Dr Tom Watson

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist


  • Abdominal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound for assessment of oncological, infectious and inflammatory disorders 
  • MRI and ultrasound of the small and large bowel  
  • Contrast-enhanced ultrasound 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 
  • Paediatric Hepatobiliary disease 
  • Paediatric oncology (In particular renal tumours) 

MBChB (Honours in therapeutics) 

  • Undergraduate medical training at University of Birmingham  

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) 

  • General radiology training on the Leeds and West Yorkshire Radiology training scheme 

Paediatric Diagnostic Radiology Fellowship 

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital 

Second fellowship in paediatric diagnostic and interventional radiology  

  • The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada 

  • Imaging in paediatric inflammatory bowel disease 
  • Imaging in paediatric gastrointestinal dysmotility 
  • Applications of contrast enhanced ultrasound in paediatrics 

News & Publications

Rafailidis V, Deganello AM, Watson TA, Sidhu PS, Sellars ME, (2017) Enhancing the role of paediatric ultrasound with microbubbles: a review of intravenous applications, British Journal of Radiology 90:1069  

Sadigh S, Chopra M, Sury MR, Shah N, Olsen OE, Watson TA, (2017) Paediatric magnetic resonance enteroclysis under general anaesthetic – initial experience, Pediatric radiology Jun; 47(7): 877-883 

Barber J, Lozinsky A, Kiparissi F, Shah N, Watson T (2016), Detecting inflammation in the unprepared pediatric colon - how reliable is magnetic resonance enterography? Pediatric Radiology. May; 46(5): 646-52.  

Pichler J, Watson T, McHugh K, Hill S (2015), Prevalence of gallstones compared in children with different intravenous lipids.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61(2): 253-9. 

Urquia A, Watson T, Arthurs O (2015), Radiographic Appearances of Uncommon Paediatric Implants and Devices, Pediatric Radiology 45(6): 905-14 

Watson T, Olsen O, Fusion and subtraction in body MRI, Pediatric Radiology (2015) 45: 273-282  

Watson T, Arthurs O, Muthialu N, Calder A, Multi-Detector Thoracic CT findings in Cerebro-Costo-Mandibular syndrome: rib gaps and failure of costo-vertebral separation, Skeletal Radiology 2014; 43: 263 - 6 

Watson T, Owens C, Computed tomography in children with lung disease. How, when and why? Myths and mystery unraveled, Paediatrics and Child Health 2013; 23: 125-132 

Watson T, Martinez E, Kraft JK, Crabbe D, Chetcuti P, Renal lymphangiomatosis, Interrupted IVC with persistent primitive hepatic plexus and multiple anomalous venous channels.  Part of an overlap syndrome? Pediatric Radiology 2012; 42: 253-6  

Jones J, Watson T, Mankad K, Scarsbrook A, Re. Competency-based training versus traditional experiences in radiology; how best to educate the radiologists of the future? Clinical Radiology 2009; 64: 1244-1246  

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