Dr Kshitij Mankad

Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist


Dr Kish Mankad, Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist and the Clinical Lead for Paediatric Neuroradiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has been in post since 2011. He also holds an Associate Professorship with the Great Ormond Street UCL Institute of Child Health.

Dr Mankad's General Radiology training was in Leeds leading to the FRCR, and Internal Medicine training in Sheffield leading to the MRCP.

He is a core member of the Brain Tumour Imaging group with SIOPe, and a member of the ASPNR, RSNA, ESNR and BSNR.

He has an extensive education and training portfolio, having directed and delivered comprehensive teaching programmes across UK, Australia, China, India and South America. He also directs the Paediatric Neuroradiology Masterclass at GOSH and has set up a PG Certification in Paediatric Neuroradiology. He has been a Visiting Professor to SickKids, Toronto, University of Messina in Italy and has also been awarded as the Outreach Professor in Neuroradiology to Ghana by the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies. 

His clinical academic interests are diverse including neuro-oncology, infective and inflammatory diseases, brain malformations, white matter disorders, movement disorders and epilepsy. He has authored five text-books, 125 peer reviewed publications and several book chapters. His international collaborations include Stanford University, Dobyns Lab in Seattle, Neuro-MIG COST Europe, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore as well as Gaslini Children’s Hospital, Genoa.

Kish is also a trained Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has completed the MBA essentials programme with the London School of Economics. As such he is passionate about quality and safety improvement, with a strong focus on healthcare economics and organisational behaviour.


  • Neuro-oncology 
  • Immune mediated diseases in children 
  • Trauma imaging 
  • Radiology Quality & Improvement models 
  • Brain and spinal malformations
  • Abusive head trauma
  • Craniofacial
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement disorders and Cerebral Palsy
  • Healthcare management 
  • Translation healthcare research 
  • Radiology education and training 
  • Trained at Bangalore Medical College, India
  • MRCP at Sheffield  
  • Trained in general radiology at Leeds 
  • FRCR 
  • Fellows in neuroradiology at London 
  • Advanced neuroimaging techniques for brain and spine tumours 
  • Radio-genetics 
  • Movement disorders in children  
  • Non-accidental head injury 

News & Publications

Iglesias, E., Eleftheriou, D., Mankad, K., Prabhakar, P., Brogan, P.A.. 2013. Microscopic Polyangiitis Presenting With Hemorrhagic Stroke. J Child Neurol. 
Nikoubashman, O., Wiesmann, M., Tournier-Lasserve, E., Mankad, K., Bourgeois, M., Brunelle, F., Sainte-Rose, C., Wiesmann, M., Zerah, M., Di Rocco, F., 2013. Natural history of cerebral dot-like cavernomas. Clin Radiol. 
Mirsadraee, S., Mankad, K., McCoubrie, P., Roberts, T., Kessel, D., 2012. Radiology curriculum for undergraduate medical studies--a consensus survey. Clin Radiol. 67(12) pp. 1155-61. 
Burton, K.J., Rogathe, J., Whittaker, R., Mankad, K., Hunter, E., Burton, M.J., Todd, J., Neville, B.G., Walker, R., Newton, C.R., 2012. Epilepsy in Tanzanian children: association with perinatal events and other risk factors. Epilepsia. 53(4) pp. 752-60. 
Currie, S., Mankad, K., Goddard, A.. 2011. Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: review of current practice. Postgrad Med J. 87(1023) pp. 41-50. 

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