Consultant Profile

Dr Tufail Patankar

Dr Tufail Patankar PhD FRCR DNB DMRD DMRE Msc MBBS
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Radiology
    • ENT Radiology
    • Interventional radiology
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • Musculoskeletal imaging
    • Neuroradiology
Special clinical interests:

Brain tumours
Neurovascular diseases
Interventional neuroradiology

Research interests:

Neurovascular diseases including stroke
Brain tumours
Advanced neuro-imaging in tumours and neurovascular diseases, particularly in diffiusion and perfusion imaging and MR spectroscopy.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Radiologists
British Society of Neuroradiology
Radiological Society of North America
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 392 3683
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Tufail Patankar trained as a neuroradiologist in Manchester. This involved adult diagnostic neuroradiology, paediatric neuroradiology, ENT and head and neck radiology and interventional neuroradiology.

He did a visiting fellowship in ear, nose and throat and head and neck radiology at University of North Carolina and a diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship at Rush Presbyterian University, St. Luke's Medical Centre, Chicago.

Dr Tufail Patankar completed his PhD from the University of Manchester on advanced imaging in neurovascular diseases, which involved brain tumours, dementia and depression.

As a diagnostic and interventional neuroradiologist with 5-year experience Dr Tufail Patankar has performed over 500 aneurysm coiling cases.

Dr Patankar also treats brain ateriovenous malformations, dural vascular malformations, tumour embolisations, spinal embolisations, ENT vascular interventions, spinal vascular and non vascular interventions including vertebroplasties and kyphoplasties.

I also treat AVMs, dural vascular malformations perform brain tumour

Personal profile:

I like kickboxing and going to the gym.

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