Training and Appointment
Dr Hussain qualified from Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School with an MB BS in 1994. During his time at Guy’s and St Thomas’ he achieved a first class BSc(Hons) in Radiological Sciences and was awarded the Kyriacos Prize for being the most outstanding student in Radiological Sciences place first.
Already committed to a career in radiology, with an interest in image-guided therapies, he first undertook surgical training with accredited posts in neurosurgery, cardiothoracic, colorectal and orthopaedic surgery at King’s College and St. George’s Hospitals in London, attaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996.
His radiological training was based at St George’s Hospital in South London and this encompassed specialist attachments to the Royal Marsden Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Atkinson Morley Hospital and culminated with a two-year period of specialisation in interventional radiology including a Fellowship at The Royal Surrey County Hospital and St Luke's Cancer Centre.
Dr Hussain has been based at Royal Surrey County Hospital since 2003 and was appointed as a Consultant in 2005. He is the Lead Radiologist for the Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Cancer Regional and Gynaecological Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Teams.
His surgical background complements his radiological interests. He is also the Lead Radiologist for developing the Electronic Patient Record at Royal Surrey County Hospital and is skilled in all aspects of image processing and manipulation.
He supports the specialist venous access service in West Surrey including the insertion of portacaths, PICC lines, Hickman & Groshong lines. He also offers most other cancer interventions including specialist embolisation, stenting, biopsy and drainage procedures.
As a specialist in Interventional Radiology, he has a major interest in uterine artery embolisation for fibroids, both as a standalone procedure and where appropriate, as a combined day case procedure with the consultant gynaecologists. He is a highly experienced practitioner in this procedure having performed several hundred such procedures.