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Mr Vinod Shah is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon working at East Lancashire Hospital and BMI The Beardwood Hospital, Blackburn.

His specialist interest is surgery of the lower limb and he performs hip and knee joint replacement surgery. He also has a keen interest in sports injuries to the knee, performing arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery. He also performs minimally invasive hip and knee replacements and patellofemoral joint replacement.

Mr Shah graduated from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad-Gujarat, India in 1987. After completing a post graduate course in trauma and orthopaedics, he came to the UK to specialise in lower limb joint replacement surgery.

He completed his specialist training in the south west and north west of England and became an Intercollegiate Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2000 and was awarded the certificate of completion of specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics. He is actively involved in the training of junior surgeons within the NHS and was appointed at East Lancashire Hospital in March 2000.

Professional Memberships

  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Orthapaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Hip resurfacing
  • Minimally invasive surgery (MIS)
  • Lower Limb arthroplasty
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy, trauma
  • General orthopaedics
  • Sports injury

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