Prof. Janani Pillai

Prof. Janani Pillai

Clinical radiology 06135794

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound

About me

Professor Janani Pillai is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist with a special interest in multimodality imaging of skeletal injuries using Ultrasound, MRI, X-rays and CT. She is also an expert at providing imaging-guided musculoskeletal interventions and injections. She is experienced in elite sports, having worked as a Sports Radiologist in the �XXII Commonwealth Games.

After completing her general radiology training at King's College Hospital, London, she obtained her FRCR and the EDiR (European diploma in radiology). Whilst at King's, the extensive exposure to trauma and musculoskeletal radiology, King�s being one of the 4 major trauma centres in London, kindled her interest in musculoskeletal imaging, prompting her to obtain the sought-after musculoskeletal fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. During this time, she also did an Honorary Fellowship at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. Following this, Prof Pillai is now a substantive Consultant Radiologist in the London North West Health Care NHS Trust (Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals).

Prof J K Pillai (Previously Dr J Kumaraguru) is a recipient of the Institute of Leadership and Management endorsed Award as a Radiology Registrar in 2015. �She is an invited member of the European Society of Skeletal Radiologists Sports, Arthritis and Ultrasound Subcommittees which are involved in drafting practice guidelines for European Radiologists. As a part of the British Society of Skeletal Radiologists Expert panel, she was involved in revising the Royal College of Radiologists' guidelines for imaging referrals in the United Kingdom.

Prof Pillai has been nominated for The Trainer of the Year Award in 2017 for her commitment to teaching. She is an Honorary Professor of MSK Radiology and passionately enjoys teaching radiology including Ultrasound imaging to Radiologists, Medical Students, Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals. She is involved in teaching/examining at Brunel Medical School and Imperial College, and she previously held Honorary roles at King's College London and Peninsula Medical School. Additionally, she serves on the interview panel for recruiting Radiologists. She continues to lecture, and chair in various regional meetings, national and international conferences on invite.

Areas of interest

Musculoskeletal Imaging; sports imaging; imaging guided interventions including injections; ultrasound guided injections; imaging of Injuries; Ultrasound; CT ; MRI; Pain; Injury;

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