist at Rotherham General Hospital from May 2010, he then took his current substantive Consultant Ophthalmologist post at Great Western NHS Hospital, Swindon in April 2012 where he has since then. Key achievements have included active development of medical retina services particularly age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, teaching and training junior colleagues in cataract surgery, Medical Retinal disorders and Retinal laser procedure.
Research and Publications: Mr Shah has presented more than 20 papers and posters in various International and National conferences and meetings. He has also published numerous articles in various ophthalmology journals.