Mr Yousaf Shah

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
MBBS, Dip SICOT (Europe), FRCSI, MSc (Orthopaedic Engineering), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Yousaf Shah at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Degenerative spinal conditions causing neck, back & limb pain including stenosis
  • Spinal trauma including osteoporotic vertebral fractures
  • Spinal tumours and infection
  • Sciatica & radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Coccydynia

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Professional profile

Yousaf Shah is a result oriented spinal surgeon with global professional medical experience, including work in the UK, Middle East and Asia. He is a firm believer in the development of a good patient-doctor relationship and his ethos is that a patients’ full understanding of the disease process and plan of management, is vital for their well-being and good clinical outcome.

After completing his orthopaedic training in the UK, 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 also secured a masters degree in orthopaedic engineering from Cardiff University.

He has made various presentations both nationally and internationally and is currently a faculty member of an internationally renowned course preparing student Doctors for the FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedic Examination.

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Besides English, he can communicate in Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi languages. He loves composing music and playing table tennis, is happily married and has three children who are a source of immense motivation.

Clinical Interests

Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders
Orthopaedic medicine

- Microdiscectomy & spinal decompression surgery - Spinal fusion procedures - Cervical disc operations including disc replacement - Minimally invasive spine surgery - Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty - Nerve root blocks/ epidural injections/ radiofrequency ablation

Private contact details

Telephone 0118 955 3491
Private secretary Tania Sandham
Private secretary telephone 0118 952 1317
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of Punjab, Pakistan / 1997
BSc Medicine

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons, London / 2002
General surgery

Dip SICOT / Society of Orthopaedic Surgey & Traumatology, Brussels, Belgium / 2008
Diploma in Orthopaedic Surgey & Traumatology

MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering / Cardiff University / 2008
MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / Royal College of Surgeons, London, UK / 2012
Surgery - Trauma & Orthopaedics

Professional memberships

British Association of Spine Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
AO Spine
British Trauma Society
North American Spine Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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