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Introduction: Dr Ali Rahman

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Dr Ali Rahman was born in London and holds dual citizenship in Germany and Switzerland. He received his Swiss citizenship in 2022. His experience covers all aspects of radiology and neuroradiology as he is Swiss and German board certified in general radiology, muscle-skeletal radiology and neuroradiology. He is fellowship-trained in diagnostic neuroradiology and musculoskeletal orthopaedic radiology with an emphasis on sports injuries. Further, he has expertise in ultrasound training and is a passionate ultrasound teacher certified by the Swiss Society of Ultrasound. Dr Ali Rahman also specializes in oncology radiology, body radiology, rheumatology radiology, woman's radiology and gastrointestinal radiology. Dr Ali Rahman is taking meaningful steps as a philanthropist and with this initiative at radiologycheck.com, he pledges to make second opinions affordable and available for all. With a special pro bono program on radiologycheck.com, people with financial difficulties can opt for a small percentage of normal cost for second opinion of their scans. With patient-centric goals, he vouches to provide an error-free diagnosis of all of your scans. Currently, Dr Ali Rahman is working as a Senior Consultant (Leitender Oberarzt) in Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University Hospital Group in Bern, Switzerland. He is influencing everyone with his expertise and holds the second highest position in his departement.

Specialist Areas

Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Sports Imaging Radiologist: A specialized expertise in the field of musculoskeletal and sports-related imaging, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting bones, joints, muscles, and soft tissues.

MRI Arthrograms: Utilizing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to perform arthrograms, a diagnostic procedure used toevaluate joint structures and identify issues within joints such as shoulders, hips, wrists, elbows, knees, and ankles.

Diagnostic Reporting: Proficient in providing comprehensive and accurate diagnostic reports for various imaging modalities including X-rays, CT scans, and MRI scans, aiding in the precise identification and assessment of medical conditions.

Diagnostic MSK Ultrasound Scanning: Skilled in using ultrasound imaging to evaluate and diagnose musculoskeletal conditions, providing detailed visualizations of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints.

Guided Injections: Experienced in performing ultrasound-guided injections for tendons, joints, and soft tissues, employing precise imaging guidance to administer therapeutic treatments effectively.

Image-Guided Steroid Injections: Proficient in performing image-guided steroid injections (cortisone) to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation in affected areas, enhancing patient comfort and facilitating the healing process.

Myelographies: Competent in conducting myelographies, a specialized imaging procedure that involves injecting a contrast dye into the spinal canal to assess spinal cord and nerve root conditions.?

FNP Thyroids/Aspirations: Skilled in performing fine needle puncture (FNP) procedures for thyroid nodules, aiding in the evaluation and diagnosis of thyroid-related disorders.

Cyst Aspirations: Proficient in performing cyst aspirations, a minimally invasive procedure used to drain fluid-filled cysts and alleviate symptoms.

CT/Ultrasound Biopsies: Capable of performing biopsies of tumor masses using CT or ultrasound guidance, facilitating accurate sample collection for further diagnostic evaluation.

MRI/CT Protocols Modification & Development: Experienced in modifying and developing MRI and CT protocols to optimize imaging parameters and obtain high-quality images, ensuring accurate and detailed diagnostic information.

Experience & training

April 2022

Swiss Board certified Ultrasound Tutor/Edcuator Diploma, (SGUM)

September 2019

European Board Certified ESSR in Muscle-Skeletal Radiology Subspecialty

April 2018

European Board Radiologist, EBiR, exam in Vienna, Austria

May 2015

European Qualification in Diagnostic Neuroradiology EDiNR.

August 2013

August 2013 Neuroradiology Specialty Exam Swiss Boards FMH after 2-year fellowship training in Zurich, Switzerland

October 2012

German Board Certification Exam, “Facharzt” in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Frankfurt, Germany


M.Sc., EBiR, EDiNR, ESSR Diploma
* Living in Berne, Switzerland (Born in London, United Kingdom)* (Holds Dual Swiss ( since 2022 ) and German Nationality)* (German and Swiss Board Certified in General Radiology, MSK Radiology and Neuroradiology)


* European Society of Neuroradiology, ESNR* European Society Musculo-Skeletal Radiology ESSR* Swiss Society of Neuroradiology, SSNR* European Society of Radiology ESR* German Radiology Society, DRG* Swiss Society of Radiology SGR-SSR* Swiss Society of Ultrasound (SGUM)

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