Consultant Profile

Dr Daniel Birchall

Dr Daniel Birchall MA MB BChir MRCP FRCR MD MBA
Practicing at:
Spire Washington Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Neuroradiology
Special clinical interests:

MR and CT imaging of the Brain and Spine; and fluoroscopic spinal intervention.
Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Spinal Radiological Interventional Techniques

Research interests:

Dr Birchall has active research interests, and has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His current research activity centres on the neuro-psychological aspects of image interpretation and on organisational functionality.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neuroradiologist, Regional Neurosciences Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

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

Royal College of Radiologists
British Society of Neuroradiology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0191 415 1272
Private secretary:
Gillian Bennett
Private secretary telephone number:
0191 282 5408
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Birchall has been Consultant Neuroradiologist at Newcastle Regional Neurosciences Centre since 1999. During this period, he has also served as Head of Service, and as Chair of the Trust’s Information Systems Strategy Board.

He completed Medical School at Cambridge University; trained as a Physician in Bristol and Queensland; undertook his general radiological training in Manchester and completed his higher neuroradiological training in Perth, Western Australia.

Additional higher degrees include a Distinction in MBA from Newcastle University Business School; and my MD Thesis for studies into adolescent scoliosis.

He is a senior editor at the British Journal of Radiology; and has been on the Board of the British Society of Neuroradiology. He ontinues to have a national role on behalf of the Society as lead for national benchmarking.

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Dr Daniel Birchall

Dr Daniel Birchall Radiology Consultant, Washington, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, private hospital specialist.

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