Shaw is a specialist upper gastrointestinal and bariatric (metabolic) surgeon with over 23 years consultant experience. His surgical expertise has developed through an impressive caseload, and has evolved into specialised care of complex upper GI patients, including the management of bariatric-metabolic surgery. His early involvement in the latter field has gained him a rare position as a National expert.
Shaw has performed over 4000 major abdominal procedures including oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery, complex anti-reflux surgery, complex bariatric-metabolic surgery and general abdominal keyhole surgery.
Shaw is a recognised international expert in weight loss surgery and has performed over 6000 major abdominal procedures including oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery, complex anti-reflux surgery, complex bariatric-metabolic surgery and general abdominal keyhole surgery.
Shaw has served as an elected Council member for his speciality professional bodies – the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (2003-2006) and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (Council Member 2007-10, Secretary 2014-17 and President 2017-19).
Shaw Teaches at the Royal College of Surgeons and is an active member of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Over the last fifteen years, Shaw has expanded his practice into central London, and assists the training of new specialist colleagues and the development of new NHS centres for specialised services.
Shaw has an active speaking profile both in the UK and internationally. He presents lectures to professional bodies, and also to patient groups and the public on a range of issues within his expertise.