Our radiologists

We work with a variety of radiologists who each have their own speciality, allowing us to match patients’ clinical indications with the best radiologist to ensure the highest quality reporting.

Dr Lesley Macdonald, Clinical Director and Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MB BS FRCR FRCPCH

Specialities: Ultrasound (gynaecology, obstetrics and vascular)
Paediatric radiologist

Dr. Lesley MacDonald is a Consultant Radiologist who specialises in ultrasound. This includes general abdomen, small parts, gynaecology, obstetrics and vascular ultrasound. Her other expertise is in paediatric radiology and she worked at the newly opened award-winning Evelyna Children’s Hospital before retiring from the NHS in 2010. She was previously Director of the radiology department at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Trust and has continued her Clinical Director role at Oryon Imaging. Dr MacDonald has 40 years of radiological experience, including research that has led to new clinical applications for ultrasound.

Dr Ali Zavareh, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MD, FRCR

Specialities: Sports, Rheumatology, Orthopaedic and Spinal imaging

Dr. Zavareh did his training in clinical radiology at University College London Hospital. He then went on to Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore) and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (Oxford) for his musculoskeletal (MSK) subspecialty training, followed by a one-year MSK Radiology fellowship at the North Bristol NHS Trust. Since 2014, he has been an MSK Radiology Consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His academic interests are in education and research, regularly teaching at courses and publishing in peer reviewed journals.

Dr Qaiser Malik, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: BSc MB BS MRCP FRCR

Specialities: Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal imaging, Interventional
radiology, Cardiac radiology

Dr Qaiser Malik is a Consultant MSK Radiologist. He is a substantive consultant at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital NHS Trust where he leads the department of 25 Radiologists and 100 other staff with a budget of over £10m. He also leads the MSK imaging service and has introduced many innovative treatment pathways including PRP injections. Dr Malik is an executive committee member of the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists and is on the Scientific Programme Committee of the Royal College of Radiologists. Dr Malik is also the editor of the Royal College of Radiologists Newsletter. Dr Malik enjoys teaching and lectures extensively Nationally and Internationally. He has organised many MSK study days for the Royal College and has taught on practical hands-on ultrasound courses. He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at UCL Medical School. He was awarded the prestigious ‘Top Teacher Award’ 2015 for his commitment to teaching. Dr Malik has a specialist interest in MSK Sports Imaging and has provided expert imaging for elite athletes, including international cricketers, premier league and championship footballers and top 10 tennis players.

Dr Naga Kandasamy, Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist

Qualifications: MB BS DMRD FRCR

Specialities: Spinal, Head, Neck imaging

After completing his general radiology training at the Royal Free hospital (London) with neuroradiology training at the National hospital for neurology and neurosurgery (Queen’s square, London) and Great Ormond street hospital, (London) Dr Kandasamy undertook further diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology training as part of the pan-London neuroradiology “fellowship” working in leading hospitals and neuro-sciences centres (Charing Cross hospital, King’s College hospital and St George’s Hospital). Since 2009 Dr Kandasamy has been a substantive Consultant in Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology at King’s college hospital, one of the country’s leading and reputed neuro-sciences centre. He does most aspects of Brain and spine imaging with particular interest in neuro-oncology (brain tumour) imaging, stroke (imaging and treatment) and neurovascular (brain aneurysm, brain / spinal cord vascular malformations) imaging and their treatment. Dr Kandasamy routinely offers consultation for patients with brain and spinal cord vascular abnormalities for discussion and treatment under a joint neurovascular multidisciplinary (neuroradiology, neurosurgery and neurology) set up. Dr Kandasamy lectures extensively both within the UK and abroad.

Dr Jean Marie U-King-Im, Consultant Neuroradiologist

Qualifications: MB BS MRCS PHD FRCR

Specialities: Spinal imaging, Vascular Imaging, Paediatric neuroimaging

Dr. Jean Marie U-King-Im is a Consultant Neuroradiologist at King’s College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas Hospitals, part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, In London. He trained in general radiology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and completed a 2 year diagnostic fellowship in adult and paediatric neuroimaging as well as head and neck/ENT/maxillofacial imaging at the University of Toronto in Canada. He has special interests in spinal imaging, vascular imaging and imaging of stroke/cerebrovascular disease, imaging of cognitive impairment as well as paediatric neuroimaging. Dr U-King-Im has published extensively with more than 60 peer-reviewed articles in high impact radiology journals as well as several book chapters. He holds a PHD in the field of neurovascular imaging from the University of Cambridge, and has won several prizes for his research and during his clinical training. He is also actively involved in teaching radiology trainees.

Dr Janani Pillai, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MBBS FRCR EDiR

Specialities: Musculoskeletal Radiology, Ultrasound, MRI, Imaging Guided Injections, CT, X Ray interpretation

Dr Janani Pillai, (previously Dr J Kumaraguru), completed her general radiology training at King’s College Hospital, London. Apart from obtaining the FRCR from the Royal College of Radiologists, UK, she is also a certified Radiologist from the European Board with a European Diploma in Radiology (EDiR).

Whilst at Kings, one of the four major trauma centres in London, the extensive exposure to Skeletal injuries and Musculoskeletal radiology kindled her interest in musculoskeletal imaging which prompted her to obtain the sought after musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster hospital, London. Following this, she took up a substantive Consultant Radiologist post at the London North West Health Care NHS Trust (Northwick Park, Central Middlesex and Ealing Hospitals).

Dr J K Pillai is a recipient of Institute of Leadership and Management endorsed Award as a Radiology Registrar in 2015. She enjoys teaching radiology including Ultrasound imaging to Radiologists, Medical Students, Doctors and Other Health Care Professionals, having been part of the Faculty in London MSK Ultrasound Skills Course.

