A doctor by profession (M.S.Orthopedics) and a Visionary Entrepreneur, Dr. Vikram I. Shah is the founder Chairman & Managing Director of Shalby Hospitals, headquartered at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Having acquired professional qualifications – A O Basic from London (UK), F.A.O.A.A. from Switzerland and F.A. S. I.F from Germany, this son of the soil returned to motherland in 1993 for serving expert healthcare to his countrymen. His passion for the profession and the urge to serve the ailing in home country, prompted him to establish a 6 bed hospital in native town Ahmedabad in 1994. Since then there was no looking back. Till early 90’s Knee Replacement was one of the most dreaded surgeries, globally. Dr. Vikram Shah is known for popularising Total Knee Replacement (TKR) through his surgical process innovation “ZERO TECHNIQUE” which reduces surgery time from hours to 8 to 10 minutes with added advantages of minimal incision, minimal blood loss, reduced infection rate and speedy recovery which enables patients to start walking within few hours after a Total Knee Replacement surgery. An independent thinker, Dr. Vikram Shah’s vision of making available expert and comprehensive healthcare to the populace of tier-II and Tier-III cities of the country and across the world has culminated into the establishment of 11 multispecialty hospitals, spread across Western and Central India with a total hospital bed capacity exceeding 2000, currently.In a span of 24 years, Shalby Hospitals, under the vision of Dr. Vikram I. Shah has grown to become one of the fastest growing Multi-specialty tertiary hospitals chain in this part of the world & Leader in Joint Replacement Surgeries across the globe.