Dr Allan Thomas, Consultant Neuroradiologist
MB BS DM(Radiology) FRCR MSc(Diploma)
Dr Allan Thomas is a Consultant Neuroradiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, and has been practising in the field of Radiology since 1997. He is the neuroradiology clinical lead for stroke imaging and intervention, and has contributed to the teaching of SpRs as well as improving on Neuro-oncology and Neurovascular diagnostic and interventional services. He also has sub-speciality training in Interventional Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology.
Dr Thomas has been appointed the Neuroradiology Tutor with responsibility for Core and Specialist Neuroradiology trainees. He is also the nominated radiologist for a number of oncology and stroke intervention trials such as RESTART, REDUCE, TICH, OPARATIC to name a few.
Dr Thomas has written and contributed to a range of publications across areas concerned with neuroradiology and brain imaging, and has previous medico-legal neuroradiology / medical reporting experience, including giving evidence in court.
As part of our ancillary services, Dr Thomas reports on MRI scans of the brain, head and neck, spine, sacroiliac joints, brachial plexus, lumbosacral plexus and sciatic nerve. For those patients who cannot have an MRI scan (such as those with pacemakers), Dr Thomas can report on CT myelogram’s.
Specialist areas of medico-legal interest:
- vascular diseases of the brain and spinal cord including management of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and acute ischaemic stroke
- interventional pain management in the spine
- traumatic brain injury
- brain and spinal cord tumours
- skull base, soft tissue neck and temporal bone tumours
- tumours of the orbits and neuro-ophthalmology related imaging
- imaging of the brachial and lumbosacral plexus
- management of all vascular diseases of the brain, spinal cord and head & neck and subarachnoid haemorrhage from ruptured aneurysms and dissections
- February 1994 MB.BS
- November 2001 DM (Radiology), U.W.I., Mona, Jamaica
- November 2001 FRCR, London
- December 2004 International Masters (MSc) in Neurovascular Diseases, Université Paris Sud-Faculté de Médecine de Bicêtre and Mahidol University, Thailand