Dr Vidhi Shah: A Beacon of Hope and Expertise in Breast Cancer Care

Dr Vidhi Shah
Dr Vidhi Shah

In the ever-evolving landscape of Indian healthcare, Dr Vidhi Shah stands out as a respected authority and a beacon of hope for countless women battling breast cancer. Recognized as one of India’s Recommended Women Surgeons to Watch in 2024, Dr Vidhi embodies a rare blend of exceptional surgical skill, unwavering empathy, and a commitment to patient-centred care.

Dr Vidhi stands as a professional of excellence in the field of breast and oncoplastic surgery, boasting over 13 years of surgical expertise. Currently, Dr Vidhi serves as a consultant breast surgeon, having over six years of exclusive experience in the management of both benign and malignant breast diseases. Her extensive repertoire of procedures includes lumpectomies, mastectomies, breast-conserving surgeries, and chemo port insertions, with a focus on breast reconstructive options such as breast oncoplasty and flap surgeries.

A Passion Ignited 

Dr Vidhi’s journey began with a deep-seated passion for medicine and a desire to alleviate human suffering. This passion led her to specialize in breast surgery, a field where her dedication and meticulous attention to detail have earned her a reputation for excellence. Her expertise encompasses a wide range of breast cancer surgeries, from minimally invasive procedures to complex reconstructions.

Her journey commenced with completing her M.B.B.S. degree from the esteemed K.J. Somaiya Medical College & Research Centre, Mumbai, in 2006. Following this, she honed her skills as an Operation Theatre Doctor at BSES MG Hospital, Mumbai, before delving deeper into the realm of general surgery by undertaking the Diplomate National Board (D.N.B) General Surgery program at the Mumbai Port Trust Hospital, Wadala, Mumbai, in 2008.

A Surgeon’s Skill, a Healer’s Touch 

After successfully completing her D.N.B. in general surgery, Dr Vidhi returned to the Mumbai Port Trust Hospital in 2011 as a medical officer in the Department of General Surgery. Over eight years, during which she was promoted to Senior Medical Officer, she independently performed a remarkable 50-60 surgeries per month. It was during this time that her passion for breast diseases and surgeries began to flourish.

Dr Vidhi’s surgical skills are precise and meticulous, ensuring optimal patient outcomes. However, her approach extends far beyond the operating room.

She understands the emotional toll breast cancer can take, and her compassionate nature provides invaluable support to her patients during their journey. Dr Vidhi firmly believes in open communication and takes the time to address all questions and concerns with clarity and empathy.

Advocating for Comprehensive Care 

Driven by her unwavering commitment to her field, Dr Vidhi pursued further specialization by undertaking a Fellowship in Breast Surgery in 2017. This intensive one-year training program, conducted at the prestigious Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai, and followed by a stint at the Breast Services department at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, equipped her with advanced skills and knowledge in diagnosing and treating breast diseases. She has received specialized training for chemo port insertions. She has done more than 300 chemo port insertions and over 500 breast surgeries.

Dr Vidhi champions a holistic approach to breast cancer care. She recognizes the importance of early detection and actively promotes breast cancer awareness programs to empower women to take charge of their health. She also works closely with a team of medical oncologists, radiologists, and other specialists, ensuring her patients receive a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to their individual needs.

At the Forefront of Innovation 

Dr Vidhi’s expertise has garnered recognition on various regional, national, and international platforms, where she has presented her insights and findings. Notably, she has served as a faculty member at the UAE Cancer Congress in Dubai.

Dr Vidhi is a lifelong learner who stays abreast of the latest advancements in breast cancer treatment. She actively participates in continuing medical education programs and is committed to incorporating cutting-edge surgical techniques into her practice whenever possible. This dedication ensures that her patients have access to the most advanced and effective treatment options available.

Beyond the Surgical Gown 

Dr Vidhi’s impact extends beyond the walls of the hospital. She is a vocal advocate for women’s health and actively participates in breast cancer awareness campaigns. She is passionate about empowering women with the knowledge and resources they need to make informed healthcare decisions. Dr Vidhi’s dedication to raising awareness not only saves lives but also fosters a sense of community and support for those battling breast cancer.

Driven by her passion for excellence, Dr Vidhi continues to make significant contributions to the field of breast surgery, ensuring the highest standards of care for her patients.

Dr Vidhi Shah is more than just a skilled surgeon; she is a pillar of strength and hope for countless women facing breast cancer. Her unwavering dedication, compassionate nature, and commitment to excellence make her a truly remarkable woman to watch in the Indian healthcare landscape.

Dr Vidhi Shah is also a member of various associations, including:

  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncologist (IASO).
  • Association of Breast Surgeon of India (ABSI).

Patient Testimonials:

I cannot express enough gratitude for the exceptional care provided by Dr Vidhi Shah during my aunt’s battle with breast cancer. Dr Shah’s unwavering dedication and compassionate approach made all the difference in our journey. Her availability, whether through calls or messages, was a testament to her commitment to her patients’ well-being. Her genuine care for her patients shines through in every aspect of her practice. Her empathy and encouragement provided medical support and emotional strength during a challenging time. I highly recommend Dr Vidhi Shah to anyone seeking expert medical care combined with genuine compassion. She truly embodies the epitome of an exceptional healthcare provider.” —Ms Lakhani.

Breast issue is not an openly spoken subject by all females. I was suffering from a phyllodes tumour, and my case was critical as the tumour had exploded from my breast out from the skin. Dr Vidhi Shah has treated me with utmost care. I highly recommend her as a sensible doctor with good breast knowledge. She is polite and highly approachable, which is the best part of being her patient. She is an excellent doctor I have come across. Thank you, Dr Vidhi Shah.” —Simple Living.

Dr Vidhi Shah is one of the most sensible and practical Breast surgeons I have come across. She is excellent at her work and also a great person to know with. Her patients are lucky to have been treated by her. Wishing her the best.” — Dr Prriya Eshpuniyani.

Dr Vidhi Shah is great at her work. She does exclusive breast surgeries and is very approachable. Her surgical skills are very good. Patients report amazing experiences with Dr Vidhi and are very satisfied with her.”—Mubeena Tonse.

Extremely professional yet empathetic doctor with high integrity. Puts the patient and family at ease and patiently explains the diagnosis and course of action. Highly recommended.” — Swarupa Tamhankar.

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