Dr Vinit Shah

MBBS; M.D; MRCP(Paediatrics); FIN (Australia); FAM (Singapore); FRCPCH (UK)

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Dr Vinit Shah is a Consultant Paediatrician, based at One Ashford Hospital in Kent. He provides specialist diagnosis and treatments in the fields of  tongue tie division in babies, paediatric cardiology (heart problems), breast feeding related problems and general paediatrics.

Clinical Interests

  • Breast feeding
  • Tongue Tie Division to support breast feeding babies and mothers
  • Paediatric cardiology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Neonatology

Year Qualified

1995

NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Vinit Shah

MBBS; M.D; MRCP(Paediatrics); FIN (Australia); FAM (Singapore); FRCPCH (UK)

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Professional Profile

Dr Shah is a Consultant General Paediatrician and Neonatologist at East Kent hospitals NHS Trust, and an honorary Paediatric Cardiologist at Evelina Children’s Hospital, London.  His expertise lies in all general problems in children aged 0 – 16 years, with a specialist interest in Cardiology and Neonatology, along with tongue tie division in babies, breast feeding related problems, newborn babies and general paediatrics.

 

Dr Shah graduated in 1983 from India and obtained his postgraduate training in Paediatrics in India, Australia, the UK and Singapore. He was appointed as a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist in East Kent in 1995, and as an Honorary Paediatric Cardiologist at Guy’s hospital, London in 1999 (now Evelina Children’s  Hospital). He is now the lead Paediatrician at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent.

 

His is an accredited instructor for European Paediatric Life Support (EPLS) and New born Life Support (NLS) courses run by the Resuscitation Council of the UK. He regularly teaches on resuscitation courses in the UK and abroad. His is the senior examiner for the postgraduate exams (DCH and MRCPCH) conducted by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH), and Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Children and Young People

Dr Shah sees patients under the age of 16 for consultations.

Personal Profile

In his spare time which is not a lot, Mr Shah plays cricket, practices yoga, and travels around the world to teach paediatric courses and work in camps in remote parts of the world to help children.

Dr Vinit Shah

MBBS; M.D; MRCP(Paediatrics); FIN (Australia); FAM (Singapore); FRCPCH (UK)

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Memberships & Associations

  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics
  • British Medical Association
  • Trustee of Impact Foundation (UK)

Charity Work

Dr Shah regularly does charity work  around the world to promote children’s health. His primary focus in charity work is to prevent disabilities in children. He has participated in camps for children in remote parts of the Himalayas and other parts of India. He believes that prevention is always better than cure. There are so many unnecessary disabilities in children worldwide which are easily preventable by  health education of mothers, vaccinating children and promoting breast feeding.

 

He is also a trustee of charitable organisations based in the UK whose mission is to prevent disabilities in children.

Dr Vinit Shah

MBBS; M.D; MRCP(Paediatrics); FIN (Australia); FAM (Singapore); FRCPCH (UK)

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Research Interests

Dr Shah is involved in multi-centre trials in Neonatology in which his department at William Harvey Hospital is participating.

Dr Vinit Shah

MBBS; M.D; MRCP(Paediatrics); FIN (Australia); FAM (Singapore); FRCPCH (UK)

Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist

 

 

Dr Vinit Shah, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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