Dr. Pillai has been nominated for The Trainer of the Year Award in 2017 for her commitment to teaching. She has extensively presented in various regional meetings and in national and international conferences including the UK Radiological Congress and European Society of Skeletal Radiologists.

Dr Syed Babar, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MBBS, MCPS, FCPS, DMRD, FRCR

Specialities: Orthopaedic, sports and musculoskeletal imaging,
Gynaecological imaging

Dr. Syed Babar is a Consultant Radiologist and lead specialist in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic & rheumatological imaging at the Hammersmith Hospital. He is a Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London, and also runs private diagnostic and interventional clinics at a number of locations across London. Dr Babar has expertise in a number of modalities including MRI and ultrasound scanning. Dr. Babar trained in Radiology at the Royal Free Hospital in London and did his fellowship in body MRI imaging at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London. He is the
Assistant Editor of Clinical Radiology, President of the London Sheffield Imaging Conference, and an invited Speaker at various National and International Imaging Conferences.

Dr Sajid Butt, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MB BS, FCPS, FRCR

Specialities: Musculoskeletal disorders, Image guided injections

Dr. Sajid Butt is a Consultant Radiologist specialising in musculoskeletal disorders. Since 2005, he has worked as a Consultant Radiologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS Trust, Stanmore. This tertiary care centre is an international centre of excellence. His areas of special interest are sports injury imaging, bone and soft tissue tumours and spinal imaging. He also performs image guided therapeutic and diagnostic injections for spinal and orthopaedic disorders. Dr. Butt completed his radiology residency from Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2003. He then completed a one-year fellowship in radiology of musculoskeletal and spinal disorders from the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry in 2004. He has been an active organiser of training and teaching activities at national and international levels.

Dr Kevin Lotzof, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MB BCh FRCR

Specialities: Interventional radiology, MRI of TMJ, Head and Neck,
Musculoskeletal imaging

Dr Lotzof is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist. He performs the whole range of interventional procedures from simple ultrasound guide injections and biopsies through placement of venous access lines and filters to complex angioplasty, evar and embolisation. He has a special interest in the treatment of venous and arteriovenous malformations. His other main interest is MRI of the TMJ. He also reports on all CT examinations except cardiac and all MRI examinations except cardiac and breast.

Dr Giles Rottenberg, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MB BS FRCR

Specialities: Abdominal radiology, Urogenital tract radiology, Ultrasound,
MRI

Dr. Giles Rottenberg is a Consultant Radiologist at Guys and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and at the London Bridge Hospital. He has been a Consultant Radiologist since 1997 with a special interest in abdominal and urogenital tract radiology. He performs general and specialised ultrasound including endoluminal, transrectal and trans vaginal. He also performs a wide range of body CT and specialises in MRI of the pelvis and urogenital tract. Giles writes extensively on the imaging of renal masses, renal cancer and the staging of renal malignancy. He lectures extensively in the UK as well as in North America and Japan. Dr. Rottenberg qualified in medicine from St Mary’s Hospital, London and trained in Radiology at The Middlesex and University college Hospitals.

Dr Dhiren Shah, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: MA (Cantab), MBBS, MRCS, FRCR

Specialities: Musculoskeletal, sports and spinal imaging.
Ultrasound, MRI, musculoskeletal intervention.

Dr. Dhiren Shah is a Consultant Radiologist at Northwick Park Hospital.

He trained in radiology at Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospitals, and specialised in musculoskeletal radiology after completing two prestigious fellowships in Oxford and Toronto.

Dr Shah has co-authored two books in MSK radiology, published in peer-reviewed radiology journals, and has lectured extensively at general and MSK radiology conferences.

He has particular expertise in sports imaging, having provided MSK radiology services to elite athletes at international sporting events including the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, 2014, European Games in Baku, 2015, Asian Indoor Games in Ashgabat, 2017, and World Athletics Championships in London, 2017.

Professor Philip Gishen, Consultant Neuroradiologist

Qualifications: MB BCh DMRD FRCR

Specialities: Imaging, diagnosis and treatment of lower back pain

Professor Gishen is Head of the Department of Imaging at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospitals.

He specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of lower back pain and sciatica using all radiological modalities (plain film, lumbar spine, screening, CT, MR, and Isotope scanning including SPECT-CT and PET-CT) to establish the most accurate diagnosis and treatment possible. He readily reports on plain films, CT and magnetic resonance scans.

He has published widely on topics related to back pain and sciatica.

Dr Phil Rich, Consultant Neuroradiologist

Qualifications: MB FRCS FRCR

Specialities: Adult and paediatric neuroradiology. Spinal imaging.

Dr Philip Rich is a Consultant Adult & Paediatric Neuroradiologist based in the Atkinson Morley Neuroscience Centre at St George’s Hospital in London and also attending The Royal Marsden Hospital and Kingston Hospital. He has a comprehensive diagnostic neuroradiology practice encompassing the entire age range from foetal MRI and paediatric neuroimaging to the full spectrum of adult neurological disease including spinal imaging. His research interests are currently centred in brain tumour imaging having previously published on cerebrovascular disease and other topics.

Dr Kunwar Bhatia, Consultant Radiologist

Qualifications: B Med Sci MBBS MRCS DLO FRCR (England)

Specialities: Head and Neck imaging including CT, MRI and Ultrasound

Dr Kunwar Bhatia is a consultant head and neck radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. His background includes a substantive academic appointment in Hong Kong as an Associate Professor for the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has lectured extensively and published numerous book chapters and original research papers and reviews on a range of head and neck topics, and is still an active researcher and educator in this field.

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  • MRI from £200
  • Ultrasound from £250
  • X-ray from £40
  • DEXA from £65

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