Established, 2004 in the UK
CPD accredited, online courses for doctors in all of the major specialties

Spine Imaging Webinar 2021

A practical MSK and Neuro case-based webinar

For Consultants and Senior Trainees in Radiology, Spinal Surgery, Rheumatology, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine and those undertaking spinal intervention

Fully interactive webinar

Attendees will be provided with individual, secure access to the cases and advanced image viewing PACS software so that they can go through the cases with the faculty, simultanteously.

12 CPD Points

Attendees will be asked to evaluate each session and will be provided with a CPD certificate upon completion This course provides 12 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists

Catch-up with course playback for revison and reflection

We included in your fee, access to the course recordings for up to 7 day with an optional extra to extend this to 31 days.

Cloud based PACS

We are proud to be working in partnership with Collective Minds Radiology.

Collective Minds provide the access, capacity and software and support to run a smooth, slick case based webinar for radiologists.

Attendance Fees

£345: Live access to the two day webinar + access to webinar catch-up service for 60 days

Demonstration of the case image viewer.
You are in control with your own access to the cases!

Course directors

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Professor Rowena Johnson

Professor Rowena Johnson undertook her radiology training at Imperial College Hospitals, London followed by two competitive, internationally recognised fellowships in Musculoskeletal Radiology, namely at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, and Toronto, Canada. She has worked at several centres of excellence, including the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore), giving her varied and comprehensive experience. She has experience in managing elite sports players, including working with the team covering the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Prior to radiology, Prof Johnson worked as a Clinical Editor for the British Medical Journal. Her current roles as the Editor of the Royal College of Radiologists Newsletter and Advisory Editor to the Clinical Radiology journal ensures she stays at the forefront of new research and developments in her field. She lectures nationally and internationally and has organised several successful ongoing teaching courses.

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Dr Rajat Chowdhury

Dr Rajat Chowdhury is a Consultant MSK Radiologist at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and image-guided treatment of sports injuries, musculoskeletal conditions including orthopaedic and rheumatological disorders, spine, trauma, sarcoma and bone infection. Rajat read medicine at Oxford University, completed basic surgical training at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College London, and clinical radiology training in Wessex. He completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London with advanced fellowship training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. His publications include lead author of 'Radiology at a Glance' and contribution to the forthcoming edition of 'Gray's Anatomy'. He was a NICE Scholar and awarded lifelong Fellowship of the British Institute of Radiology in 2014. He was appointed as Lead for MSK Trauma Imaging in Oxford in 2015 and Clinical Lecturer in Anatomy at The Queen's College, Oxford in 2017.

Who should attend

Course highlights

The content

Thirteen sessions over two days:

Each session includes:

the aim

To provide Consultant Radiologists with a practical, stimulating and comprehensive update on in depth interpretation and reporting practice in spinal imaging:

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the delegate will have:


Tuesday 16 November 2021

09:45-17:00 (GMT)

09:15 – 09:45

Webinar opens for connection

09:45 – 10:00

Introduction to Webex and Collective Minds Radiology PACS

Mr Jack Hodson and Professor Rowena Johnson

10:00 – 10:40

Degenerative spine [including cord compression]

Dr Rajat Chowdhury, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10:40 – 11:20

Spondyloarthritis and infection

Professor Rowena Johnson, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11:20 – 11:40


11:40 – 12:30

Spinal pathology in elite sports

Dr Andrew Dunn, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Subspeciality Elite Sport, Fortius Clinic

12:30 – 13:20


13:20 – 14:10

Spinal canal abnormalities part 1: spinal cord

Dr Matthew Maeder, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology and Emergency Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

14:10 – 15:00

Brachial plexus

Dr Sachit Shah, Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London

15:00 – 15:20


15:20 – 16:10

Thoracolumbar trauma

Professor Elizabeth Dick, Consultant Radiologist and Hon Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

16:10 – 17:00

Cervical trauma [including the occipitocervical junction and anatomic variants]

Dr Qaiser Malik, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Basildon University Hospital



Wednesday 17 November 2021

09:00 - 17:00 (GMT)

09:00 – 09:30

Webinar opens for connection

09:30 – 09:45

Welcome and Introduction

Dr Rajat Chowdhury, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

09:45 – 10:45

Paediatric spine

Dr Saira Haque, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

10:45 – 11:15


11:15 – 12:20

Surgical procedures and implants

Mr Bedansh Chaudhary, Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12:20 – 13:20


13:20 – 14:10

Non-vascular spinal intervention [including fusion imaging]

Dr David Wilson, Consultant MSK Radiologist, St Luke's Radiology, Oxford

14:10 – 15:00

Spinal Canal abnormalities part 2: Extramedullary and epidural

Dr Matthew Maeder, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology and Emergency Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine

