Dr. Vikram I. Shah

Dr. Vikram Shah

M. S. Orthopaedics Email: info@shalby.org Department: Arthroplasty/TKR & Hip Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Knee Joint Replacement, Spine Surgery, Orthopaedic and Trauma

A doctor by profession (M.S.Orthopedics) and a Visionary Entrepreneur, Dr. Vikram I. Shah is the founder Chairman & Managing Director of Shalby Hospitals, headquartered at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Having acquired professional qualifications – A O Basic from London (UK), F.A.O.A.A. from Switzerland and F.A. S. I.F from Germany, this son of the soil returned to motherland in 1993 for serving expert healthcare to his countrymen. His passion for the profession and the urge to serve the ailing in home country, prompted him to establish a 6 bed hospital in native town Ahmedabad in1994. Since then there was no looking back.

Till early 90’s Total Knee Replacement (TKR) was one of the most dreaded surgeries, globally. Dr. Vikram Shah is known for popularising Total Knee Replacement (TKR) through his surgical process innovation “ZERO TECHNIQUE” which reduces surgery time from hours to 8 to 10 minutes with added advantages of minimal incision, minimal blood loss, reduced infection rate and speedy recovery which enables patients to start walking within few hours after a Total Knee Replacement surgery.

An independent thinker, Dr. Vikram Shah’s vision of making available expert and comprehensive healthcare to the populace of tier-II and Tier-III cities of the country and across the world has culminated into the establishment of 11 multispecialty hospitals, spread across Western and Central India with a total hospital bed capacity exceeding 2000, currently.

In a span of 24 years, Shalby Hospitals, under the vision of Dr. Vikram I. Shah has grown to become one of the fastest growing Multi-specialty tertiary hospitals chain in this part of the world & Leader in Joint Replacement Surgeries across the globe.

Leadership Initiatives & Business innovations:

  • Pioneered medical tourism in Gujarat and played a vital role in transforming India & Gujarat into a preferred medical tourism destination. Won the coveted Medical Tourism Award consecutively for two years – 2016 & 2017.
  • Revolutionized the once dreaded Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery with own surgical process innovation of “0 TECHNIQUE” that minimizes surgery time from hours to 8-10 minutes.
  • Invented “OS NEEDLE” which passes though the bone, now used by Orthopaedic doctors, all over.

Awards at Personal Level:

  • Dr. B C Roy Oration, 2003
  • Award from Johnson and Johnson for invention of the OS needle
  • Appointment on the Board of Designers of Zimmer, manufacturers of prosthetic joints
  • Dr. Shah received 2014: Gujarat Innovation Society’s Hercules Award for the innovation of “ZERO” Technique for Joint Replacement Surgeries.

Dr. Vikram Shah: Exceptional Qualities of Leadership:

  • Leading from the front and always be with the team
  • Open door approach for solving problems
  • Team building & nurturing
  • Nurturing Organizational Values as: Excellence, Learning, Integrity, Teamwork, Empathy (ELITE)
  • Humility is the hallmark of his personality
  • Cross pollination of talents
  • Envisioning the future in advance and preparing the organization to be a front runner in Multi-specialty healthcare deliveries.