Dr Ajay Pankhania is a consultant radiologist with a subspecialist interest in intervention and is the lead for interventional radiology for SASH.

He graduated from Manchester University in 1996 and undertook basic surgical training before joining the Manchester radiology training scheme. He completed two year subspecialist training in interventional radiology, covering all aspects of vascular, urological, gastroenterological and gynaecological practice.

He was first appointed as a consultant in 2007 and joined SASH in March 2010. Since joining SASH he has been instrumental in developing modern interventional radiology practice at the trust. He has introduced a fibroid embolization service, varicocele embolization, superior vena cava stenting and inferior vena cava filter insertion. He regularly performs peripheral vascular arterial intervention. He has close links with the Interventional Radiology department at St Georges Hospital, where he regularly performs cases.