Mr Numan Shah

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


I qualified in 2004 from The University of Manchester, and I am currently a Consultant Trauma Orthopaedic Surgeon at Salford Royal NHS foundation Trust. I have completed the prestigious Charnley Fellowship from the specialist Wrightington Hospital, with a further fellowship in revision arthroplasty and pelvic surgery. I also sub-specialise in Lower limb arthroplasty, revision, trauma and infected arthroplasty with over 10 years of experience.

Areas of interest include: Total hip replacement, total knee replacements, partial knee replacements, unicompartmental knee replacements, revision total hip replacements, revision total knee replacements, knee arthroscopy, PRP/ Ostenil injection therapies, lower limb trauma, sports injuries, second opinions and advice for patients abroad.

To date I have performed over 1,300 hip replacements, 1,500 knee replacements and have carried out over 5,000 arthroscopic procedures on knees over a 10 year period in both my NHS and private practice.

I am a member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Medical Dental Defence Union of Scotland and The British Medical Association.

I have published and presented both nationally and internationally at Orthopaedic meetings and I am a mentor to medical students and junior doctors.


General Medical Council Number: C6098086

Treatment information

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

Orthopaedics - hip and knee

Sports and exercise medicine

Other treatments

  • Biological treatments for sports injuries (PRP)
  • Injections for trochanteric bursitis
  • Steroid injections to hip and knee for OA
  • Viscosupplementation injections (Ostenil)


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Additional information

Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic medicine
Orthopaedic surgery

MBChB / University of Manchester / 2004
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

PGA / University of Warwick / 2009
Postgraduate Award in Understanding research and Critical appraisal

PGA / University of Warwick / 2010
Postgraduate Award in Essentials of Clinical Education

Professional memberships

Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh

British Medical Association

Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

Professional leadership

Orthopaedic Research Lead at Salford Royal Hospital
Orthopaedic Research Lead at Salford Royal Hospital Orthopaedic Lead for 3D Surgical Planning and Innovation Centre
Clinical supervisor for Physician Associates
Treasurer for Orthopaedic Network (NGO)
Treasurer for Orthopaedic Network (NGO) Orthopaedic Clinical Lead for 18 week support

I enjoy spending my spare time with with my wife and my boisterous three boys! I enjoy playing cricket, going for walks and travels off the beaten track. I enjoy water sports and anything related to the sea.

Telephone 0161 527 3812
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