Dr Anand Sastry

Consultant Neuroradiologist

MBBS, MRCS, DOHNS, FRCR


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I’m an established Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist since 2017 in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, after completing neuroradiology training in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. I’m the clinical lead for interventional neuroradiology in the University Hospital of Wales. 

I’m an expert in delivering specialist tertiary service in the treatment of complex brain aneurysms, brain AV malformations, dural AV fistula and spinal vascular abnormalities, mechanical thrombectomy for hyperacute strokes and treatment of certain spinal conditions. 

I receive many tertiary referrals from other consultants and regularly advice and facilitate further management. I also specialise in treatment of craniofacial cosmetic abnormalities and head/neck tumours to facilitate surgery. I also specialise in the treatment of caroticocavernous fistulas presenting with acute ophthalmology symptoms.

I have treated more than 400 brain aneurysms, up to 50 brain AVMS, 40 dural fistulas, 10 spinal vasular malformations and 20 mechnical thrombectomy. I have also performed more than 500 cerebral angiograms, over 20 spinal nerve root injections, 25 lumbar punctures and more than 15 lumbar myelograms.

I’m a core member of Stroke Implementation Group in Wales and I’m an active member of thrombectomy implementation task and finish group.

I’m a faculty member of radiology seminars group of radiologists and run the MRI brain course to international community. We are a passionate expert faculty dedicated to innovation in medical education of medical image interpretation.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Anand Sastry at Spire include:

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Other treatments

  • Angiograms to characterise facial and head/neck vascular abnormalities including vascular cosmetic abnormalities
  • Cerebral/neck angiograms: either new diagnosis or follow-up of patients already treated
  • Spinal procedures including CT guided nerve root injections, image guided lumbar punctures and lumbar myelograms, cerebral angiograms, endovascular treatment of brain aneurysms, AVM, dural fistulas, caroticocavernous fistula, head and neck vascular abnormalities, preoperative tumour embolization and mechanical thrombectomy for stroke

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Additional information

FRCR / Royal College of Radiologists, London / 2015
Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists


Professional memberships

Royal College of Radiologists, UK

University Hospital Wales since 2017

Outside work, I enjoy spending my time with my three children. We often walk locally in the countryside.