Welcome to Medical Imaging Dr. Amir Awwad

We are delighted to introduce a New Member of our Medical Imaging Team!

Dr. Amir Awwad (Cardiothoracic Radiologist) – January 4, 2021

Dr. Awwad is a Cardiothoracic Radiologist who joins the Department of Medical Imaging as an Assistant Professor.

Professional Training:
- Medical degree from Kasr Alainy School of Medicine, Cairo University (2002)
- MSc Clinical Engineering (Distinction), University of Liverpool (2005)
- Surgical Training (Manchester – Addenbrookes – Belfast) 2011
- Radiology Specialty Training Nottingham Certified Specialist in Diagnostic Radiology, sub-specialization in Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular & Academic Radiology (2017)
- Advanced Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship, Royal Papworth 2019
- Consultant Radiologist, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (2018-2020)

Research Interests:
- Haemodynamics, Physiological Measurements & Biomedical Sensors Applications
- Imaging Texture Analysis, Post-processing Techniques & Machine Learning (AI Health)
- Evidence-based Research (Sys. Review & Meta-analyses), Errors & Patient Safety (Clinical Auditor)

- American Heart Association (AHA) Award (Cutting Edge Technology, Baltimore, USA)
- Alastair Jamieson Research Fellowship Grant, RCSEd (Scotland, UK)
- Anu Damera Research Prize, Annual Roentgenfest (Derby, UK)
- Innovation & Research Award, IPEM (York, UK)

Special Interests:
- CMR viability, Congenital, Ischaemic Heart Diseases (perfusion), MR Angiography (2D, 4D Flow)
- CT Cardiac, Coronary, Ca-Score, TAVI, Aortograms, Renal, Cerebrovascular, Carotids
- Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases & Interstitial Lung Disease (HRCT)
- Leadership, Management in Radiology (PACs/IT servers) & Cybersecurity