Rakeshkumar Shah

Dr. Rakeshkumar Shah HOD - Clinical Pathology Specialist - Clinical Pathologist

Years of Experience : 18

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English , Arabic



Dr. Rakeshkumar Shah is a Senior Clinical Pathologist with experience in establishing and managing clinical laboratories of international standards. He worked as a Medical Science Teacher and mentored many undergraduate pathologists to successful qualifications. He worked for Apollo Hospitals as a Clinical Pathologist and made outstanding contributions to comprehensive blood cancer-related clinical pathology. He was also instrumental in implementing this hospital’s advanced hematology testing facility. The milestones in Dr. Shah’s career include a stint at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, after which he relocated to the UAE to join VPS Healthcare. As a Consultant/Specialist in Clinical Pathology, Dr. Shah has been with Burjeel Holdings for the past eight years. Under his watch, the group ensures the all-around efficiency and quality of services at the pathology labs and departments across the Burjeel Hospital network. The major contributions of Dr. Shah at Burjeel include upgrading pathology services, consolidated laboratory automation, algorithm-based testing and diagnosis, evidence-based guidance for lab tests, and the accreditations received from international standards organizations, to mention a few. Outside of working hours, Dr. Rakeshkumar has been actively participating in the continuation of medical education, has attended several conferences, met as a speaker and panel discussion expert, and has also chaired discussions at these workshops. Dr. Shah is a recipient of the ‘Unsung Hero Award’ from Burjeel Holdings.

Education & Training

  • MBBS
  • MD