Yousaf Shah is a results-orientated spinal surgeon with global professional medical experience, including work in UK, Asia and the Middle East. After completing his orthopaedic training, he received his sub-specialty spine fellowship in management of degenerative conditions in Reading and in complex spinal disorders in Oxford, including scoliosis and tumour. He has made various presentations both nationally and internationally and is currently a faculty member of an internationally renowned course for preparation of the FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedic Examination. He is a firm believer in good patient-doctor relationships and his ethos is that patients' full understanding of the disease process and plan of management is vital for their well-being and a good clinical outcome. Besides English, he can communicate in Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi languages.