Dr Neil Porter

Consultant Radiologist


Professional Memberships

  • The British Society of Skeletal Radiologists
  • European Society of Skeletal Radiologists
  • Council Member for the Section of Imaging of Manchester Medical Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests

Neil has interests in all aspects of musculoskeletal imaging, reporting MR, CT and plain film studies as well as performing musculoskeletal ultrasound. He also performs ultrasound and fluoroscopic guided injections, including joint and tendon sheath injections, hydrodilatation and arthrograms. Neil also has an interest in soft tissue sarcomas and is a member of the multidisciplinary regional soft tissue sarcoma team based at Manchester Royal Infirmary where he performs imaging of soft tissue tumours, including ultrasound guided biopsy.

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust


Personal profile

Dr Neil Porter is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist based at Salford Royal Hospital as well as Honorary Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Manchester Royal Infirmary (since 2014).

Prior to becoming a consultant Neil undertook a dedicated musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry, a national and internationally renowned musculoskeletal centre and one of only a handful of bone tumour centres in the UK. Neil’s general radiology training was on the Manchester Radiology Training Scheme (now known as the North West School of Radiology), where he obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR).

Before radiology training Neil undertook basic surgical training, passing the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England examination (MRCS). His undergraduate medical training was at University College London Medical School, graduating as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery as well as obtaining an intercalated Bachelor of Science degree.

Neil is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester and has lectured on local and national courses, as well as being an Educational and Clinical Supervisor for radiology registrars. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and is an active reviewer for Clinical Radiology.

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