Dr Shah Khan, MB BS, FRCR, MSK Dip (ESSR) Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist GMC 4609410
Shah Khan was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, in 2003. He has completed Fellowship in Musculoskeletal imaging and treatment at the world renowned Leiden University Medical Centre, Holland, following radiology training at Bristol.
He specialises in imaging of bone and joint diseases and guided treatments. He has a particular interest in Musculoskeletal imaging of Old age and leads in bone densitometry. He also contributes to the Stroke Imaging and dementia.
With his expertise in imaging, he undertakes diagnoses of degenerative changes involving the joints such as arthritis, fragility fractures, tendon disorders such as Achilles/patellar tendinitis and back/spine pain.
Currently his research is focussed on imaging of SLE in small joints and collaborated with an Artificial Intelligence provider in assessment of osteoporosis related bone fractures.
He is an expert on Musculoskeletal ultrasound and on the Faculty of University of Cumbria, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound MSc Course since 2008 and is frequently Ultrasound tutor at the European Society of Skeletal Radiology (2015).
Shah is currently the SSC (Special Selected Component) lead for University of Central Lancashire Medical Students and has helped develop, manage and set up the SSC part of the Medical Curriculum.
He is on the Editorial Board of British Journal of Hospital Medicine and pan European journal, Radiological Documents. He has over 30 peer review journal publications. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally on musculoskeletal and health related issues.
He is currently Treasurer, British Society of Skeletal Radiologists.
Shah was in the recent past , member of the Royal College of Radiologists, Professional Support and Standards Board and chaired the policy document on ‘7 day acute radiology service’. He is the only British recipient of an international award (ESSR/ISS, 2005), for research on hand bone tumours.
In recognition for his contribution to excellence in radiology and the NHS, the National Clinical Excellence Committee bestowed Shah with the prestigious bronze award in 2016. Shah was recently made an Honorary Visiting Professor by the Sahara Medical School and Hospital, at Pakistan.