Mr Yousaf Shah


MBBS, Dip SICOT, FRCS (Tr & Orth), MSc. (Orth Eng)

GMC number: 6044193

Practising since: 1997


Orthopaedic surgery

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Yousaf Shah is a result oriented spinal surgeon with global professional medical experience, including work in UK, Middle East and Asia. He is a firm believer of good patient-doctor relationship and his ethos is that patients’ full understanding of the disease process and plan of management is vital for their wellbeing 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 for preparation of the FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedic Examination.

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.

Special interests

  • Degenerative lumbar and cervical spinal conditions/ radiculopathy
  • Spinal trauma/ tumours /infection
  • Myelopathy
  • Sacro-illiac joint arthropathy
  • Coccydynia

Other interests

  • 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

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Yousaf Shah at Nuffield Health

  • Vertebroplasty
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Yousaf Shah works with

Related experience


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

Other posts held

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

Insurers Mr Yousaf Shah works with

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

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Allianz
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Yousaf Shah does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Yousaf Shah does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Yousaf Shah does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.