Dr. Shah H.M. Khan, MB BS, FRCR, MSK Dip (ESSR)

Consultant Radiologist, East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust, Blackburn( 2003-)

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (2006-)

SSM Lead, Lancaster Medical Schools (2017-

Editorial board, British Journal of Hospital Medicine (2006-)

Treasurer, British Society of Skeletal Radiologist (2016-18)Radiology 

Royal College of Radiologist, PSSB member (2013-16)

Performance Assessor, General Medical Council (2010-16)

Contact information

Mailing address                       

Royal Blackburn Hospital                 

Radiology Department

Haslingden Road                                

Blackburn; BB2 3HH                        

Lancashire; UK


Expert Witness Certificate (Cardiff University with Bond Solon), 2008

Report Writing Course (Bond Solon), 2018

Bond Solon Annual Conference, 2019

ESSR (European Society of Skeletal Radiology) Musculoskeletal Diploma, 2009

FRCR, Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists, 2001

MB BS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 1994

Current Appointment

I am a Consultant Radiologist specialising in Musculoskeletal imaging and intervention, with a particular research interest in Foot and ankle imaging. Musculoskeletal imaging encompasses sports injuries, rheumatologic and orthopaedics disorders and degenerative conditions of joints and spine.

Recent Past-Treasurer of British Society of Skeletal Radiologist.

I was member of Royal College of Radiologists, Professional Support and Standards board, which is responsible for the maintenance of standards of radiology service. I was also, Radiology Performance assessor for the GMC, responsible for assessing the fitness to practice of radiologists (1 of only 5 in UK).

Only British radiologist awarded, the prestigious ESSR/ISS Award (European Society of Skeletal Radiology/International Skeletal Society) for Best Scientific research, Oxford, 2005

Awarded prestigious Bronze award by the National Clinical Excellence Committee in 2016, in recognition of excellence in radiology.

I have undertaken specialist Musculoskeletal Fellowship, at internationally renowned Leiden University Medical Centre, Holland



Books- Chapters in 5 international musculoskeletal radiology books

Infection in the Appendicular skeleton. SHM Khan, JL Bloem. Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System. Edited by T.Pope, W. Morrison, JL Bloem, D. Wilson, J. Beltran. Published by Elsevier, 2014.

Peer reviewed journals (over 30 publications…selected recent)

1.    What is the relation between number of sessions worked and productivity of radiologists - a pilot study?

Khan SH, Hedges WP

Journal of Digital Imaging. 2016 Apr;29(2):165-74.

2.     Adult Hypophosphataemic Osteomalacia

 Imalingat HM, Mackichan M, Brockbank JE, Khan SH

 JBR-BTR, 2015 June; 98(3):127-128

3.     Brodie’s Abscess with osteomyelitis of the foot

Siddiqui MS, Javed S, Zubairy A, Khan SH. JBR-BTR. 2014 May-Jun; 97(3): 168-9

4.     Radiology of acute thoracic and lumbar injuries

Matthews HR, Khan SH. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Jul; 72(7): M109-11

5. IRMER regulations: Compliance rate of radiograph reporting by non-radiology clinicians. Kiu A, Bano F, Barnes R, Khan SH. Clin Radiol. 2010 Dec; 65(12): 984-8. Epub 2010 Oct 8


Society Membership

Royal College of Radiologist

British Society of Skeletal Radiologist

European Society of Skeletal Radiologist

European Society of Radiology

Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS)