Dr Tufail Patankar

PhD, FRCR, DNBE, DMRD, DMRE, MSc, MBBS


Profile

Dr Tufail Patankar trained as a Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist in Manchester. This involved adult diagnostic neuroradiology, paediatric neuroradiology, ENT and head and neck radiology and interventional neuroradiology.

He did a visiting fellowship in ear, nose and throat and head and neck radiology at University of North Carolina and a diagnostic neuroradiology fellowship at Rush Presbyterian University, St Luke's Medical Centre, Chicago.

Dr Patankar completed his PhD from the University of Manchester on advanced imaging in neurovascular diseases, which involved brain tumours, dementia and depression.

As an experienced Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional neuroradiologist, Dr Patankar has performed over 1000 aneurysm coiling cases. He has experience in advanced aneurysm treatment with web and flow divertors such as pipeline stents.

Dr Patankar also treats brain ateriovenous malformations, dural vascular malformations, tumour embolisations, spinal embolisations, ENT vascular interventions, spinal vascular and non-vascular interventions including vertebroplasties and spinal biopsies.


Clinics

  • By arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust

Interests

Other interests

  • Endovascular treatment of brain aneurysm
  • Hyperacute stroke
  • Stroke and brain tumour imaging
  • Vertibroplasty

Personal interests

Gym and kickboxing


Member of

  • Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Society of Neuroradiology

Research

Dr Patankar completed his PhD at University of Manchester on advanced imaging in neurovascular diseases, which involved brain tumours, dementia and depression.

He has a special interest in stroke and brain tumour imaging.

He has published more than 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and has been involved in a number of research studies in brain tumour imaging and stroke.