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Mr Nikhil Shah

Nikhil Shah: Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Cheshire
Mr Nikhil Shah
Job title
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Clinical Director Trauma
Primary specialtyOrthopaedic Surgery
Year qualified
  • FRCS (TR&Orth)
  • FRCS (Glasg)
  • MCh (orth)
  • MS DNB         
Professional memberships
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Trauma Society
Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)19 May 1999
Consultantcare Ltd
PO Box 75
Greater Manchester
M16 8RN
Sec: 0161 232 2426 (Wed, Thurs, Fri only)
0161 232 2441
Professional profile

Mr Shah provides the regional tertiary pelvic- acetabular traumaservice with a special interest in hip and knee joint replacements, long bone and joint articular fractures, and knee arthroscopy. My workload consists of specialised and general trauma of lower and upper limb, periprosthetic fractures around joint replacements, and soft tissue injuries arising from accidents, falls and other mechanisms. 

Orthopaedic training: North West Orthopaedic Training programme

Fellowships: Wrightington hospital, O&A Institute, Toronto, Canada.


BOA- Zimmer Travelling fellowship – 2005

Young Ambassador of the British Orthopaedic association – 2004

Walter Mercer medal for FRCS (orth) exam – 2003

Edward Burton MemorialPrize FRCS (orth) – 2003

The John Charnley prize - 2002

Areas of expertise


  • Primary hip replacement in young adults and elderly
  • Complex primary hip replacement
  • Primary and complex primary knee replacement
  • Young adult with hip and knee arthritis
  • Post trauma hip replacement/reconstruction after hip/acetabular fracture
  • Complex acetabular reconstruction - pelvic discontinuity
  • Hip replacement after femoral deformity, Perthes, SUFE, dysplasia
  • Knee arthroscopy, meniscal tears
  • Regional Tertiary North West Pelvic Acetabular Fracture Service
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Periprosthetic fractures of the acetabulum
  • Periprosthetic fractures around hip knee replacements
  • General orthopaedic trauma and fractures, soft tissue injuries
  • Long bone and peri-articular fractures
Medico-legal experience


Mr Shah’s special area of practice is pelvic and acetabular fractures. He provides personal injury and clinical negligence medical reports for solicitors, insurance companies & reporting agencies on injuries arising from RTA, trips, slips, falls, major trauma, upper & lower limb and pelvic fractures (wrist, hip, tibia, ankle,etc), soft tissue neck/ back injuries (whiplash), soft tissue & ligament injuries of knee, ankle & periprosthetic fractures.

Claimant / defendant/ single joint expert 40:40:10 approximately.

Key publications


“The evidence of hip resurfacing”. Nikhil Shah, Martyn Porter. “Evidence based orthopaedics” TFM publication 2006.

Kumar, N.A. Shah et al. Operative management of acetabular fractures-A review of 73 fractures. Injury,Vol 36, Issue 5, May 2005, 605-612.

Review Article- Nikhil Shah, Martyn Porter. The Evolution of Cemented Stems. in “Orthopaedics”. Aug 2005, Vol 28, No. 8, SUPP, p 1 to 7. 

Court experience
Single attendance to date in 5 years.
Time frame for delivery of reports
Within twenty working days
Fees (Please provide details of your fee structure - optional)

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