Dr. Kant Shah is a specialist surgeon for children with an experience of 13 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;44(2):337-42
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).
A prospective Study of Current Practive with Oesophageal Atresia in the United Kingdom A BAPS-CASS study. Shah K, Spark P, Draper L, Johnson P, Knight M, Burge D. BAPS Annual Meeting 2010 Aberdeen, Scotland
Under-detection of Spigelman stage IV polyposis in familial
adenomatous polyposis (FAP) syndrome by application of the St. Mark’s Criteria. Shah K, Darmalingam A, Denley H, Siriwardena AK. AHPBA 2006 Miami, USA.American Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (AHPBA) 2006 Annual Meeting
National – Oral & Posters
More than 25 papers presented at various meetings.
Paediatric Surgical Camps in Districts of Gadhchiroli Maharashtra and Bidada, Kutch