Consultant Profile

Dr Roland Watura

Dr Roland Watura MB ChB, MRCP, FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Musculoskeletal imaging
Special clinical interests:

Musculoskeletal imaging and interventions

Spinal imaging and therapeutic injections

Research interests:

Musculoskeletal imaging

Publications in peer reviewed journal

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Radiologist (North Bristol NHS Trust)

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Royal College of Physicians  since 1990

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists  since 1994

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4097
Contact Radiology on 0117 980 4097
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Roland Watura is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, and Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology at the University of Bristol. His Private Practice Base is at Spire Bristol Hospital, The Glen.  He is involved in teaching of undergraduates, hospital doctors and trainee Radiologist and Radiographers and is invited to lecture to various other Specialty Medical and Groups and Subspecialties Practitioners.
Dr Watura is specialised in all areas of musculoskeletal Radiology including bone and joint, spine and soft tissue imaging using fluoroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and ultrasound. He also undertakes a range of musculoskeletal interventions and therapeutic procedures such as biopsies, joint therapeutic injections and facet and nerve root blocks using various imaging modalities.

Dr Watura's particular areas of expertise include Sports Medicine Imaging and  therapeutic injection procedures. He deals with footballers, rugby players, hockey players, golfers and players in other sports'

Personal profile:

Dr Watura’s main interests are cycling of whatever form but mainly off road and mountain biking. Also spends as much spare time as possible in Cornwall, Port Isaac and enjoys sea kayaking and coastal hiking on foot.

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