Dr Musa Kaleem
Consultant Paediatric Radiologist
MBBS, BSc, MRCPCH, FRCR
Neonatal and Children’s Imaging
Dr Kaleem qualified from Pakistan in 1998 before undertaking post-graduate training in Paediatric Medicine in Surrey and Wales. He took up a career in radiology in 2001 and completed his training in diagnostic Radiology in Merseyside. His was a Fellow in Paediatric Radiology at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital between September 2005 and August 2006.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London.
Dr Kaleem was appointed in his current role as a consultant Paediatric Radiologist in January 2007. He practices all areas of diagnostic imaging in children including contrast studies, ultrasound, CT, MRI and radio-nuclide imaging.
SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST
- Musculoskeletal (imaging of bone and soft tissue diseases
- Neonatal (imaging of newborn babies) including ultrasound and
- Non-accidental injuries (imaging of suspected cases of child
abuse, preparing reports for the police and social services and
providing expert opinion and legal evidence in the Court of
- Oncological (imaging of malignant disease and its complications
- Endorcine (imaging for disorders of sexual differentiation-
- Bowel MRI (imaging of small bowel using MRI scanning)
- Cardiac CT (diagnosing complex heart diseases in children using
- Botulinum injection therapy for tight muscles and excessive
oral secretions in mentally handicapped children using ultrasound
RESEARCH and EDUCATION
Dr Kaleem has a keen interest in education and training.
As an Educational Supervisor for Manchester radiology trainees, he
is actively involved in postgraduate teaching, training and
His current research interests include: use of the new
ultrasound technique called "Elastography" to provide new clinical
answers; causation and evolution of intracranial injuries in cases
of child abuse
Most recent peer-reviewed publications:
Imaging of torticollis in children (Radiographics 2012;
Non-accidental Head Injury features on serial neuro-imaging
with an emphasis on the causation of low density subdural
collections (Poster presentation; European Society of Pediatric
Radiology Meeting (due in Athen, May 2012)