15:00 – 15:20


15:20 – 16:10

Post-operative spine

Dr Richard Hughes, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury

16:10 – 17:00

Spinal tumours [including marrow abnormalities]

Dr Asif Saifuddin, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore



faculty MEMBERS

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Dr Matthew Maeder

Dr Matthew Maeder is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University Medical Center Department of Radiology. He earned an undergraduate degree in physics from the Ohio State University, where he researched interactions between light and matter using a femtosecond laser. He then went on to medical school at the University of Cincinnati, followed by radiology training at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. He is dual fellowship-trained in both Body MRI and Neuroradiology, both at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His interests include diseases of the spinal canal and head and neck. Dr Maeder is experienced in a variety of spinal procedures including vertebroplasty, sacroplasty, facet joint synovial cyst rupture, and CT- or fluoroscopic-guided spine biopsy. He is currently on the faculty at Boston University specializing in Emergency and Neuroradiology.

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Dr Asif Saifuddin

Dr Asif Saifuddin is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Stanmore. He earned his medical degree from The University of Manchester Medical School, undertook his radiology training in Leeds, and obtained a Fellowship of The Royal College of Radiologists. He is primarily interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology, but in particular diagnostic and interventional imaging of musculoskeletal tumours.

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Professor Elizabeth Dick

Professor Elizabeth Dick, MRCP, FRCR, MD, is a Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College NHS Trust with expertise in Body MRI, Emergency, Trauma and MSK Radiology, subjects upon which she has published and lectured nationally and internationally. She completed a two-year Fellowship in Body MRI, during which time she earned her doctoral degree. She has published several books and a CD Rom for training Radiologists, and taught on numerous UK postgraduate courses to medical and paramedical specialists. She is Immediate Past President of the British Society of Emergency Radiology and President Elect of the European Society of Emergency Radiology 2017-2019.

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Dr Sachit Shah

Dr Sachit Shah is a consultant in diagnostic neuroradiology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at Queen Square. Dr Shah studied medicine at University College London, and undertook postgraduate training in medicine at Hammersmith and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Following this, he trained in radiology at Imperial College Hospitals, before undertaking subspecialist training in neuroradiology on the Pan-London Neuroradiology Fellowship. In addition to wide ranging expertise including stroke, pituitary and dementia imaging, Dr Shah has a specialist interest in the imaging of peripheral nerve and muscle disorders. Dr Shah also holds an academic post at the UCL Institute of Neurology, and is a lecturer on the UCL Advanced Neuroimaging MSc programme.

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Dr David Wilson

Dr David Wilson trained at King’s College Hospital, London and the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals. His primary interest is in the application of modern imaging techniques to disorders of the locomotor system and spine intervention. He has undertaken original work in the application of diagnostic ultrasound to joint, muscle, and soft tissue disease with particular attention to joint effusion and congenital dysplasia of the hip. He has over 20 years of experience in vertebroplasty and is the author of publications on multicentre controlled trials on the treatment of insufficiency fractures. He has established innovative training courses in the UK in musculoskeletal ultrasound in Oxford and Bath. He teaches internationally and is a leader in the development of ultrasound in musculoskeletal disease and injection techniques in the spine.

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Mr B Roy Chaudhary

Mr B Roy Chaudhary is one the highest rated Neurosurgical Spinal Consultants in the UK*. He is a private Neurosurgeon/Spine Surgeon in Oxford having received gold medals, multiple scholarships and awards for his research and patient feedback on spinal and neurosurgical conditions. These include the Harry Morton Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Association of Spine Surgeons President's Fellowship Award. He is also a NHS consultant at Oxford University Hospitals having trained at Imperial College, London (M.Sc, Surgical Technology), University of Toronto (International Spinal Fellowship) and Cambridge, UK (NTN/Residency). *

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Dr Qaiser Malik

Dr Qaiser Malik is a Consultant MSK Radiologist and Clinical Director of Radiology at MSE NHS Trust, one of the largest DGH trusts in the country.
He is a Honorary Senior Lecturer for University College London Medical School.
He has served on the Scientific Programme Committee for 7 years for the Royal College of Radiologists and was the Newsletter editor for 2 years.
Dr Malik graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine and intercalated with a First Class Honours BSc in Anatomy. As a physician Dr Malik gained the MRCP qualification.
He trained in the East of England spending time at Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital and at the prestigious Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, obtaining the FRCR qualification.
Dr Malik has a keen interest in musculoskeletal MRI and Ultrasound, including Ultrasound guided procedures such as steroid injections and PRP procedures.
His interests also include efficiency and effective management in the Radiology department, implementation of lean working and innovation. He has a sub specialist interest in the role of AI in imaging.

Frequently asked questions

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the ‘chat’ facility and they will be put to the speakers.

YES! We shall ask for your evaluation of the faculty and organisation. Upon completing this, we shall send you a certificate of attendance by email.

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