Dr Neal Chhaya


Dr Deborah Allen

Areas of expertise

  • Musculoskeletal & Sports Imaging, including CT and MR Arthrography
  • Breast Imaging
  • General cross-sectional imaging : CT, MRI & Ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal Interventions : ultrasound and fluoroscopic guided joint injections, spinal nerve root and facet injections
  • Breast Interventions : ultrasound-guided biopsy, marker/ coil placement, wire localisation.
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) imaging.

  • Professional memberships:

  • Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Society of Breast Radiologists
  • British Society of Skeletal Radiologists
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons


  • Research, Teaching, Publications etc:

  • Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals including Skeletal Radiology, Clinical Radiology, Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, Foot and Ankle International
  • Complex musculoskeletal interventions including vertebroplasty /cementoplasty and cryoablation techniques


  • Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) 1st class 1997
  • MB,BS 2000
  • MRCS 2004
  • FRCR 2012


  • Training

  • The Royal Free Medical School, London (MBBS)
  • University College, London (BSc)
  • Radiology Training : The Royal Free Hospital, London
  • Advanced Training 2013-14 : International Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology - Vancouver General Hospital, British Columbia;  2012-13 : Fellowship in Breast Radiology - The Royal Free Hospital and North London NHS Breast Screening Unit


  • Date of NHS appointment as Consultant: 2014