Dr Malavika Nathan is a dual accredited Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician, currently practicing at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
She qualified from Guy’s King’s and St. Thomas School of Medicine and subsequently undertook general medical SHO training at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, attaining the MRCP in the process. She trained in Clinical Radiology under the Royal Free Hospital Training scheme, and after achieving the FRCR, pursued higher training in Nuclear Medicine both at the Royal Free and at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. During her specialist training, she undertook an MSc in Nuclear Medicine from King’s College London, and was awarded a Distinction.
She is qualified to report all aspects of SPECT-CT and PET-CT hybrid imaging, general Nuclear Medicine and CT, but has a particular interest in musculoskeletal SPECT-CT. She has wide experience in spine, hip, knee and ankle and foot SPECT-CT, both in the pre-operative and post-operative settings. She has co-authored book chapters on bone scintigraphy and is often invited to speak on musculoskeletal SPECT-CT at regional, national and international conferences.