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Dr Gitta Madani is a consultant radiologist with a specialist interest in head and neck radiology and is the lead in head and neck imaging at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She performs every aspect of head and neck radiology including oncology, thyroid, skull base pathology, otological, sinonasal, orbital, salivary, dental, maxillofacial and temporomandibular joint imaging. She undertakes ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and biopsy, sialograms and salivary intervention for the removal of calculi and balloon dilatation of strictures. She trained at Imperial College London in medicine and specialised in head and neck radiology at the Royal Free, University College and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear hospitals. She is involved in radiology training and lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of courses and meetings. Dr Madani's research interests include thyroid, airway and otology. She is an assistant editor for the Clinical Radiology Journal and the training advisor for the British Society of Head and Neck Imaging.


Head and neck imaging, skull base imaging, thyroid and parathyroid imaging, salivary imaging and intervention (removal of stones and treatment of duct narrowing), ENT imaging, maxillofacial imaging, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) imaging, head and neck biopsies and fine needle aspiration, orbital imaging

Research & publications

Bakir, M., Hughes, J., Madani, G. & Sandhu, G. (2015) Delayed presentation of a large congenital laryngeal cleft in an adult. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. Jan, 97(1)
Beale, T. & Madani, G. (2006) Salivary gland anatomy. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT & MRI Dec, 27(6), 436-9
Beale, T., Madani, G. & Morley, S.J. (2009) Imaging of the paranasal sinuses and nasal cavity: normal anatomy and clinically relevant anatomical variants. Semin Ultrasound CT MR, Feb, 30(1), 2-16
Brown, S. & Madani, G. (2014) The windows of the inner ear: a pictorial review. Clin Radiol. Mar, 69(3), e146-e152
Garas, G., Madani, G. & Tolley N. (2012) Radiology quiz case 2. Retropharyngeal prevertebral lipoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, Apr, 138(4), 424-5
Hughes, E., Madani, G. & Hughes, J. (2013) Interpretation of computed tomography of the petrous temporal bone. The Otorhinolaryngologist, 6(2), 91-98
Madani, G. & Beale T. (2006) Imaging of inflammatory conditions of the salivary. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT & MRI Dec, 27(6), 440-51
Madani, G. & Beale, T. (2006) Tumours of the salivary glands. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT & MRI , Dec, 27(6), 452-64
Madani, G. & Beale, T. (2009) Differential diagnosis in sinonasal disease. Semin Ultrasound CT MR., Feb, 30(1), 39-45.
Madani, G., Katz, R., Denton, C., Haddock, J. & Bell, J. (2008) The role of radiology in the management of systemic sclerosis. Clin Radiol, (63) 9, 959-67
Madani, G., Papadopoulou, A.M., Holloway, B., Davis, J. & Murray, D. (2007) The radiological manifestations of sickle cell disease. ClinRadiol, 62(6), 528-38
Madani, G. & Beale, T. (2009) Sinonasal inflammatory disease. Semin Ultrasound CT MR, Feb, 30(1), 17-24
Madani G, Beale T, Lund V. Imaging of Sinonasal Tumours. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2009 Feb;30(1):25-38.
Madani, G. & Connor, S. (2009) Imaging in pulsatile tinnitus. Clin Radiol. Mar, 64(3), 319-28. British Tinnitus Society Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize
Tatla, T., East, C., Marucci, D.D., Al-Reefy, H., Madani, G., Oakley, R. & Dunaway, D.J. (2014) Frontoethmoidal mucocele following paediatric craniofacial surgery. J Craniofac Surg. Nov, 25(6), 2008-12
Tyler, P.A., Madani, G., Chaudhuri, R., Wilson, L.E. & Dicks, E. (2006) the radiological appearances of thalassaemia. Clin Radiol, Jan, 61(1), 40-52
Varadharajan, K., Stephens, J., Madani, G. & Parikh, A. (2014) Rhinolith causing unilateral chronic maxillary rhinosinusitis. BMJ Case Rep, Apr 17, 2014

Book chapters:
Beale, T. & Madani, G. (2007) Imaging of the deaf child. In J.M. Graham, G.K. Scadding, P.D. Bull (eds) Paediatric ENT, Springer
Madani, G. (2009) Thyroid imaging. In A. Arora, N. Tolley, R.M. Tuttle (eds) Practical Manual of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease, Blackwell
Madani, G. (in press) Imaging of the salivary glands. In Brennan et al. (eds) Maxillofacial Surgery, Elsevier
Madani, G. & Blunt, D. (2012) Radiological surveillance of the neck. In P. Rhys-Evans, K.J. Harrington, R. Kazi (eds) Issues in Head and Neck Cancer, Byword Publishing
Martin, A., Blunt, D., Madani, G., Sharma, B. (2009) Imaging in head and neck cancer. In P. Rhys-Evans, P.Q. Montgomery, P.J. Gullane (eds) Principles and Practice of Head and Neck Oncology, 2nd Ed, Informa Health Care

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