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Specialist Musculoskeletal Radiologist dealing with musculoskeletal trauma, rheumatology and sports injuries. I have a special interest in Hand and Wrist imaging, in diagnosis and ultrasound guided treatment of hand and wrist disorders like trigger finger, ganglion cysts. I specialise in MRI, Ultrasound, CT including ultrasound and CT guided injections related to joint and tendon disorders.
Areas of interest
Musculoskeletal radiology, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of bones and joints, CT scan, ultrasound of peripheral joints, muscles and tendons, including hand and wrist, shoulder, elbow, spine, hips, knee, foot and ankle. I have a special interest in Hand and Wrist imaging, in diagnosis (X-rays, MRI, CT, ultrasound) and ultrasound guided treatment of hand and wrist disorders like trigger finger and ganglion cysts.Percutaneous interventions including subacromial / tendon sheath / joint injections, Morton's neuroma and biopsies.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Knee - Patellofemoral anatomy and pathologies
Hand and wrist - imaging including wrist and scaphoid trauma
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
1.Reliability of patellotrochlear index in patellar height assessment on MRI—correction for variation due to change in knee flexion. Skeletal Radiology 2019; 48(3):387-393. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-018-3040-3
2.Cervical spine clearance in adults following blunt trauma: A national survey across major trauma centres in England. Clinical Radiology 2018 Apr;73(4): 410.e1-410.e8. doi:10.1016/j.crad.2017.11.006.
3.Blunt cervical spine injury in adult polytrauma: incidence, injury patterns and predictors of significant ligament injury on CT. Clinical Radiology 2017; 72:907-914.
4.Scaphoid Waist Internal Fixation for Fractures Trial (SWIFFT) protocol: A pragmatic multi-centre randomised controlled trial of cast treatment versus surgical fixation for the treatment of bi-cortical, minimally displaced fractures of the scaphoid waist in adults. December 2016. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 17(1) DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-1107-7
5.Stability of Unicortical versus Bicortical Metacarpal Fracture Internal Fixation Trial (SUBMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. August 2016. Trials 17(1):411 DOI: 10.1186/s13063-016-1538-3
6.Extreme bony pelvic deformity in a renal transplant patient. BMJ Case Reports 2017: bcr-2017-220729 DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-220729
7.Worsening back pain in a patient with established ankylosing spondylitis. Advances in Rheumatology Dec 2017
8.Compliance with established guidelines for the radiological reporting of Atypical Femoral Fractures. British Journal of Radiology 89(1057):20150443 DOI: 10.1259/bjr.20150443
9.Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Secondary to an Unreported Ossicle of the Talus: A Case Report. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery55(1) DOI: 10.1053/j.jfas.2014.09.029
10. The emergency radiology of pelvic trauma. Trauma 16(4):279-291 DOI:10.1177/1460408614545955
11. Ultrasound guided injection of triamcinolone and bupivacaine in the management of de Quervain’s disease - a technical report. Skeletal Radiology 2009; 38(11):1099. DOI:10.1007/s00256-009-0721-y.
- MD JIPMER 2003
- FRCR Royal College of Radiologists 2005
Reference number 6089408
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Skeletal Radiologists
Royal College of Radiologists