Dr. Shuvro H. Roy Choudhury | Best Radiologist In Kolkata | Narayana Health

Dr. Shuvro H. Roy Choudhury

FRCS, FCIRSE, EBIR (Vienna) Chief of Interventional & Endovascular Radiology, Consultant Radiologist

  • SpecialityInterventional Radiology

  • HospitalKolkata - Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Howrah, Kolkata - Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences

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Brief Profile

Dr Shuvro H Roy-Choudhury, FRCS (London), FRCR (London), CCST (UK), FCIRSE, EBIR is a Consultant in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology who works in India and part time in the UK with over 25 years of experience in the UK.

Professional Qualifications:

After completing his surgical training and FRCS, he trained in Radiology in Yorkshire before completing a Fellowship in Interventional Radiology in Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital in London under the supervision of Professor Andreas Adam, ex President of the Royal College of Radiologists. He has worked with stalwarts in Interventional Radiology like Dr Riccardo Lencioni in Italy, Dr T DeBaere and Dr Afshin Gangi in France. He is one of the first European Interventionists to be awarded the European Board and Fellowship. He has worked as a senior Consultant in a leading teaching hospital in the UK since 2004 and as a lead in Interventional Radiology in NH group of Hospitals, Kolkata since 2014.

Expertise and roles:

He practises the breadth of Abdominal, Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology with particular expertise in tumour ablations like RFA, embolisations including fibroids and prostate, complex needle biopsies, injections and drainages, biliary and urological stents, bone intervention, peripheral arterial and venous interventions including varicose veins, dialysis fistula, TIPSS etc. Since a sabbatical in India in 2012, he has successfully set up the first dedicated interventional lab and a comprehensive team in Eastern India. This lab is credited with several firsts in the region and performs complex interventions including aortic surgeries, complex below knee angioplasties, often in close cooperation with other clinical specialities. He is also an expert in thoraco-abdominal CT and MRI including the use of 320 slice CT, bariatric radiology, staging of cancers and is a US level II certified interpreter of cardiac CT and currently offers a second opinion imaging service on these topics.

Active in research and teaching, Dr Roy-Choudhury has 39 peer-reviewed publications, over 105 international scientific presentations, over 120 invited lectures and has contributed chapters in 6 textbooks. He set up and ran the first tumour ablation service (lung, kidney and liver) in the Midlands (UK) and was the author of the first European paper on kidney ablation. Research areas include tumour ablation, dialysis access, fibroid embolisations, rectal cancer, perianal fistulae, GI bleeding, CT Colonography, laparoscopic banding for obesity, abdominal trauma, biliary/enteral stents, pelvic floor imaging etc. He lectures widely and is an invited faculty in several British (ACPGBI, BSIR), Indian (ISVIR, IRIA, TTRI, ARSCICON, IACTI, APICON, USICON, EMCON, NEW, EVL, PULMOCON), European (ESGAR, CIRSE, ECIO), Asia-Pacific (APCIO, APSCVIR, CCMA) and American (SIR, SPECTRUM) meetings and serves as a reviewer of several European & Indian journals.

He is currently the President Elect of the Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and the Vice President of the Indian Society of Interventional Onco-Radiology. He is a proctor for tumour ablation in India and the UK and is on the advisory board for several medical organisations. He was awarded the ‘Hero’ in IR in Eastern India by ISVIR for changing the landscape of IR in this part of India. He was the only international interventional radiologist on a WHO team preparing an international document on kit and staffing for hospitals in cancer management. He is often in the news, mostly credited with several ‘firsts’ in Eastern India, including kidney ablation, trauma embolisation, fertility following fibroid embolisation, TEVAR etc

Current appointment:

He currently leads Interventional & Endovascular Radiology and Specialised Imaging for a large private hospital with 7 sites in Eastern India (NH Group) and works part time as a Consultant Radiologist at University Hospital of North Midlands at Stoke-On-Trent, UK. He can be contacted via email at imagingandintervention@gmail.com, via the switchboard at NH Kolkata at +91 33 71222222, via mobile at +918337066672, or, when in the UK, at, +447407204629.

Qualification

  • FRCS, FRCR, FCIRSE, EBIR (Vienna)

Post held in past

  • Consultant Radiologist at Fortis Hospitals
  • Consultant Radiologist, University Hospital Birmingham
  • Senior Fellow in Interventional Radiology at Guys & St Thomas' Hospital
  • Radiology residency in various hospitals in the Yorkshire Deanery, UK
  • Rotating surgical training in various hospitals in UK and Ireland

Fields of Experience

  • Interventional & Endovascular Therapies
  • Diagnostic Body and Vascular Imaging

Awards & Recognition

  • 5 Clinical Excellence Awards in 8 years in UK from 2004 to 2012
  • Award of 'Hero' by ISVIR for developing IR in Eastern India
  • Ablation Centre of Excellence by CCMA

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • CCST: Completion of Specialist Training, UK
  • WBMC
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Indian Society of Vascular & Interventional Radiology
  • Cardiovascular & Interventional Society of Europe
  • European Society of Radiology
  • Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology
  • Indian Radiological &Imaging Association

Publications

  • 44 publications including CT Colonography, rectal cancer, Fibroid embolisations, tumour ablations, GI bleeding etc 7 book chapters

Key Procedures Performed

  • Dialysis access interventions
  • Fibroid embolisation
  • Prostatic artery embolisation
  • Tumour ablation
  • RFA
  • Microwave ablation
  • Varicose veins
  • Peripheral arterial interventions
  • Abdominal CT and MRI including enterography
  • Liver imaging
  • CT colonography
  • Tumour staging
  • Vascular Imaging including coronary CTA

Rare/ Unique Skills

  • Unique combination of surgical training, extensive skills in Diagnostic Imaging and applying all of this to minimally invasive Interventional and Endovascular techniques
  • Largest experience in the subcontinent on kidney tumour ablation

Languages Spoken

English, Bengali, Hindi