An international Faculty, listing experts with years of experience in reporting (and in disseminating skills and practical knowledge to peers) from leading British and American hospitals, namely:

Course director

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Dr Matthew Maeder

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Divisions of Neuroradiology
and Abdominal Imaging, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire

Dr. Matthew Maeder is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He completed medical school at the University of Cincinnati, followed by Radiology residency training at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He is dual fellowship-trained in both Body MRI and Neuroradiology, both at Dartmouth. His interests include diseases of the central nervous system, head and neck, as well as the liver and prostate. Dr. Maeder is experienced in a variety of procedures including CT-guided biopsies of the lungs, liver, and kidneys as well as spinal procedures including vertebroplasty, sacroplasty, facet joint synovial cyst rupture, and spine biopsy. He is currently on the faculty at Dartmouth specializing in Abdominal Imaging and Neuroradiology. He is the Director of the Body MRI fellowship.

Faculty members

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Professor Paul Sidhu

Consultant Radiologist, Professor of Imaging Sciences and Clinical Director of Radiology, King's College Hospital London

Paul Sidhu is Professor of Imaging Sciences at King's College London and a Consultant Radiologist in the Department of Radiology at King' College Hospital.  He is Clinical Director of Radiology at King’s College Hospital, London.

He qualified from St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College) in 1982, with Honours. He undertook his Radiology training at the Hammersmith Hospital and King's College Hospital and was appointed a Consultant Radiologist at King's College Hospital in 1996, with a role in Ultrasound and Interventional Radiology. He was made Professor of Imaging Sciences in 2012.

He has published extensively on many aspects of Ultrasound particularly in relation to male health and liver transplantation and has pioneered the introduction of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the United Kingdom. He is recognised as an authority in the application of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in clinical practice.

He is the Editor of 8 books, and has published over 600 scientific articles, book chapters and conference abstracts. He lectures widely with over 500 presentations at national and international meetings.

He is currently the Editor of the European Journal of Ultrasound and previously the Deputy Editor of the British Journal of Radiology. He is an Associate Editor of Radiology.

He is past-President of the British Medical Ultrasound Society and the Past-President of the Section of Radiology of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is recent Past President of the European Federation of Societies in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.

His current research interests include the application of contrast enhanced ultrasound to the testis, radiation dose reduction in children and non-invasive ultrasound in the assessment of liver disease.

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Dr Miriam Salib

Dr Miriam Salib is a Consultant Radiologist at Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK. She earned her medical degree from The University of Nottingham and undertook her radiology training at Imperial. Her specialist interest is in GU imagaing.

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Dr Ichiro Ikuta

Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic Arizona

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Dr Cara Owens

Dr Cara Owens is aconsultant radiologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London with special interests in thoracic malignancy and lymphoma. Following core radiology training at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London she specialised in chest imaging through the Thoracic Imaging Fellowship at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. Cara has a strong research portfolio having obtained a PhD in molecular pathology from the University of Cambridge and she is currently completing my MDRes in imaging of myositis-associated fibrotic interstitial lung disease at Royal Brompton Hospital/Imperial College London. Cara relishes a challenge, whether it be work-related, learning a new language or trying to keep up with her daughters in the pool!

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Dr. David P. Munger

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Divisions of Interventional Radiology and Abdominal Imaging, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire
He earned an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering with High Honors from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He then went on to medical school at the University of New England where he earned a concurrent Masters in Public Health. This was followed by radiology training at the Norwalk Hospital / Yale School of Medicine, where he completed subspecialty training in cardiovascular imaging. He is fellowship-trained in Interventional Radiology at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His interests include diseases of the hepatobiliary system and genitourinary system, in addition to ongoing cardiothoracic diseases.

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Dr Kevin Kalisz

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 

Dr. Kalisz earned his Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering and economics from Northwestern University and obtained a medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his residency training at University Hospital Cleveland Medical in Cleveland, Ohio where he also served as chief resident. Following residency, he completed fellowship training in abdominal imaging at Duke University Medical Center as well as cardiovascular imaging at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He subsequently joined the Department of Radiology at Duke University Medical Center in the Abdominal Imaging Division. His clinical and academic interests include oncologic imaging, particularly rectal cancer imaging, dual energy CT, and cardiovascular CT and MRI.

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Dr Mahan Mathur

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Division Chief: Body Imaging,
Yale School of Medicine, USA

After receiving his medical degree from McGill University School of Medicine, Dr. Mahan Mathur completed his Diagnostic Radiology Residency from Yale-New Haven Hospital where he served as Chief Resident, followed by a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Since 2013, he has served as faculty at the Yale School of Medicine, where he is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and Chief of Body Imaging. In addition, he serves as an Associate Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency. Dr. Mathur is passionate about Radiology education and mentorship and has been the recipient of the RSNA honored educator award in 2017 as well as number departmental “Teacher” and “Mentor” of the year awards. While widely published across all aspects of Body Imaging, his scholarly output has focused on male genitourinary (GU) conditions and intravenous contrast agent guidelines.

