Prof Gina M Allen

Professor Gina M Allen


Specialisation: musculoskeletal radiologist, joint intervention, and soft tissue injuries.

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    Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist and Director at St Luke’s Radiology Oxford Ltd

    Teaching Associate and Student Advisor at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford

    Member of the International Skeletal Society

    Run MSK US training courses including intervention with St Luke’s Radiology Oxford Ltd

    Section editor European Journal of Radiology

    Section editor Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

    MSK Editor for Acta Radiologica

    Editorial Board Member Hellenic Journal of Radiology

    International Advisory Board member La Radiologia Medica (RAME)

    Member of ESSR subcommittees on Ultrasound, Intervention, Sports Imaging.

    Diploma in Wine and Spirits


    General Practitioner

    Fellow in Orthopaedic Radiology at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

    Honorary Consultant at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

    Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Hospital Haslar, Gosport as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force (now retired)

    Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and University Hospitals, Birmingham

    Involved in the London Olympic Games 2012 organising committee and volunteering

    Lead Clinician for Oxford Soft Tissue Injury Clinic

    Consultant Radiologist Oxford University Hospitals

    Chair of the ESSR Ultrasound Subcommittee

    MSc Research in Autologous blood and other injections for Achilles and Patellar tendinosis

    Research in Elastography, Ankle Sprains, Shoulder Injections and Rheumatology US.



    Author of over 60 publications on musculoskeletal radiology including:

    Ultrasound-Guided Musculoskeletal Injections Book 

    (G Allen, D Wilson)                              Elsevier – published Sept 2017

    Allen GM (Editors Russell RCG, Williams NS, Bulstrode JK). 

    Sports Medicine Chapter in Bailey & Loves Short Practice of Surgery 27th Edition 2018 

    Dr Allen has had Chapters in the last 4 editions of this book which is the largest selling book for surgery worldwide.

    Talonavicular ligament: prevalence of injury in ankle sprains, histological analysis and hypothesis of its biomechanical function. DeDea M, Loizou C L, Allen G M, Wilson D J, Athanasou N, Yoshinobu U, Cooke P, Cosker T. BJR 2017 90 1071-1079 (Dr DeDea was our fellow at St Luke’s Radiology Oxford Ltd in 2016)

    Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system: a Delphi-based consensus paper from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology

    (ESSR)—part I to part VII Eur Radiol.2019 to 2022

    Extremity CT and ultrasound in the assessment of ankle injuries: occult fractures and ligament injuries G. M. Allen, D. J. Wilson S. A. Bullock, M. S. Watson, BJR Dec 2019

    ECR Vienna March 2016

    Scientific paper

    Do we need image guidance for subacromial subdeltoid bursal injections?

    (Presented by G M Allen)

    Won the ECR 2016 best MSK scientific paper presentation out of 250 presentations

    ECR Vienna March 2019

    Lumbar nerve root blocks using MR: the effectiveness and safety of ultrasound/MRI fusion image guidance (presented by D. J. Wilson)

    Won the ECR 2019 best MSK scientific paper presentation out of 250 presentations