Dr Arul Ganeshan

Consultant Interventional Radiologist

BSc, MBBCh, MRCP, FRCR

Year qualified:2001

Specialty

Personal profile

I am a consultant radiologist with specialist expertise in spinal imaging and performing back pain related procedures (epidural/ facet joint and nerve root injections as well as percutaneous vertebroplasty). Please see www.thespinegroup.co.uk for further details. In addition I also perform a wide range of interventional procedures including vascular angioplasty and stenting as well as embolisation of fibroids and varicoceles. I also have an interest in cross sectional imaging including computed tomography, MRI and ultrasound examinations.

I underwent specialist training at Oxford before undertaking fellowship training at Sheffield Vascular Institute and at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. I have a strong academic interest with over 40 peer reviewed articles in international radiology journals. I have also authored a radiology textbook covering the field of interventional radiology. I am actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in my capacity as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians

  • Radiological Society of North America Cardiovascular and Interventional

  • Radiological Society of Europe Global Embolization Symposium and Technologies

Clinical Interests



  • Back pain management

  • Spinal imaging and performing procedures including epidural, facet and selective nerve root injection as well vertebroplasty

  • Non invasive vascular imaging (MR or CT angiography) Embolisation (Fibroids, varicoceles) Vascular intervention (Angioplasty/stenting)

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