Specialist Areas

Musculoskeletal imaging and interventional procedures.




Contact details

01254 294386 - Cath Kerans

Clinic assess times

MSK Ultrasound- Mon AM and Tues PM

Fluoroscopy/injections- Wed AM

Reporting- rest of the time


Shah Khan was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, in 2003. He has completed Fellowship in Musculoskeletal imaging and treatment at the world renowned Leiden University Medical Centre, Holland, following radiology training at Bristol.

He specialises in imaging of bone and joint diseases, with particular interest in sports injuries. He has expertise in image guided injections and treatments, such as barbottage and shoulder hydrodilation. He super specialises in foot and ankle imaging and interventions.  

He leads in bone densitometry and also contributes to the Stroke Imaging.

With his expertise in imaging, he undertakes diagnoses of degenerative changes involving the joints such as arthritis, fragility fractures, tendon disorders such as Achilles/patellar tendinitis and back/spine pain.

He is an expert on Musculoskeletal ultrasound and on the Faculty of University of Cumbria, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound MSc Course.

Shah is currently the SSC (Special Selected Component) lead for University of Central Lancashire Medical Students and has helped develop, manage and set up the SSC part of the Medical Curriculum.

He is on the Editorial Board of British Journal of Hospital Medicine and pan European journal, Radiological Documents.  He has over 30 peer review journal publications. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally on musculoskeletal and health related issues.

He is currently Treasurer, British Society of Skeletal Radiologists.

He is the only British radiologist recipient of the prestigious International Musculoskeletal Radiology award (ESSR/ISS, 2005), for research on hand bone tumours.

Shah was recently made an Honorary Visiting Professor by the Sahara Medical School and Hospital, at Pakistan.

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Research interests

Currently his research is focussed on imaging of SLE in small joints and collaborated with an Artificial Intelligence provider in assessment of osteoporosis related bone fractures.

He also has devised innovative diagnostic procedure of ultrasound arthrogram for assessment of plantar plate injuries, which is a fairly common cause of foot pain.

Professional membership

Royal College of Radiologists

British Society of Skeletal Radiologists

European Society of Radiology

Radiological Society of North America

British Medical Association