Mr Viral Shah
MBBS, MS (ORTHO), FRACS, FAORTHA
Devoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders
of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.
A VARIETY OF SERVICES WE TAILOR TO YOU
Mr Viral Shah is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with 20 years of orthopaedic experience.
Upper Limb Injuries
Mr Viral Shah has extensive experience including sub-specialty training in joint replacement, trauma and paediatric orthopaedics in Japan and the USA, along with St. Vincent Hospital, Sydney and The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne.
Mr Shah has a special interest in less invasive joint replacements, sports injuries and complex fractures. He also has extensive experience in paediatric orthopaedics. Viral is committed to delivering high quality medical care. He believes in incorporating technology into his practice and uses computer navigation in his knee replacement surgeries.
He is also actively involved in medical education and is currently a member of Royal Australian College of Surgeons Educators Committee. He is currently an associate lecturer at Melbourne University and has been a conjoint lecturer at Flinder’s University. He is also a member of several professional organisations.
Viral places a strong emphasis on the importance of clear and honest communication with patients. Consulting appointments are spaced out to allow thorough discussion time regarding treatment options. Mr Shah consults and operates at Shepparton Private Hospital, Goulburn Valley Health and Cobram District Hospital.
WHAT TO EXPECT
At your first consultation
It will involve discussion about your symptoms and examination plus further plan of management.. Consulting appointments are spaced out to allow thorough discussion time regarding treatment options. A detailed history and examination is done at consultation so please wear appropriate clothing to make it easier for examination. Mr Shah will discuss with then discuss with you about the diagnosis or possible diagnosis and treatment options including surgical/ non surgical options. You can request for more information and take an informed decision about treatment options.
At Subsequent Consultation
It involves review of your progress in recover or further discussion about management options discussed at first consultation. Non-operative and Operative management options will be discussed and Mr Shah will suggest best option in his opinion. If surgery is required than you will be put on wait list at Shepparton Private Hospital, Goulburn Valley Health or Cobram District Hospital.
Arranging Your Appointment
Please contact our Practice Manager on 03 58219217 to arrange an appointment with a written referral from your GP.
You need a private health insurance, approved work cover or TAC claim or gold card Veteran’s Affairs.
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
- Member of Australian Orthopaedic Association
- Member of Australian Medical Association
- Member of Surgical Educators Committee, RACS
- Member of International Congress of Joint Reconstruction
- Member of Arthroplasty Society of Asia
- Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association
- Member of RACS Surgical Educators Committee
- Associate Lecturer, Melbourne University
Contact Mr Viral Shah
Shepparton Private Hospital consulting rooms,
Suite #2, 20 Fitzgerald St, Shepparton, VIC, 3630
Phone: 03 58219217
Fax: 03 58312229
URGENT APPOINTMENT AVAILABLE *
Patient information regarding surgical procedures
American academy of orthopaedic surgeons has detailed information about various procedures.
Details regarding some conditions can be viewed at https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases–conditions/
Details regarding some treatments can be viewed at https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/treatment/
Details regarding recovery and rehabilitation can be viewed at https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/recovery/
Orthoanswer, an Australian website created by an Australian orthopaedic surgeon for Australian patients, provides information on various orthopaedic conditions and procedures. It can be viewed at http://www.orthoanswer.org/
Please note that we do not control and cannot guarantee the accuracy and details of any external website