Dr Christopher Clarke
Consultant Abdominal Radiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals and Honorary (Clinical) Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham
Founder of Radiology Café and passionate about providing excellent educational resources and exam preparation material for radiology trainees
Dr Clarke is a consultant radiologist at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (UK) specialising in gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and emergency imaging. He is proficient in ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT and MRI imaging, and sub-specialises 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 is also an Honorary (Clinical) Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham School of Medicine.
He completed his medical training at the University of Leicester and clinical radiology training at Nottingham University Hospitals, 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 currently treasurer for the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (BSGAR) and recently local meeting president for the BSGAR 2021 and 2022 annual meetings.
His research interests include AI in bowel imaging and supporting other specialties with clinical research predominantly focused on the hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal systems. He enjoys web development and graphic design, and is keen to help trainees get the most out of clinical radiology training.
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: Medical imaging physics for the First FRCR examination, currently in its third edition. He is working on a few other projects including mock Rapid Reporting FRCR exams on this website.
You can read more about Radiology Cafe here.