Born and brought up in Ahmedabad, Dr. Harsh Shah did his schooling from the C. N. Vidyalaya. He did his Graduation and Post-graduation in Orthopaedics from the Saurashtra University. Following his post-graduation he went to USA for further experience in Total Joint Replacement Surgery.
After his return from the US, he was invited to work in the North West Region of England, where he gained further experience in Total Joint Replacement Surgery. He pursued his academic interest in the form of educative lectures to orthopaedics surgeons in various parts of the country. He has keenly followed the development of science and technology of joint replacement surgery by continually visiting centres of excellence in joint replacement around the world and attending all major and significant academic meetings abroad.
Upon his return from England in 1992, he established the first exclusive arthroplasty service in the western India. He designed and established the first true ‘class 100 operation theatre’ in the country equipped with the largest vertical laminar flow system. He is continuously being approached for his advise on theatre design, infection control and operation theatre air management from various corners of the country.
His knowledge and proficiency in information technology is well known in medical and especially orthopaedic circles of the country. He has been instrumental in devising many IT related projects to facilitate education for other orthopaedic surgeons. Recent incorporation of Image Guided Surgery will add immense value to his otherwise high precision workmanship.