Miss Elizabeth Shah

Consultant Breast Surgeon

MSc, FRCS (Gen)

Specialises in

After training in general surgery, Miss Shah chose to specialise in the field of breast surgery and has worked in several major breast units around the country and has also completed a Fellowship Year in Breast Reconstructive Surgery. Since her appointment to her first consultant post, as a specialist in the management of breast disease, Miss Shah has been setting up a service of delivery of care to patients with breast disease, both benign and malignant.

Miss Shah works in a multi-disciplinary team with other specialists such as radiologists, oncologists and breast care nurses, and has referral links with the breast-screening unit at Brighton.

Miss Shah also undertakes breast reconstruction surgery for cancer patients.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Elizabeth Shah at Spire include:

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Breast care
Benign breast problems
Breast cancer

Breast surgery Breast reconstruction

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / University of Calcutta / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Association of Breast Surgery at British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO)

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Current NHS posts

Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Personal profile

Miss Shah enjoys leisurely pursuits such as reading, writing poetry and walking. She is also keen on skiing and gym workouts to keep fit. Miss Shah likes the theatre and also dabbles in watercolour painting.

Contact information

Private secretary Mandy
Private secretary telephone 01424 757414
Private secretary fax 01424 757453