Dr Shah is a Consultant Rheumatologist specialising in all rheumatic diseases including Osteoporosis, Connective tissue disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, back pain and chronic pain syndromes including Fibromyalgia. She graduated from Nottingham University in 1999 and then trained at the North West Deanery. She was appointed at Trafford in 2009 and is on the GMC specialist register. She is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2012. She is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medicine at Trafford, and Associate Foundation Programme Director in Manchester University Foundation Trust (MUFT). She also has a private practice at HCA The Wilmslow Hospital.
Dr Shah is a highly experienced rheumatologist and is part of a nationally recognised, award winning rheumatology service that provides a high quality, protocol driven offering that provides clinical excellence. Her success is through ensuring patients receive rapid diagnosis, close follow up and have access to appropriate allied health professionals and the most effective up-to-date treatments. She has established a one-stop inflammatory arthritis diagnostics service and provides ultrasound assessment.
Dr Shah has a major interest in medical education and has several publications in peer review journals. In her role of Education sub-committee member of the British Society for Rheumatology, she has been instrumental in organising national conferences. She enjoys teaching and promoting rheumatology to undergraduates, doctors in training and in primary care.
- Qualifications: FRCP, BMBS, B-Med-Sci, Msc-Rheumatology, PGCME
Specialty and expertise
- Speciality: Rheumatology, Arthritis, Osteoporosis
- Sub Specialities: All types of arthritis including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Spondyloarthropathy, Gout and Osteoarthritis, Connective tissues disease, Systemic Sclerosis, Myositis, Systemic inflammatory conditions, Systemic Vasculitis, Metabolic bone disorders including Osteoporosis, General pain syndromes including Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue/Back pain and soft tissue conditions including bursitis/tendonitis