Dr Poonam Parekh

Consultant Radiologist
MBChB, MMedSci, FRCR, DRCOG, ARSAC (Nuclear Medicine & PET CT)

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Poonam Parekh at Spire include:

Clinical radiology

Gynaecology

Other treatments

Transabdominal Ultrasound - General

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Professional profile

I trained for five years on the West Midlands Deanery Radiology Scheme, successfully achieving my fellowship from the Royal College of Radiologists and completion of training in 2013. I have been a Consultant Radiologist since 2014 and joined Spire Little Aston in 2016. I am a specialist in gynaecological, oncology and radionuclide imaging (nuclear medicine). I did a 4-month post completion of training PET CT Fellowship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. I regularly present all the imaging cases at the Gynae MDT. I have my practitioner's ARSAC License to be able to practice nuclear medicine and PET CT.

I am highly skilled in transabdominal ultrasound (general) and transvaginal ultrasound (for all gynaecological disorders/assessment/fertility). I report MRI of the gynaecological pelvis, brain, spine, MRCP, MR small bowel. I report on all general and oncology CT scans. I am a specialist in gynaecological staging scans.

We perform many nuclear medicine studies of which the most common are: bone scans (for cancer staging), dynamic bone scans (for prosthetic loosening and infection), renograms (MAG-3), DMSA, HIDA (for gall bladder function assessment), gastric emptying, thyroid and parathyroid scans, DaTSCANS (for Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonian plus syndromes, essential tremor and Lewy Body Dementia).

I report PET CT (FDG & Choline) - for all oncology staging, Prostate cancer, vasculitis and infection.

Clinical Interests

Adolescent gynaecology
Assisted conception
Endometriosis
Gynaecological cancer
Infertility
Menopause
Menorrhagia
Menstrual disorders
Miscarriage
Post menopausal problems
Subfertility
Urogynaecology

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Birmingham / 2006
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBChB is a degree given to Doctors upon successful completion of medical school training.


Professional memberships

Royal College of Radiologists
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
British Nuclear Medicine Society


Professional leadership

I lead the Nuclear Medicine Services at Good Hope Hospital. I am leading the Nuclear Medicine Service Improvements at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope Hospital.

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Current NHS posts

University Hospitals Birmingham:

- Good Hope Hospital

- Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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Personal Profile

I enjoy going to the cinema and travelling the world with my family. I also like to experience new cultures and cuisines as well as keeping fit and active.

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Private contact details

Telephone Spire Little Aston Imaging Department 0121 580 7141