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Dr Benoy Shah

Consultant Cardiologist
BSc MBBS MD(Res) MRCP FESC

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Benoy Shah at Spire include:

Cardiology

Other treatments

  • Transoesophageal Echocardiography
  • Carotid Ultrasound

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant cardiologist since 2015 with sub-specialist interest and expertise in ultrasound tests of the heart (echocardiography) and valvular heart disease. These clinical interests have led to work for national and international societies for developing clinical standards, accreditation schemes and promoting high-quality education for all healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiology.

I specialise in all forms of echocardiographic testing, including stress, transoesophageal, 3D and contrast echocardiography. I also have sub-specialist expertise in all forms of heart valve disease, including seeing patients with previous heart valve repair or replacement surgery.

To date I have performed over 2,500 stress echocardiograms, over 1,000 transoesophageal echocardiograms and over 5,000 transthoracic echocardiograms across both my NHS and private practice.

In addition to my clinical work, I am proud to undertake work for national cardiovascular societies to improve education of healthcare professionals and thus aim to improve patient care. I am a member of the Education Committee for the British Society of Echocardiography and have also been heavily involved in the establishment of the accreditation scheme in Stress Echocardiography from the BSE. I have served on the Council of the British Heart Valve Society since 2012 and am currently the Chair of the Program Committee.

I am the Clinical Lead for the recently established Wessex Heart Valve Clinic at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Clinical Interests

Coronary artery disease
Echocardiography
Hypertension
Hypertension

Heart Valve Disease

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Imperial College School of Medicine / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to doctors upon qualification from medical school


Professional memberships

BHVS - British Heart Valve Society
BCS - British Cardiovascular Society
BSE - British Society of Echocardiography
EACVI - European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging
FESC - Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
MRCP - Member of the Royal College of Physicians (London)


Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for the Wessex Heart Valve Clinic in Southampton General Hospital
Chair of the Program Committee for the British Heart Valve Society
Member of the Education Committee & Stress Echocardiography Accreditation Committee for the British Society of Echocardiogtraphy

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

Away from work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and three young boys. I enjoy cricket, golf, running and travel reading.

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Private contact details

Website www.cardiology.co.uk/dr-benoy-shah.html
Private secretary Carol Orpen
Private secretary telephone 023 8076 4333
Private secretary email carol@cardiology.co.uk