Sunil Shah MBBS, FRC (Ophth), FRCS (Ed), FBCLA

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Professor Sunil Shah is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre at City Hospital and an Honorary Consultant at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Professional Societies

AAO American Academy of Ophthalmology
ARVO Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
ESCRS European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
ASCRS American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
BSRS British Society for Refractive Surgery
UKISCRS United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
EuCornea European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists
BCLA British Contact Lens Association
BMA British Medical Association
MDDUS Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

Full Biography

Professor Shah qualified from the University of London – St. Georges Hospital Medical School in 1987.

September 1992 saw him gain his Fellowship of Royal College of Ophthalmologists (F.R.C.Ophth.) and in October the same year, he became a Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (F.R.C.S.(Ed)).

He is an honorary/visiting professor in 3 separate universities in Birmingham, Belfast and Kuala Lumpur.

Professor Sunil Shah specialises in complex corneal and refractive surgery.

He has independently developed the laser eye surgery technique now called LASEK and was the first person to use it in Britain and continues to pioneer this technique.

He is an Examiner for The Fellowship of the British Contact Lens Association and also for the Refractive Assessment of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Ophthalmology services

Professor Sunil Shah consults on all aspects of general Ophthalmology in both adults and children and also has special interests in:

  • Cataracts
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Clear Lens extractions for high glasses prescriptions
  • Phakic intraocular lenses
  • Cornea and corneal transplants
  • Contact lens related problems

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