Nyla Khan

Dr. Nyla Khan Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Breast Radiologist

Years of Experience : 11

Nationality : United Kingdom

Languages Known : English, Pashto

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Dr. Nyla Khan is a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Breast Radiologist who has international experience having trained in leading teaching hospitals in London. With more than a decade of experience working within the National Health Service (NHS), she joins us with a wealth of knowledge. Dr. Nyla completed her medical training at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2012. She went on to undertake rigorous training, attaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in 2019 after completing her radiology training at the Royal London Hospital. As part of her training programme, she obtained her breast fellowship at St Bartholomew’s Hospital based in London, and is trained in both the symptomatic and screening breast care setting. She was awarded her Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) by the General Medical Council in 2020. Dr Nyla has authored multiple publications in journals, participated in conferences and delivered presentations within her areas of expertise at both a national and international setting. She is currently enrolled in the Executive Leadership Programme focused on Organisational Leadership based at the University of Oxford. 

Awards & Achievements

  • 2019: First prize- Best Scientific Poster: British Society of Breast Radiology. United Kingdom
  • 2013: First prize- Poster Presentation: Peninsula Radiology Academy. United Kingdom
  • 2013: Leadership award, South Thames Foundation School. United Kingdom
  • 2010: UCL Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievements in the School of Life and Medical Sciences: University College London. United Kingdom

Research & Publications

  • 2017: Spinal Emergencies: A Radiological Review. Khan, N & Bhatt, R [123doc, 2017]
  • 2016: Radiology registrars in the hot seat: accuracy of trauma CT cervical spine reports issued during on-calls. Khan, N et al [Clinical Radiology 71 (2016)]
  • 2016: Unforeseen rib fracture findings in infant chest radiographs: evidence of non-accidental injury or simply a case of birth trauma?Khan, N et al [BMJ Case Reports 2016; doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-214651]
  • 2015: Radiological foresight: a rare case of breast cancer metastases to the extraocular muscles. Khan, N, Morlese J and Khan A. [BMJ case reports 2015 (2015): bcr2015211264]
  • 2014: Re-audit of USS guided FNA thyroid using liquid based cytology as opposed to conventional smears. Khan, N. & Gupta, R [Clinical radiology, 69, S11-S12.]
  • 2014: Emergency Radiology: Interpreting Pelvic Radiographs. Student BMJ. Khan, N. & Spencer, S. Student BMJ 2014;22:97
  • 2014: Unusual chest radiograph finding plombs old depths. British Journal of General Practice. Khan, N. British Journal of General Practice 2014 March 1; 64 (620): 143]
  • 2012: Caring for our kids or bullying the nation? Student BMJ. Khan, N. [Student BMJ 2012;1152]
  • 2011: Our first experience of an ethics committee: Entering the Dragon’s Den. British Journal of General Practice. Sandhu J. & Khan N. [Br J Gen Pract. 2011 January 1; 61(582): 70]
  • 2019: The growing fibroadenoma -to rebiopsy or not? (British Society ofBreast Radiology- 1st prize:Best scientific poster)
  • 2019: 9 year retrospective study of phyllodes tumours - a teaching hospital experience (British Society of Breast Radiology). Naseer, A. Wilson, A. Khan, N. Dilks, P. Dani, S
  • 2019: Primary breast lymphomas- assessing clinical, radiological and pathological characteristics (British Society of Breast Radiology). Khan, N, Metaxa, L, Suaris, T
  • 2019: Upgrade rate of large fibroadenomas on final histology (UK Imaging and Oncology Congress 2019). Khan, N. Dani, N, Ledwidge, S. Metaxa, L. Suaris, T
  • 2016: Radiology Registrars in the Hot Seat: Accuracy of Trauma CT Cervical Spine reports issued during on calls. RCR Annual Scientific Meeting, London. Khan, N et al
  • 2016:Radiology trainee reporting of out of hours cervical spine trauma CT scans: do they make mistakes? Does it matter? European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology, Zurich. S.Gagrani1, R.Bhatt, S.Lee, N. Khan; Birmingham/UK, Leicester/UK
  • 2014: Specimen adequacy of ultrasound scan (USS) guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNAB) of the thyroid in a District General Hospital (DGH) UK Radiological Congress 2014. Khan,N & Gupta, R
  • 2014: Assessing the use of liquid-based cytology in fine-needle aspiration biopsies of the thyroid gland and neck masses. European Society of Radiology Conference, DOI: 10.1594/ecr2014/C-1748 Gupta, R. & Khan, N
  • 2013: Radiology Aspirations: A strange case of ‘Ping-Pong Therapy’ Peninsula Radiology Academy Introduction to Radiology Day, Peninsula. Khan, N

Education & Training

  • Executive Leadership Programme. Said Business School, University of Oxford: 2023 – United Kingdom
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT): General Medical Council, 2020 – United Kingdom
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology (FRCR): The Royal College of Radiology, 2019 – United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School, 2007-2012 – United Kingdom.


  • Screening and symptomatic mammogram reporting
  • Breast/axilla ultrasounds
  • Breast/axilla fine needle aspiration/core biopsy
  • Stereotactic/tomosynthesis-guided biopsies
  • Multi-modality vacuum excisions of breast lesions
  • Insertion of pre-surgical breast localisation techniques including wires and seeds, as well as reporting of all breast MRI examinations
  • Contrast enhanced spectral mammography (CESM)
  • Breast elastography
  • MRI Breast imaging
  • General and breast oncology imaging


  • General Medical Council (United Kingdom)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology (United Kingdom)