Dr Sinha graduated from medical school with honours in anatomy and surgery. He gained a place to study Radiology at the prestigious Manipal Academy of Higher Sciences after obtaining the Gold Medal at the national entrance examinations. During this time he spent two years in full-time research which involved study of portal haemodynamics in chronic liver disease using Doppler examinations. Thereafter he trained at University Hospitals of Leicester where he specialised in abdominal/gastrointestinal radiology.
He was appointed as a Consultant at Warwick Hospital in 2005 where he set up the dedicated gastrointestinal imaging unit with advanced techniques such as virtual colonoscopy and small bowel imaging. His main areas of interest are in intestinal imaging, particularly using advanced CT and MRI techniques.
He is currently the Lead radiologist for Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary and Cancer imaging at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. He is also an Honorary Assistant Professor at Warwick Medical School.
Literature, Art, Cricket. Dr Sinha has specialist interest in Indian art and has curated several exhibitions and contributed to books and monographs on medieval Indian painting.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr Rakesh Sinha at Nuffield Health
- Specialist abdominal radiology
- Gastrointestinal radiology
Dr Sinha has published more than 40 papers in peer reviewed journals on Crohn’s disease, bowel cancer, intestinal and abdominal imaging. He has also published books and contributed chapters in several radiology textbooks. He regularly conducts workshops and seminars in his area of specialization in intestinal imaging nationally and internationally.
He was awarded the Kemp-Harper prize by the Royal College of Radiology, London for research in 2006. He was awarded the Diwanchand Aggarwal National Oration by the Indian College of Radiology in 2011.
- Royal College of Radiologists
- European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists
- British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists
Other posts held
- Consultant Radiologist, Warwick Hospital
Dr Rakesh Sinha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr Rakesh Sinha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr Rakesh Sinha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.