Rizwan Shah

Dr. Rizwan Shah Specialist Neuro Spine Surgeon

Years of Experience : 15

Nationality : Pakistan

Languages Known : English , Urdu , Pashto , Hindi

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Dr. Rizwan Shah earned his medical degree from Abbottabad’s Ayub Medical College (AMC) in 2005. He then finished his Neurosurgery Residency in 2013 and graduated from CPSP with an FCPS Neurosurgery degree (College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan). Additionally, in 2018, he earned an FRCS (SN) in Neurosurgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. Additionally, he completed a one-year Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Pediatric Neurosurgery Departments at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital, University Hospital Bristol, and Weston in the United Kingdom. After completing a Fellowship in Neurosurgery in 2013, he worked in Abbottabad, Pakistan, as a Specialist Registrar in Neurosurgery till 2016. He then relocated to the United Arab Emirates, where he worked as a Specialist Registrar at first at Rashid Hospital in Dubai and then at Al Ain Hospital in Al Ain till 2020. Following that, he relocated to the United Kingdom and began working as a Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery. He has presented at national and international conferences on a variety of subjects. Additionally, he has peer-reviewed publications. His areas of expertise include, 

  • Degenerative Spine Diseases and Traumatic Spine Pathologies
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeries
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy Facet Joint Ablation
  • Selective Nerve Root Injections
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Chiari Malformations
  • Head Injury
  • Brain Tumors
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery

Research & Publications

  • Transnasal endosocpic repair of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea. Sajid Nazir Bhatti, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Rizwan Shah. Department of Neurosurgery, Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2011;23(2)
  • Outcome of intramedullary spinal cord tumours: experience with 18 patients operated at Ayub Teaching Hospital, Abbottabad. Sajid Nazir Bhatti, Shahbaz Ali Khan, Riaz A. Raja*, Rizwan Shah, Ahsan Aurangzeb, Abdul Aziz Khan, Nazir Alvi, Muhammad Tousif Pasha. Department of Neurosurgery, Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2010;22(3)
  • Outcome of surgical management in spinal meningioma: a study of 48 cases. Neem ul Haq, Rizwan Shah, Hayat Mohammad Khan. Gomal Journal of Medical Sciences January-March 2015, Vol. 13, No. 1


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