Dr Shah completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Sydney. He undertook specialist ophthalmology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He obtained his Fellowship in Glaucoma at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London which runs the busiest tertiary glaucoma clinics in the world.
He has been a VMO at St Vincent’s Hospital and Bankstown Hospital for the past 15 years where he has a glaucoma clinic and surgical list at both hospitals. He is actively involved in Sydney Eye Hospital registrar teaching at these institutions.
Dr Shah regularly lectures and teaches to GP’s, optometrists, medical students and registrars. He is a past co-editor of the Glaucoma chapter in “Clinical Evidence”, a BMJ publication.
Dr Shah has a keen interest in Glaucoma surgery and the role of Cataract surgery in glaucoma. He also has interests in Angle Closure Glaucoma, Laser Treatments for Glaucoma and MIGS Treatments for Glaucoma. He is an active member of the Australian and New Zealand Glaucoma Interest Group ( ANZGIG ).
Dr Shah operates privately at the Epping Surgery Centre where he is a board member and on the medical advisory committee. He has public operating rights at St Vincent’s and Bankstown Hospitals.
Besides ophthalmology he enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family and travelling. He is a keen golfer and is trying hard to maintain his single figure golf handicap!