Mr Kalpesh Shah


FRCS Tr Orth Ed, MRCS Ed, M.S Orth

GMC number: 5196998

Practicing since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Shah is a fully qualified Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon at the Golden Jubilee Hospital in Glasgow since 2012. He also practices at the Nuffield Health hospital. He completed his orthopaedic training from the west of Scotland, and undertook one year of fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery from the prestigious St Paul’s hospital, Vancouver BC. He was also awarded the BOFAS travelling fellowship to work in U.S. He also travelled to Zurich to work with a leading foot and ankle specialist. He has a lot of experience in managing both simple and complex foot and ankle conditions, and routinely performs surgeries at a high volume. He has a special interest in bunion surgery, ankle ligament repair and ankle replacements. 

Mr Shah has taken a leading role in developing foot & ankle services at the Golden Jubilee Hospital, and is heavily involved in teaching/training other health professionals.

Special interests

Hallux valgus surgery, Ankle arthroscopy, Ankle arthritis, Ankle replacement

Personal interests

Badminton, Playing keyboard (music)

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Kalpesh Shah at Nuffield Health

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Flat foot correction

Locations Mr Kalpesh Shah works with

Related experience


Mr Shah has a very active interest in research. He has several publications in national/international journals, and is currently involved in two randomised controlled studies (2019)
Below is a list of some of his more recent publications:

Research projects approved by National Research Ethics Committee (NRES) U.K.


Foot swelling after elective forefoot surgery-comparison of foot volume using two different methods of tourniquet release.

    Level of involvement - Principal investigator
    Authorship - Main author
    Current status - under recruitment (2018 onwards-)

2. Comparison of hind foot alignment between Saltzman's view and modified long-leg prospective comparative observational study.
    Level of involvement - Principal investigator

    Authorship - Main author
    Current status - study completed 2017
    Presentation - Poster presentation at AOFAS & BOFAS 2017/18.

3. Reduction of blood loss after THR/TKR after using trenaxamic acid with/without Quixil-Prospective randomised double-blind controlled study approved by National Research Ethics Committee.

    Level of involvement - Involved in recruiting and writing-up as a paper.
    Authorship - contributing author
    Current status - study completed
    Publication - published 2011

4. Safety of use of a mixture of steroid, iohexol and local anaesthetic -High performance liquid chromoatography (HPLC) analysis. Experimental study approved National Research Ethics Committee.

 Level of involvement - Principal investigator (started the idea, applied for ethics committee approval, designed the study, supervised application of methodology, analysed data, presented and published the findings of the study).
 Authorship - First author
 Status - Completed
 Publication - published 2009.


  • BOFAS (British Foot & Ankle Society)
  • RCSEd (Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)
  • FASt (Foot & Ankle Society, Scotland)

Other post held

  • The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow

Insurers Mr Kalpesh Shah works with

Mr Kalpesh Shah works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA