Dr Rimi Shah

Consultant Physician


About Dr Rimi Shah

Dr Rimi Shah was appointed as a Consultant in Genitourinary Medicine and HIV at the Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital in 2005, having trained in GUM/ HIV medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals and qualified from the Royal Free medical school.

Clinical profile

Dr Shah’s clinical practice includes screening and management of sexually transmitted infections e.g. chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital warts, thrush/ bacterial vaginosis (BV) and herpes; as well as, complex GUM related problems e.g. recurrent discharge, erectile dysfunction, prostatitis/NSU and vulvodynia/ vestibulitis; and general HIV management.

She is currently Lead Clinician for HIV (Barnet site) and Head of services for the dept for 6 years with specialist interests in Women’s health, particularly in the management of recurrent vaginal infections, such as chronic thrush and BV; and, in the antenatal care of women with blood bourne viruses/STIs, including HIV.

Dr Shah is actively involved in evolving and improving sexual health services in the community, and increasing GPs’ awareness of management and prevention of STIs and HIV, through education.

Dr Shah is enthusiastic and passionate about normalizing a patients infections/conditions and making their management as painless as possible. Dr Shah provides a sympathetic and pro-active approach to, an often difficult problem for women with chronic discharge.

Out of work, Dr Shah is equally passionate about skiing, running, rock climbing and cooking/ experimenting with food from around the world, as a keen `foodie’. She is also a slow but enthusiastic learner of Italian conversation.

Dr Shah happy to see private patients when they need to be seen including evenings and weekends and is able to offer a culturally sensitive service for female patients.


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Clinical interests
Sexual Health Screening and Prevention; Chronic Vaginal and Penile Discharge; specialist interest in recurrent Candida and Bacterial Vaginitis Infections; recurrent Herpes Infections; management of Genital Warts;Erectile dysfunction

HIV / AIDS – general management with special interest in HIV in women and Antenatal Care

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    Procedures Offered

    • General Consultation
    • Sexual Medicine
    • Cryotherapy
    • Smears
    • Vaccination for Hep A and B, where appropriate

    Special interests

    • Specialist and research interest in Women with associated GUM re
    • Complex GUM related conditions such as Prostatitis, Chronic Vaginal discharge, Penile and Vulval Dermatology.
    • General GUM – management and treatment of all common GUM related problems

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