Consultant Profile

Professor Peter Shah

Professor Peter Shah BSc(Hons), MB ChB, FRCOphth
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Glaucoma treatment
Special clinical interests:
Glaucoma: medical, laser & surgery
Research interests:
Epidemiology, medical & surgical treatment of glaucoma
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
British Eye Research Study Group
Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7171
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Professor Shah is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon based at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre and Good Hope Hospital. His sub-specialist areas of interest are glaucoma and small incision cataract surgery. He was senior registrar, then glaucoma fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

He leads an active research programme looking at the causes, management and impact of glaucoma in Birmingham. Professor Shah has also written three ophthalmology textbooks, 'Eye disease in clinical practice - a concise colour atlas' and 'Key topics in ophthalmology' and 'The ABC of eyes' (4th edition).
Personal profile:
Professor Shah was born and educated in Birmingham and is an "Old Edwardian". His interests include squash, tennis, classical music, walking and mountainering. He is married to a dermatologist and has three children.

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Professor Peter Shah

Professor Peter Shah Ophthalmology Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

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