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Dr Prashant Sankaye

London Sports and Rheumatology Imaging

Clinical radiology

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Last updated: 21 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Chest radiology
  • General cross sectional
  • General ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Uroradiology

About me

Dr Prashant Sankaye is a Consultant musculoskeletal Specialist who has an expertise in the musculoskeletal diagnostic as well as musculoskeletal interventional Radiology at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.

He regularly undertakes one stop lumps and bumps clinics for self referred patients. He is able to diagnose most of the lumps in the clinic with examination and ultrasound scan assessments. If necessary he can then arrange further MRI scans and refer to the appropriate teams. He believes more than 90% of lumps can be diagnosed and sorted in his one stop clinic.
Patient and insurers can directly refer to him for one stop clinic assessments.

He has completed PG Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has undertaken structured Royal College approved postgraduate medical (radiology) training in the Southwest England. He has also visited the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital to gain further experience in bone and soft tissue tumour imaging. Following the certification of completion of training (CCST) he completed a prestigious fellowship in musculoskeletal and spinal imaging at Oxford. He worked as a consultant Radiologist in Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre/John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and Hertfordshire before joining the present appointment.

He is an expert in musculoskeletal conditions and in imaging using x-ray, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI and ultrasound scans. He has performed more than 10,000 imaging procedures. These include injections into the joints, tendons, bursae, neuroma, spine injections and facet joint injections.

He also performs very specialised and skilled cervical nerve root and spine injections under CT scan guidance for accuracy and precision. He can offer almost all the musculoskeletal procedures at the short notice and will try to accommodate every patient’s request at the earliest appointment.

He can perform ultrasound-guided aspirations, calcium barbotage, tendon calcium washout, dry needling, Platelet rich plasma injections, tendon stripping, botox injections, trigger point injections and various nerve blocks. He can offer advanced procedures like MRI arthrograms, ultrasound guided trigger finger releases as a potential route to patients to avoid surgery.

He has keen interest in sports related acute and chronic injuries repetitive strain injury (RSI) assessment, peripheral nerve pathologies and treatment.

He teaches on the International interventional cadaveric courses as an expert faculty on Foot and Ankle nerve injury and entrapment issues.

He is a member of British society of Skeletal Radiologists, European Society of skeletal Radiologists and keenly gets involved in educational activities to keep up to date with current practice. He is a Fellow at the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and holds postgraduate certificate in the medical education.

He has worked as a Surgical registrar and has spent time during his training in the Trauma, Orthopedics, Urology, Breast, Paediatrics and Elderly care medicine including as a GP trainee.
This gives him an extensive and unparalleled breadth and depth in medical knowledge and skill to provide expert clinical and imaging correlation.

Areas of interest

One stop lumps, bumps and sports injury clinic with direct self or insurer referrals. This will reduce unnecessary clinic appointments and loss of your valuable time and stress.

He is a strong believer in the Regenerative medicine including PRP (plasma) and other alternative treatments which do not involve steroids.

Musculoskeletal expert with expert imaging background gives him edge in sorting many patients at first appointment including all musculoskeletal issues.

All musculoskeletal interventions including platelets rich Plasma, autologous blood, steroids, cortisone, high volume saline injections, dry needling etc. ;
Sports imaging, Osteoarthritis and traumatic injuries Ultrasound, CT scan, MRI scans etc.

Spinal interventions like cervical and lumbar nerve root block for sciatica and nerve related pain etc.
Back pain injection, coccyx (tail bone) and sacroiliac joint pain treatments.

He is regularly approached by National and international patients for second opinions.

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