Interventional Radiology Faculty

Head of Interventional Radiology

Dr. Sagoo is a consultant vascular and interventional radiologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 2006 and also completed his residency and fellowship training in vascular and interventional radiology in Birmingham, UK. Following his fellowship, Dr Sagoo was appointed consultant in vascular and interventional radiology at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, UK in 2017. In addition, Dr Sagoo is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (London) and holds an MSc in health research methods from the University of Warwick for research conducted in novel neuroimaging based studies. His clinical expertise includes, but not limited to, intervention for peripheral arterial disease and venous disease, nephroureteric intervention, hepatobiliary intervention, uterine fibroid embolisation, embolisation for acute hemorrhage, tumour ablation and transarterial chemoembolisation



  1. Sagoo RS, Hutchinson CE, Wright A, Handford C, Parsons H, Sherwood V, Wayte S, Nagaraja S, Ng'Andwe E, Wilson MH, Imray CH; Birmingham Medical Research and Expedition Society. Magnetic Resonance Investigation into the Mechanisms Involved in the Development of High-Altitude Cerebral Edema. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016; pii: 0271678X15625350. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Wayte S, Sherwood V, Sagoo R, Ng’andwe E, Hutchinson CE, Imray CHE. Susceptibility Weighted Imaging in the Early Stages of Hypoxia. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 24 (2016)

  3. Sagoo RS, Ganjgahi H, Ng’andwe E, Saeson M, Wayte S, Wright A, Bradwell A, Hutchinson CE, Imray C, Nichols T. The Effect of Hypoxia on Resting-State Functional Connectivity in the Human Brain. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22 (2014); 4166

  4. Sagoo R, Bajaj Y, Syed M, Harris A, Martin-Hirsch D. Accuracy of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in Head and Neck Lumps. Int J Surg. 2011; 9(7): 578 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2011.07.409

  5. Bajaj Y, Atkinson H, Sagoo R, Bhatti I, Newbegin C. Paediatric Day-Case  Tonsillectomy: A Three Year Prospective Audit Spiral in a District Hospital. J Laryngol Otol. 2011; 18: 1-4

  6. Subbu R, Sagoo R, Goswami V, Goswami K, Langman G, Bhatt K, Roy-Choudhury S. Metallosis in Metal-on-metal Hip Resurfacing (MMHR): An Unusual Presentation. Eur J Rad Extra. 2011; 78: e101-e104 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejrex.2011.03.002 Sagoo R, Lakdawala A, Subbu R. Tuberculosis of the Elbow Joint: A Case Report. J R Soc Med Sh Rep. 2011; 2: 17 DOI: 10.1258/shorts.2011.01013

Dr. Naushad Karim, M. B. Ch. B, M. Med 

dr-karim.jpgDr. Naushad Karim completed his M. B. Ch. B from the University of Nairobi in December 2009 and completed his M. Med in Diagnostic and Imaging Radiology from the Aga Khan University Nairobi in December 2016. He is currently working on completing his FRCR examinations. During his Radiology training, he developed interests in interventional radiology and cross-sectional thoracic and abdominal imaging. 

He has initiated the fortnightly thoracic multidisciplinary meetings with clinicians. He is interested in pursuing a fellowship in Interventional Radiology. Research interests include correlating prostate histology findings with PIRADS and correlating lung HRCT findings with clinical working diagnosis and bronchoscopic and histological diagnosis.