Ashok Adams, MBBS, MRCR

Consultant Radiologist

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“I was born in Venezuela and have travelled extensively around North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and India. I speak both English and Spanish and enjoy music and sports.”


Dr Adams is the clinical lead for Neuroimaging at BartsHealth NHS Trust and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. His sub-specialty is head and neck ultrasonography to assess diseases of the salivary gland, thyroid and parathyroid gland. Dr Adams performs imaging studies of the ear, nose and throat that involve a combination of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Dr Adams develops training courses on the latest imaging techniques for head and neck conditions and uses them to train physicians, surgeons, radiologists and others. He is regularly invited to lecture across the UK and Europe.

Conditions treated

  • Ear conditions
  • Nose conditions
  • Parathyroid gland diseases
  • Salivary gland diseases
  • Throat conditions
  • Thyroid diseases


  • CT scans
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

Areas of focus

  • Head and neck conditions


Dr Adams earned his medical degree from the University College London Medical School, where he also earned postgraduate certification. He has both a European Diploma in Head and Neck Radiology from the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology and a Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate.


Dr Adams has contributed to dozens of studies examining a range of head and neck diseases. He has also contributed several book chapters on how to best image specific conditions, such as neuro-ophthalmology, Sjogren’s disease and cerebral trauma.

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  • BSHNI Consultant Bursary Award
  • BSHNI SpR Travel Bursary Award
  • Frank Doyle Medal for Part IIA FRCR Examination
  • Odontology President’s Prize

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Radiologists
  • Member of the British Society of Neuroradiologists
  • Member of the European Society of Neuroradiology
  • Member of the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  • Member of the British Society of Head and Neck Imaging
  • Member of the Medical Defence Union


  • English
  • Spanish