Mr Yousaf Shah

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

  • Specialities Spinal Surgery, Spinal and Neck Surgery, Spinal Disorders, Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 01242 300303
  • Year of first qualification 1997
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi

  • GMC Number 6044193
  • Website
  • Fax 01242 246501


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.


Current posts

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


  • 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

Member of

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


Mr Yousaf Shah works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • 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.