Dr Sanjeev Nayak MBBS, F.A.G.E., MRCP, FRCR, EQNR, EDINR

Consultant Neuroradiologist, University Hospital of North Staffordshire

Dr Nayak is a Consultant Neuroradiologist  at the University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) with special interest in Interventional Neuroradiology and been in post since 2009. He undertook general medical training and completed his MRCP (UK) prior to taking up Specialist Training in Radiology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals.  Dr Nayak developed an interest in Neuroradiology and completed a 2-year fellowship in Diagnostic & Interventional Neuroradiology at Newcastle Teaching Hospitals. He then went to Salzburg, Austria where he did short 4-month fellowship training in Stroke interventional work under the European Exchange programme.

Dr Nayak is very passionate about Interventional Stroke work and obtained the Clinical governance/Trust board approval to treat suitable stroke patients via mechanical thrombectomy and stenting immediately after his appointment at the UHNS.  With the support of their Stroke Team, they have pioneered in Interventional Stroke treatment and treated the largest number of such cases in the UK. They have one of the best clinical outcomes for such patients with the lowest mortality rates in the UK. This work has been nominated for around 8 national awards within the last 2 years in various categories of HSJ, BMJ, Patient Safety and Care integration awards.

Dr Nayak is actively involved in Stroke research and has published various papers with his stroke team. Outside work he enjoys playing Cricket, Badminton and swimming.