Dr Kunwar Bhatia is a consultant general radiologist with a specialist interest in head & neck imaging. He is privileged to be an integral member of several superb multidisciplinary teams with particular strengths in management of head and neck cancer, skull base, airway and thyroid diseases.
Besides clinical service, Dr Bhatia is an active researcher and lecturer, and previously had an academic tenure as clinical associate professor (radiology) under the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2007 to2016). He is enthusiastic about all aspects of head and neck imaging. His current research interests include advanced MRI imaging in head and neck cancer including nasopharyngeal and squamous cell carcinoma, advanced imaging of salivary masses and US elastography in the head and neck.
A few recent publications include:
Routine and advanced ultrasound of major salivary glands. Bhatia KSS, Dai YL. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2018 May;28(2):273-293.
Thyroid nodule ultrasound: technical advances and future horizons. McQueen AS, Bhatia KS. Insights Imaging. 2015 Apr;6(2):173-88.
The influence of precompression on elasticity of thyroid nodules estimated by ultrasound on shear wave elastography. Lam AC, Pang SW, Ahuja AT, Bhatia KS. Eur Radiol. 2016 Aug;26(8):2845-52.
Feasibility study of texture analysis using ultrasound shear wave elastography to predict malignancy in thyroid nodules. Bhatia KS, Lam AC, Pang SW, Wang D, Ahuja AT. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Jul;42(7):1671-80.