Dr Christopher Clarke

Consultant Radiologist

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Dr Christopher Clarke

Consultant Abdominal Radiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals and founder of Radiology Café

I am passionate about providing excellent educational resources and exam preparation material for trainees


Dr Clarke is a consultant radiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (UK) specialising in gastrointestinal (GI), hepatobiliary (HPB) and emergency imaging.  He is proficient in ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT and MRI imaging, not only reporting general diagnostic radiology scans and investigations, but sub-specialising in imaging and intervention of the GI tract. His expertise includes proctography, bowel imaging, CT colonography, liver MRI, long-term drains, nephrostomies, central venous access, gastrostomies and oesophageal, duodenal and colonic stenting.

He completed his medical training at the University of Leicester (UK) and clinical radiology training at Nottingham University Hospitals (UK), followed by a one-year fellowship in GI and HPB imaging at Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and on the General Medical Council specialist register.  He is treasurer for the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (BSGAR) and sits as a member of the online editorial board for the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR).

He enjoys web development and graphic design, and is keen to help trainees get the most out of clinical radiology training.

Radiology Cafe screenshot as seen on different devices
Radiology Cafe screenshot as seen on different devices


He founded Radiology Cafe in April 2011 and is currently the lead developer and editor-in-chief.  He works hard to ensure accurate and excellent content throughout the site.  He developed the First FRCR anatomy mock exams, producing 1800 free questions to help radiology trainees.  He is also co-author of FRCR Physics Notes (along with Dr Sarah Abdulla).

In 2018 he founded Radiology Cafe Publishing and published FRCR Physics Notes: Revision notes for the First FRCR Physics exam on Kindle, currently in it’s second edition.  He is currently working on a few other projects including a paperback version of the FRCR physics books and mock Rapid Reporting FRCR exams on this website.


Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students
Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students
Christopher Clarke, Anthony Dux

1st author, 121 pages, published in 2015.  Highly commended at the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards.  Further information and sample pages.  Follow on facebook.com/abdominalxrays.


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