Name and Position

Dr Syed Shah MBBS, MCPS, Dip. Derm, MRCP(UK)

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288254


Department page: Dermatology

Sub-speciality: Dermatology surgery, Dermatology of Transplant patients

Special clinical interests: Skin cancer, Dermatological surgery, skin lesions in patients with solid organ transplant and immunosuppression, Tropical dermatology, Genital skin lesions and Inflammatory dermatoses

Secretary: Stella Bandrowska

Research interests: Skin cancer, skin surgery, skin problems in Transplant patients, inflammatory dermatoses, eczema.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, Member of British Association of Dermatology, Member of the British Society of Dermatological Surgeons, Member of the American Society of Mohs Surgeons

GMC Number: 4679110

Professional profile: Dr SN Shah was trained in various Teaching Hospitals in Peshawar Pakistan and Dudley Group of Hospitals UK in general Medicine. He received a very diverse training in dermatology in three different countries, including Peshawar Pakistan, Bangkok Thailand and Norwich UK.

He has experience in tropical dermatology by virtue of doing a diploma in dermatology in Thailand and registrarship in Peshawar Pakistan where he also published his research work in tropical diseases. In UK he was involved in drug trials in inflammatory dermatoses.

He learnt and developed Skin surgery and oncology as a special interest over the years. He served as Skin Cancer MDT Lead for three years. The MDT during his time became instrumental in the management of skin cancer and developed into much of its current shape. He established the ever first Specialist Dermatology Clinic for the Recipients of the Solid Organ Transplant in the region of East Anglia. It is delivering valuable services to this group of high risk patients.

Dr Shah is currently Clinical Governance Lead for dermatology. He is also Clinical Supervisor of GPVTS trainees, Clinical Fellows, and Core Medical Trainees in dermatology. In close association with Primary care physicians he organizes Skin Club meetings for the GPs to enhance their skills in dermatology. He also teaches skin surgery as a Tutor on a surgical course for GPs.

Personal profile: Loves cricket. Enjoy reading especially Urdu literature of classical nature. Can say urdu poetry when in mood. Watch all movies of good taste espacially Sci Fi type. Very family man with wife and four children.