Jyoti Shah is a Macmillan Consultant Urological Surgeon at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has a specialist interest in prostate cancer, innovative techniques and teaching.

Her team’s work with Burton Albion Football Club in providing prostate cancer screening in a community friendly environment has yielded a positive response from the public.

Ms Shah has published extensively with 63 peer-reviewed publications in International journals, 9 Book chapters, and has authored 4 books. She is currently the Commissioning Editor for The Annals and Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) and is on the training faculty of the RCS. Previously she held the Associate Editor role at the RCS. She is the former Editor in Chief of Medical Woman where she produced the Centenary’s issue on top medical women throughout British history.

Ms Shah’s work with the RCS and Medical Woman on leadership has allowed her to interview prominent individuals including Amanda Wakeley OBE, Fashion Designer; Sir Clive Woodward, Rugby Union Coach and World Cup Winner; Tess Gerritsen, international bestselling novelist and physician; Niall Dickson, CEO of General Medical Council; Admiral Sir Trevor Soar, former Commander in Chief of the Royal Navy and Vijaya Nath, a leadership specialist with the Leadership Foundation and formerly with the Kings Fund.

Having graduated from Charing Cross Hospital, she completed her postgraduate urological training in London before working as a Locum Urological Surgeon at Kingston Hospital and St. George’s Hospital. She was appointed a substantive consultant in 2008 at Burton Hospital. Ms Shah has undertaken a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education and is a GMC accredited Educational Supervisor. She is an educational supervisor to an FY1 at Burton Hospital. She is a Postgraduate tutor for simulation and an examiner for final MBBS at Leicester Medical School. She is an assessor for the RCS and travels around the country as college representative at urology consultant interviews.


  • Featured in Amnesty International UK’s Suffragette Spirit Map of Britain to celebrate the ground-breaking work being carried out by women in their communities 100 years on from first winning the vote (2018).
  • Burton Mail Fighting Against All Odds Award (2018)
  • Burton Mail Hero of Heroes Award (2018)
  • NHS70 Regional Award for Cancer Care (2018)
  • Six Clinical Excellence Awards (2010 – 2018)
  • Burton Hospital CEO’s PRIDE Award (2017).
  • Burton Albion Community Awareness Campaign of the Year 2016
  • Chairman’s Award Asian Women of Achievement Award (2015)
  • A production based on the NHS directed by Nina Raine and performed at Hampstead Theatre in 2011 and 2014 was based on Jyoti’s Shah as the central character.
  • Shortlisted for the Macmillan Cancer Awards 2017.