Dr Tafida El-Sayed

Consultant radiologist

MB BCh, DMRD, FRCR, MSC (NM), Dip Hlth. Mgt. (Keele), MBA

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I am an experienced radiologist in the practice and theory of all aspects of clinical radiolog,; general radiology, mammography, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, (ARSAC licence holder), ultrasound (non-obstetric) and non-vascular interventional radiology.

I am experienced in all aspects of breast imaging techniques both symptomatic including all the breast cancer follow up and GP referral and National Health Screening Service (NHSBSP), needle localisation under both mammography and sonomammography.

Stereo taxis FNAC, mammography or sonomammography core biopsy including vacuum assessed mammotome, on erect and prone table. In October 2003 I started to provide radionuclide sentinel node biopsy.

From June 1995 to October 1998, I was Lead Clinician for the breast service at Mount Vernon and Watford Hospitals NHS Trust. During this time I developed the Symptomatic Breast Service and achieved both regional accreditation for quality and health authority cancer designation for the unit.

I am a member of the North Thames Regional Nuclear Medicine Group and the London Breast Screening Radiologist Quality Assurance Group. I have been a radiology clinical tutor since 1990 and undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching on a regular basis.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Tafida El-Sayed at Spire include:


Other treatments

Radiology: Breast imaging, Chest radiology, ENT radiology, Musculoskeletal imaging, Nuclear medicine

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Professional memberships

Royal College of Radiologists

British Institute of Radiology

Royal College of Radiologist Breast Group

The European Group for Breast Cancer Screening

British Nuclear Medicine Society

European Nuclear Medicine Society

Radiological Society of North America

Member of the London Breast Screening Radiologist Quality Assurance Group

Consultant in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Consultant Radiologist to North of London Breast Screening Unit, Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust. Visiting Fellow, South Bank University London, commenced 2002.

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.