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Dual-certificated consultant in radiology and nuclear medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, since 2008. Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Leeds, since 2017. High-volume practice offering an expert service covering the entire spectrum of nuclear medicine investigations. This includes PET/CT and SPECT/CT in oncology, and Nuclear Medicine imaging in orthopaedics, cardiology, gastrointestinal disease and neurological disorders.
Areas of interest
• Nuclear Medicine • PET/CT • SPECT/CT • Nuclear Cardiology • CT
Current NHS consultant posts held
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Hybrid imaging in oncology (PET/CT and SPECT/CT), Nuclear Cardiology, Nuclear Medicine imaging of functional gastrointestinal disorders, Nuclear Medicine imaging of neurological disease.
Bronze Clinical Excellence Award, ACCEA, 2017
(Additional) Languages spoken
50 peer-reviewed publications, including:
Motara H, Olusoga T, Russell G, Jamieson S, Ahmed S, Brindle N, Pillai A, Scarsbrook AF, Patel CN, Chowdhury FU. Clinical impact and diagnostic accuracy of 18F(fluorine)-FDG (2-fluoro-D-deoxy-glucose) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) brain imaging in patients with cognitive impairment – a tertiary centre experience in the UK. Clin Radiol 2017.
The basic science of nuclear medicine. Orthopaed Trauma 2016.
The management of gall bladder dyskinesia: patient outcomes following positive 99m-Technetium(Tc)-labelled hepatic iminodiacetic acid (HIDA) scan with cholecystokinin (CCK) provocation and laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Clin Radiol 2015.
Rapid-acquisition myocardial perfusion scintigraphy (MPS) on a novel gamma camera using multipinhole collimation and miniaturized cadmium-zinc-telluride (CZT) detectors: prognostic value and diagnostic accuracy in a ‘real world’ nuclear cardiology service. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2014.
Prevalence of, and predictors of, bile acid malabsorption in outpatients with chronic diarrhea. Neurogastroenterol motility 2012.
Contemporary nuclear medicine imaging of neuroendocrine tumours. Clin Radiol 2012.
The influence of FDG PET/CT in the management of patients with potentially operable metastatic colorectal cancer. Clin Radiol 2011.
Independent external audit (PET/CT) and internal audits (PET/CT, Nuclear Cardiology) show my clinical practice to be of the highest standards, with high accuracy and reliability of clinical reporting.
- MBChB University of Leicester School of Medicine 1996
- MRCP(UK) Royal College of Physicians, London 2001
- FRCR Royal College of Radiologists 2006
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2015
- PET/CT Fellow University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 2008
- Specialist Registrar in Nuclear Medicine Oxford University Hospitals 2007
Reference number 4291705
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Head of Service, Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 2012
- Lead Clinician, Clinical Radiology Leeds Teaching Hospitals 2016
- Clinical Director, Radiology Leeds Teaching Hospitals 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Clinical Radiology, 2007
- Nuclear Medicine, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
Member, British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS)
Member, British Nuclear Cardiology Society (BNCS)
Member, British Medical Association (BMA)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.