Dr. Ubaid Shah MBBS (Hons), DCH, MD, FRACP

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist

Dr. Ubaid Shah

Dr. Ubaid Shah

Dr Ubaid Shah is a Paediatric Neurologist and Epileptologist at Lady Cilento Children’s hospital. He is also Visiting Medical Officer at Mater Children’s Private hospital and provides private neurology consultation for a broad range of neurological conditions at Brisbane Child Neurology. He has special interest in childhood and adolescent epilepsy with emphasis on difficult to control epilepsy.

Dr Shah is an accomplished physician and an avid clinical researcher. He has an outstanding academic background receiving several gold medals including the prestigious President’s Gold medal for academic excellence during his training. Dr Shah trained as a paediatrician by completing MD in paediatrics before training in paediatric neurology. He has completed his Fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians by training at The Mater Children’s Hospital Brisbane, The Lady Cilento Children’s hospital Brisbane and TY Nelson department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney.

Dr Shah has extensively trained in paediatric epilepsy in his capacity as The George Gregan foundation fellow in Epilepsy. He is also alumnus of The San Servolo Epilepsy School, Venice and has expertise in evaluation of children with refractory epilepsy to determine the best treatment based on underlying aetiology including consideration for ketogenic diet, vagal nerve stimulation and epilepsy surgery.

In addition to distinguishing himself in the academic arena, Dr Shah has presented his research findings at national and international conferences. He is currently part of many research projects with aim to identify the underlying causes of epilepsy and the ways to achieve the best long term outcome. He is also an honorary Fellow at The Institute of Neuroscience and Muscle Research at Kids Research Institute at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Dr Shah is a firm believer that parents must be an integral part of the decision-making process when it comes to deciding on treatment choices for their children. Parents are always fully informed from the very first appointment and at every step of the patient’s journey about comparative risks and benefits of various options available to them and professionally guided with the aim to achieve best possible outcome.


Dr. Ubaid Shah

Suite 1
Level 3, Salmon Building

Raymond Terrace

South Brisbane, QLD 4101
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australia (RACP)
  • Australian and New Zealand Child Neurology Society, Australia (ANZCNS)
  • Epilepsy Society of Australia (ESA)
  • International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)
  • International Child Neurology Association (ICNA)