Dr. Rizwan Syed

Consultant & Chair, Clinical Imaging
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Rizwan Syed, M.B.B.S., M.Sc., (F.R.C.R.), (F.R.C.S.), is a consultant & chair of clinical imaging at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With triple accreditation in surgery, radiology and nuclear medicine, Dr. Syed possesses over two decades of comprehensive practice in the field of clinical imaging. He completed his radiology fellowship training at Oxford University as well as a one-year IR hepatobiliary fellowship at the Royal London Hospital. Furthermore, he received his training in nuclear medicine from the University College London Hospital with a special interest in oncoradiology, theranostics, and PET/CT/PET and MRI imaging. With extensive experience in leading medical facilities across the UK and the Middle East, Dr. Syed has been responsible for facilitating continuing medical education (CME), workshops and training courses in several countries. He established the first theradiagnostic services in the UAE. Furthermore, Dr. Syed has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles in world-renowned journals. He is part of the academic committee for various nuclear medicine journals, including Nuclear Medicine Communications, the Journal of Oncology and Allied Specialties and the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging.

Doctor can help with

  • Radiology
  • Nuclear medicine


  • Fellow, The Royal College of Surgeons (F.R.C.S.)
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Radiologists (F.R.C.R.)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Department of Health Abu Dhabi (DOH)
  • Licensed, General Medical Council (GMC), UK

Training and work experience

  • Consultant & Chair, Clinical Imaging

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Adjunct professor

    Al Ain University, UAE

  • Radionuclide consultant & clinical lecturer

    Institute of Nuclear Medicine
    University College London, UK

  • Lead of PET, CT & MRI

    Institute of Nuclear Medicine
    University College London, UK


  • Institute of Nuclear Medicine

    University College London, UK
  • Fellowship of The Royal College of Radiologists (F.R.C.R.), UK

  • Radiology fellowship

    Oxford University, UK
  • IR hepatobiliary fellowship

    Royal London Hospital, UK


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