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Dr Anju Sahdev

Radiology Consultant and Director for Research at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK

Dr Sahdev is a Uro-Gynae Radiology Consultant, a Reader in Diagnostic Imaging and Director for Imaging Research at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Health, London.

Having graduated from University of London in 1991, Dr Sahdev completed her Radiology training at University College Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1998.

Her radiological specialties are imaging in abdominal and pelvic oncology, particularly gynaecological, endocrine and uro-oncology diseases. 

Dr Sahdev practices at a high standard in ultrasound, CT, MRI and PET CT imaging.

She has authored and co-authored more than 85 peer reviewed publications, has authored 20 chapters in clinical and imaging textbooks and lectures regularly at national and international meetings.

Dr Sahdev is an associate editor for the British Journal of Radiology and Cancer Imaging and a reviewer for several peer review journals including Clinical Radiology, European Radiology and a member of the educational subcommittee of  the International Cancer Imaging Society. 

She is the gynaecological imaging module lead for the UK Radiology Integrated Training Initiative (R-ITI) e-learning programme.

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Dr Nishat Bharwani

Dr Nishat Bharwani is a Consultant Radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London. She qualified with honours from Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas’ Medical School in 2000 and undertook basic medical training in London and Brighton, obtaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003. She completed general Radiology training at St George's Hospital (2003-2008) and a fellowship in body MRI at Barts and The London NHS Trust (2008-2010), becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2008. Her radiological interests include gynaecological imaging, oncological imaging and urological imaging and she has published in these areas. Nishat is head of specialty for Gynaecological and Urological Imaging at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Nishat is heavily involved in teaching as joint Training Programme Director for Radiology trainees at Imperial, joint academic training lead for the London School of Radiology, and regularly delivers lectures and workshops both nationally and internationally. She is an examiner for the Royal College of Radiologists FRCR 2a examination.

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Dr Christopher Harvey

Consultant Radiologist, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Dr. Harvey qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Hospital Medical School having obtained an intercalated BSc in Physiology. He initially trained in medicine and obtained MRCP.

Dr. Harvey then trained in radiology at The Middlesex/UCL and Hammersmith Hospitals before becoming MRC research fellow at Hammersmith Hospital.

He became a consultant at Hammersmith Hospital in 2001 as well as head of ultrasound. Dr Harvey has published over 50 peer reviewed papers, three books, several chapters, as well as written or co-authored many articles on a wide spectrum of radiological subjects.

He is actively involved in teaching on several national FRCR courses. Dr. Harvey holds national as well as international editorial positions and is responsible for refereeing papers and organising courses/seminars.

Dr. Harvey’s clinical interests are general cross sectional imaging: CT colonography, CT coronary angiography, transrectal ultrasound and prostatic biopsies, carotid Doppler ultrasound as well as the renal/urogenital tract and hepatobiliary system.

His research interests include ultrasound, ultrasound contrast agents and functional imaging.

His special interests include General abdominal imaging, CT colonoscopy, CT coronary angiography, ultrasound carotids, transrectal ultrasound and prostate biopsies, ultrasound contrast agents

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Dr Priti Dutta

Consultant Radiologist, Royal Free Hospital, London

Dr Dutta is a consultant interventional radiologist at the Royal Free Hospital in London. She previously served as a consultant interventional radiologist at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. 

Dr Dutta studied medicine at University College London (UCL), graduating in 2008 with an intercalated BSc in neuroscience.

Her current interests are centred on liver imaging and intervention. She plays an active role in the hospital's regional multidisciplinary team meetings which encompass a wide case mix of hepatobiliary, pancreatic and neuroendocrine tumours, as well as colorectal metastases. She has published on topics including arteriovenous fistula intervention and the relationship of sarcopenia to outcomes in EVAR patients. 

She is currently publishing work related to the follow-up of indeterminate liver lesions in cirrhotic patients. 

Her day-to-day practice with relation to liver intervention ranges from, transjugular liver biopsies,  transarterial liver embolization, liver ablation, portal vein embolization, palliative stenting, TIPS placement and embolization of bleeding varices.  

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Dr Ken Courtney

Consultant Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London 

Dr Courtney qualified from University College Cork, Ireland in 2006 with an honours degree in Medicine and an honours Bachelor of Medical Science. He was awarded his MRCPI in 2009 and undertook specialist training in radiology in Ireland and was awarded the FFR RCSI in 2015 . 

He relocated to London and undertook post CCT fellowships in abdominal imaging at King's College Hospital and PET-CT imaging at Guy's and St Thomas's Trust. He was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at King's College Hospital in 2019.

His areas of interest include imaging in Haematological Diseases, Thyroid Imaging and Neuro-Endocrine imaging with PET-CT, Body MRI, CT and ultrasound.  

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