Dr. Vijay Papineni

Lead Musculoskeletal (MSK) Consultant - Radiology
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Dr. Vijay Papineni, M.B.B.S., M.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., is the lead consultant musculoskeletal (MSK) radiologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Vijay Papineni possesses a special interest in musculoskeletal radiology, sports injuries, and Artificial Intelligence. He has 29 years of experience as a clinician (post-M.B.B.S.) and 14 years of experience as a Lead Musculoskeletal Radiologist in both the UK and the UAE.

Before undergoing radiology training, he worked in various surgical specialties including orthopedics, emergency medicine, general/vascular surgery, urology/critical care and ENT. Subsequently, he was awarded a Membership by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK.

He completed his Radiology and MSK Radiology training from the Sheffield Radiology Training Scheme in South Yorkshire, UK, and obtained a Fellowship from the Royal College of Radiologists, UK, in 2006. He was then awarded a Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.) in Clinical Radiology. Furthermore, he was also awarded a Diploma in MSK Radiology by the European Society of Skeletal Radiology (E.S.S.R.) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2013.

Recently, he completed a Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning from the University of Texas, USA (2020). He was awarded a Diploma in Sports Medicine from the Institute of Sports Science & Technology, India, in 2022.

He was recently elected as the president of the Emirates Musculoskeletal Radiology Club.

Doctor can help with

  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Trauma imaging
  • Sports injuries
  • Rheumatology imaging
  • Musculoskeletal intervention: CT and ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections
  • CT and ultrasound guided biopsies and drainage procedures
  • MSK tumor ablation procedures
  • PRP injections
  • Barbotage procedure

Memberships

  • Member - General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Member - Royal College of Radiologists (M.R.C.R), UK
  • Member - British Society of Skeletal Radiology (BSSR)
  • Member - European Society of Skeletal Radiology (ESSR)
  • Member - British Indian Skeletal Society (BISS)
  • Member - Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (MRCS)
  • Member - Emirates Medical Society
  • President - Emirates MSK Radiology Club

Licences and certifications

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

Training and work experience

  • Lead Musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology Consultant

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Lead Musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology Consultant

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Lead Musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology Consultant

    Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  • PG Program in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    The University of Texas at Austin, USA

  • Diploma in Sports Medicine

    Institute of Sports Science & Technology, India

  • Specialist Registrar in Radiology and MSK Radiology Training

    Sheffield & North Trent Training Scheme, UK

  • Senior House Officer, Pediatric Orthopaedics

    Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK

  • Senior House Officer, Orthopaedics, ER, General and Vascular Surgery, Urology, Critical Care, ENT

    West Yorkshire Surgical Rotation, UK

Education

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (M.R.C.S.)

    UK
  • Royal College of Radiologists (F.R.C.R.)

    UK
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (C.C.T.)

    General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

    University of Health Sciences, AP, India
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
  • Post Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

    University of Texas, USA
  • Diploma in Sports Medicine

    Institute of Sports Science & Technology, India
  • European Diploma in MSK Radiology (E.S.S.R.)

    European Society of MSK Radiology (E.S.S.R.)

Awards and recognitions

  • Clinical Excellence Awards for Establishing Outstanding MSK Services Barnsley Hospital NHS Trust, UK

  • Audit of Non-Contrast CT (NCCT) for Renal Colic (2004)

    Grainger Prize, USA
  • Winner of 1st Prize (Senior SPR Category)

    Royal Hallamshire Hospital, UK

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