Dr Arif Syed

Counsultant Radiologist

Dr Syed is a musculoskeletal radiologist working at University Hospitals of Leicester, specialising in imaging (MRI, CT, and Ultrasound) and image-guided interventions (injections into joints and muscles).

He performs high resolution ultrasound scans of the joints to diagnose joint and tendon problems.  Dr Syed specialises in the imaging and management of acute and chronic soft tissue and bone sports-related injuries like Achilles tendon problems, stress injuries and tendinosis. He performs the latest, innovative and evidence-based procedures for the treatment of these conditions.

Dr Syed also have an interest in the imaging of back problems including chronic lower back pain. He performs complex spinal procedures under image guidance including spinal nerve blocks, facet blocks and bone biopsies. He has a keen interest in teaching and training and previously held the  Training Programme Director position for East Midlands radiology training.

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