Jyoti Shah is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the West Midlands where she has a specialist interest in general urology, prostate cancer, innovative techniques and teaching. She has established a unique one-stop PSA clinic, undertakes prostate biopsies, performs a one-stop haematuria clinic as well as general urology clinics.
Ms Shah is a passionate campaigner for health & wellbeing within communities and on equality. Her pioneering campaign Inspire Health: Fighting Prostate Cancer screening has been going into the local communities to bring about awareness of prostate cancer. With the support of Burton Albion Football Club and Burton Albion Community Trust, the campaign has been doing prostate cancer screening at the Pirelli Stadium as well as diversifying further afield with the Freemasons and African Caribbean Community.
Ms Shah is currently the Commissioning Editor for The Annals and Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS). Previously she held the Associate Editor role. She was the Editor in Chief of Medical Woman (2015 -2017|) which is the magazine for the Medical Women’s Federation (MWF), the largest and most influential body of women doctors in the UK which aims to promote the personal and professional development of women in medicine and improve the health of women and their families in society. Her major accolade with the editorship was to produce a souvenir edition of Medical Woman that pulls together some of the brightest and respected female doctors in our profession.
Ms Shah reviews for 12 International journals and regularly writes peer-reviewed articles. Ms Shah has published extensively with 63 peer-reviewed publications in International journals, 9 Book chapters, and has authored four books. Her recent release ‘How to get your paper published’ co-edited with Pippa Smart was originally a series run by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) Annals publications. She is on the training faculty of the RCS.
Her current series with RCS is about leadership and how the NHS can benefit by learning from the best in other professions. Her work with the RCS and Medical Woman has allowed her to interview prominent individuals including Amanda Wakeley OBE, Fashion Designer; Sir Clive Woodward, Rugby Union Coach and World Cup Winner; Tess Gerritsen, international best-selling novelist and physician; Niall Dickson, CEO of General Medical Council; Admiral Sir Trevor Soar, former Commander in Chief of the Royal Navy and Vijaya Nath, a leadership specialist with the Leadership Foundation and formerly with the Kings Fund.
Having graduated from Charing Cross Hospital, she completed her postgraduate urological training in London before working as a Locum Urological Surgeon at Kingston Hospital and St. George’s Hospital. She was appointed a substantive consultant in 2008 at Burton Hospital.
Ms Shah has undertaken a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education and is a GMC accredited educational supervisor. She is an educational supervisor to an FY1 at Burton Hospital. She is a Postgraduate tutor for simulation and an examiner for final MBBS at Leicester Medical School. She is an assessor for the Royal College of Surgeons and travels around the country as college representative at urology consultant interviews.
Her honours include the Burton Hospital 2017 CEO’s PRIDE Award; Chairman’s Award at the 2015 Asian Women of Achievement Awards, 5 Clinical Excellence Awards, Burton Albion Community Award and the BJUI and BAUS Travelling Fellowship.
Consultant Urological Surgeon
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Burton upon Trent
- Commissioning Editor & Review Editor of Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons
- Editor in Chief. Medical Woman (2015 – 2017)
- External Assessor for Urology Advisory Appointments Committee
- Postgraduate Tutor for Simulation
- GMC accredited Medical Teacher
- Educational & clinical supervisor for junior doctors
- Reviewer for 12 International Medical Journals
- Examiner for finals, Leicester Medical School