Dr.Sanjay Shah DNB Trauma Surgeon,

First Qualified Trauma Surgeon In India.
M.B.B.S., M.S., DNB. (Gen Surgery), D.N.B. (Trauma Care)
D.S.T.C. (Jo’berg, South Africa), A.C.L.S.

Membership of Medical Body:
  • Permanent Registration with Gujarat Medical Council No: G-27752.
  • Permanent Registration with Maharashtra Medical Council No: 2002/11/3665.
  • Association of Traumatology & Critical Care. West zone Representative.
  • Association of Surgeons of India. (FL 13911)
  • Association of Surgeons of Gujarat.
  • Society of Emergency Medicine of India.

Educational Qualifications:
  • D.N.B.- TRAUMA CARE-National Board of Examinations.-First-Sept 2004
  • D.N.B. General Surgery-National Board of Examinations.-First - GOLD MEDAL-May 2002
  • M.S.- General Surgery-Gujarat University-First-Jan 2002
  • M.B.B.S-Gujarat University-First-Jan 1998

Medals & Awards:

  • B. Ramamurthi Gold Medal of Surgery in DNB General Surgery for the year 2002 awarded by President A.P.J.Kalam.
  • My biographical note has been published in Asia/Pacific WHO’S WHO. Vol. 5th. Rifacimento International in year 2004.
  • National Scholarship for Higher Secondary School Education -1993.
  • Gujarat State Examination Board Scholarship – 1989.

Dr Sanjay Shah

Current Position:
  • Consultant Trauma Surgeon
    Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad.
    Faculty: BCLS & ACLS
  • Consultant Trauma Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals International Ltd, Ahmedabad, India from 4th December 2004 till date. It is a 400 bedded Multispecialty Hospital having 10-bedded fully equipped Emergency Ward. Hon.Consultant Trauma Surgeon, B.J.M.C & New Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.

Experience in Traumatology:
  • I have done my postdoctoral fellowship in Trauma-Care at L.T.M.G.hospital, Mumbai, India. It is the Level І Trauma Center that is having more than 3000 polytrauma cases per year. This fellowship was of two-year duration, which I completed in Sept 2004.
  • Worked in capacity of Adhoc Lecturer in Department of General Surgery for two months after completing fellowship.
  • 9 months in the Neurosurgery as trauma fellow and done more than 400 emergency craniotomies for various indications independently.
  • Six months in Intensive Care Unit of Trauma ward and had done all the resuscitative procedures.
  • Three months in Burns Unit. I have done many skin grafting procedures, Primary Excision of Eschar with Early skin grafting, Contracture Release, Cadaver skin harvesting and running a Skin Bank.
  • Three month in Othopaedic Department as Trauma Fellow and have done many closed Reduction of Long Bone Fractures.
  • I have done voluntary work in many natural and man made disasters like Earthquake, Riots, Cyclone and Bomb Blasts etc.

Experience In General Surgery:
  • Worked as an Assistant Professor in general surgery for 6 months in B.J.Med College & New Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Three months as Senior Registrar in B.J.Medical College & New Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Three months: Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery.
  • Three months: Pediatric Surgery Department.
  • Three months: Accident & Emergency Department.
  • Three months: Burns & Plastic Surgery Department.
  • One year rotating internship after MBBS from Jan 1998-Jan 1999.

Clinical & Professional Skills:
  • Performed more than 400 craniotomies for various indications like Depressed Skull Fractures, Extradural Haematoma, Acute Subdural Haematoma, Intracerebral Contusions and Haematoma, Chronic Subdural Haematoma etc.
  • 15 Emergency thoracotomies.
  • More than 250 Emergency Laparotomies for Splenectomy, Liver lacerations, Bowel Injuries, Nephrectomy etc.
  • Emergency Procedures:
  • Endotracheal intubation,Tracheostomy, Cricothyroidotomy, Intercostal Tube Drainage, Diagnostic Peritoneal Lavage, Central Venous line ( Femoral, IJV, Subclavian) .

  • ASICON’98-National conference of surgeons of India.
  • ASICON’99- National conference of surgeons of India.
  • Surgery Update 2000- New Delhi.
  • Advanced laparoscopic workshop & CME 2000.
  • Gujarat state surgeons CME 2001- Ahmedabad.
  • NGSA CME 2002- North Gujarat surgeons association.
  • Trauma & General surgeon – Gujarat CME 2002.
  • ASCENT 2004. Critical care workshop. April’2004.

  • Have presented a thesis on Investigation & Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. This was duly signed and passed by the Head of Department of surgery & Gujarat University.
  • Presented two times in a seminar series for postgraduates 2001 in the Department of surgery.
  • Presented a thesis on "A study of 52 cases of Conservative management of Blunt Liver and Splenic Injury".
  • Presented papers in National Conference for the Surgeons ASICON- 2003 & 2004.

  • DSTC (Definitive Surgery for Trauma Care) at Johannesburg Trauma Unit, South Africa in August 2005.
  • Indian version of ATLS course: NTMC-National Trauma management course of India recognized by International association of trauma surgeons and surgical intensive care (IATSIC) inApril'03Ahmehmebad.
  • Trauma care workshop, which is Indian version of the DSTC course in July'03 at LTMGH, Mumbai.
  • Fracture Fixation Course. October’ 2003. Mumbai.
  • B.C.L.S & A.C.L.S. (By American Heart Assoiciation)
  • Training workshop on HIV/ AIDS in Sep’02 – Ahmedabad.

  • Presented a paper on the management of duodenal injuries in National conference of Surgery at ASICON’03 Pune.
  • Published an article on "Intraarterial urokinase in delayed embolectomy to salvage limb" in Guj.Med.Journal vol.57, No 2; 2000.
  • Intra-cranial penetration of a Glass piece through the temporal fossa: a case report – Accepted in Journal of Trauma, Injury & Critical Care.
  • Self-Inflicted stab wound of abdomen. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. Letter to the Editor, Jan’2004.
  • Management of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt protruding through the anus. Accepted in Indian Journal of surgery.
  • Intracranial foreign body - A case of compound depressed fracture in head injury. Under review in Journal of Trauma, Injury & Critical Care.
  • "Orbital subperiosteal hematoma associated with subfrontal extradural hematoma." Under review in Journal of Trauma, Injury & Critical Care.
  • "Neonatal Intracranial Haemorrhage Following Birth Injury: A Very Rare Occurrence In a Newborn". Under review in Indian Journal of Pediatrics.

  • Research Co-ordinator in a multicenter international phase 11 randomized controlled parallel observer blind study on Enzymatic debridement of Burn wound. Protocol Study MW 2002/04/01. Mediwound Ltd. Israel. (www.mediwoundclinical.com)
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