Dr Daniel Birchall

Consultant Radiologist


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I have been a Consultant Neuroradiologist at Newcastle Regional Neurosciences Centre since 1999. During this period, I have also served as Head of Service, and as Chair of the Trust's Information Systems Strategy Board.

I completed Medical School at Cambridge University before training as a Physician in Bristol and Queensland. I undertook my general radiological training in Manchester and completed my 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.

I am a senior editor at the British Journal of Radiology; and have been on the Board of the British Society of Neuroradiology. I continue to have a national role on behalf of the Society as lead for national benchmarking.


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

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

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

Telephone 0191 415 1272
Private secretary Gillian Bennett