Dr Rajat Chowdhury
MA(Oxon), BMBCh, MRCS, FRCR, FBIR
Dr Chowdhury graduated from Oxford University with several medical school prizes and scholarships to complete parts of his training at Harvard University, Mayo Clinic, and the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto. After undertaking training on the Imperial College Surgery Programme in London, he won a place on the Wessex Radiology Programme and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. He was selected to complete a highly competitive musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London and an honorary fellowship at the internationally reknowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford leading to being appointed as a consultant in Musculoskeletal Radiology at Oxford University Hospitals.
He sees a complete spectrum of patients including elite athletes and professional dancers, particularly at his practice in Harley Street, London. He was selected to work with the dancers of the BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ the last two seasons.
Dr Chowdhury’s awards include a research scholarship from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence and an international academic scholarship from the Radiological Society of North America. He was chair of the British Institute of Radiology Young Professionals Committee and later elected to Council (2010-2013). He was awarded lifetime Fellowship of the British Institute of Radiology in 2014.
He has several peer-reviewed publications and lectures at international conferences. He is author of a number of radiology and surgery textbooks, including ‘Radiology at a Glance ’ now in its 2nd edition, and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. He was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Anatomy at The Queen’s College, Oxford in 2017.
Areas of Special Interest
He has a strong interest in medical leadership and was previously the national leadership representative for doctors in training at the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges. He was selected and successfully completed the Royal College of Radiologists’ Leadership Programme and appointed to lead the musculoskeletal trauma radiology service at Oxford’s Major Trauma Centre.
Dr Chowdhury is officially trained in writing expert witness reports. He is also a highly sought after executive interview skills coach for many senior doctors, with an almost 100% success rate in those doctors coached by him.