Catch-up Service:
Spine Imaging Webinar 2020

A practical MSK and Neuro case-based webinar

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Who should watch

All content has been delivered for Consultants and Senior Trainees in Radiology, Spinal Surgery, Rheumatology, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine and those undertaking spinal intervention


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


£275 (inc VAT) for 90 days of access.

Add the COVID-19 Imaging webinar series catch-up service for an extra £25 when booking either of the above. Use discount code CCC19.

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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:


Degenerative spine [including cord compression]

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

Spondyloarthritis and infection

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

Post-operative spine

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

Spinal canal abnormalities part 1: spinal cord

Dr Matthew Maeder, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology and Emergency Radiology, Darmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire

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

Non-vascular spinal intervention [including fusion imaging]

Dr Gina Allen, Consultant Radiologist, University Hospital Birmingham
and Dr David Wilson, Consultant MSK Radiologist, St Luke's Radiology, Oxford

Brachial plexus

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

Thoracolumbar trauma

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

Cervical trauma [including the occipitocervical junction and anatomic variants]

Dr Qaiser Malik, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Basildon University Hospital

Spinal pathology in elite sports

Dr Andrew Dunn, Consultant MSK Radiologist, Fortius Clinic

Surgical procedures and implants

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

Spinal tumours [including marrow abnormalities]

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

Paediatric spine

Helen Cliffe, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Comments from the attendees in November 2020


faculty MEMBERS

Dr Matthew Maeder

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.

Dr Asif Saifuddin

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.

Dr Elizabeth Dick

Dr Elizabeth Dick

Dr 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.

Dr Sachit Shah

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.

Dr David Wilson

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.

Mr B Roy Chaudhary

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). *

Dr Andrew Dunn

Dr Andrew Dunn

Dr Andrew Dunn completed radiology training on the Mersey School of Radiology in 2005, and completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging from the University of Toronto in 2006. Andrew is a consultant and honorary clinical lecturer at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

Dr. Dunn has a specialist interesting in the imaging of sports injury, and provides imaging services to many Premier League and Championship football clubs, Super League Rugby Clubs and other elite sports institutions throughout the Northwest region, and was a member of the MSK imaging team for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Andrew maintains an active role in education, teaching on the Mersey School of Radiology and the Northern Deanery Fellowship of Sports and Exercise Medicine training programme.

COMMENTS from previous online courses

Some positive things come out of the current COVID crisis
Consultant Intensivist
Good content, short lecture format, remote access, great!
Consultant Anaesthetist
I think the online streaming format really works, it should bring costs down, more environmentally friendly...should be used more often now.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Good of Infomed in developing this on-line teaching format so quickly, I guess this may be the future.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent interactive course with new on line option that worked very well
Consultant Radiologist
Speakers, topics, timekeeping, helpful organiser and content all very good.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent - the streaming service was excellent in audio and video. There was no lag between the delivery and the AV content.
Consultant Radiologist
I must say that I was very impressed, given current Coronavirus issues, at late notice sorted out online streaming of the conference that worked well. The organisers showed a good understanding of the situation. Well delivered and well done Infomed.
Consultant Radiologist
Great day, did well above expectation given the existing Covid-19 pandemic and the unexpected online streaming
Consultant Radiologist
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