Dr Pallav Lalji Shah, Consultant General Physician

Dr Pallav Lalji Shah

Consultant General Physician

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Dr Pallav Lalji Shah

Consultant General Physician

Dr Pallav Lalji Shah

Consultant General Physician

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  • byDr Tara Elisabeth Stewart, GP

    A very good consultant especially with complex patients

  • byDr Rhiannon Mary Will, GP

    Seems very thorough

  • byMr James Smellie, General Surgeon

    Recommended consultant general physician

  • byDr Tara Elisabeth Stewart, GP

    A very good consultant especially with complex patients

  • byDr Rhiannon Mary Will, GP

    Seems very thorough

  • byMr James Smellie, General Surgeon

    Recommended consultant general physician

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    About Dr Pallav Lalji Shah

    GMC number: 3321818

    Year qualified: 1989

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Professor Pallav Shah: Leading Respiratory Medicine Specialist

    Professor Pallav Shah is a distinguished consultant physician specialising in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He has been serving both NHS and private patients at this prestigious institution for nearly 20 years. Professor Shah's medical journey began at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, now part of King’s College London, where he qualified in 1989. He completed his specialist training at the Royal Brompton Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital (part of Imperial College Healthcare), and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

    Areas of Expertise and Roles

    Professor Shah is renowned for his expertise in interventional bronchoscopy and has pioneered several innovative procedures for treating lung diseases. His areas of expertise include:

    - Bronchial Thermoplasty: A treatment for asthma.
    - Lung Volume Reduction: Utilising endobronchial valves, umbrella-like devices, coils, and stents to treat severe emphysema.
    - COPD and Chronic Bronchitis Treatments: Including vapour therapy, targeted nerve ablation, and the RejuvenAir® procedure, which uses liquid nitrogen to freeze and regenerate the airway epithelium.

    In the realm of lung cancer treatment, Professor Shah offers a range of advanced procedures such as:

    - Diathermy and Cryotherapy: Using heat and low temperatures respectively.
    - CyberKnife® Treatment: Inserting gold markers to enable precise robotic radiation delivery.
    - Endobronchial Ultrasound: For lung cancer diagnosis and staging, a technique he helped develop.

    Conditions Treated

    Professor Shah is experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide array of respiratory conditions, including:

    - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    - Chronic Bronchitis
    - Emphysema
    - Asthma
    - Lung Cancer

    Professional Contributions and Interests

    Dedicated to improving patient care standards, Professor Shah serves on several national and global guideline groups. He is a specialist adviser to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and a member of the Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Renal, Respiratory, and Allergy Expert Advisory Group for the Commission on Human Medicines. This group advises ministers on the safety, efficacy, and quality of medicinal products.

    Professor Pallav Shah's commitment to respiratory medicine and his innovative approach to treatment make him a leading figure in his field. His contributions continue to shape the future of respiratory care, benefiting countless patients.

    Areas of expertise

    • Lung cancer
    • Severe COPD
    • Asthma
    • Interventional bronchoscopy