Dr Kshitij (Kish) Mankad

Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist

Dr Kshitij (Kish) Mankad is an experienced consultant paediatric neuroradiologist who provides expert evidence in criminal, civil and family proceedings.

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Dr Kshitij (Kish) Mankad is the Clinical Lead for Paediatric Neuroradiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.  He also provides services for University College London Hospital and several private paediatric hospitals in the city of London.  He is consulted in all aspects of Paediatric Neuroradiology: Neuro-oncology, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Neurogenetic disorders, Inflammatory disorders including Multiple Sclerosis, Brain and Spine Malformations.  Dr Mankad is research-active and is widely published.  He has set up several courses and delivered lectures all over the world. He has authored four textbooks, nine book chapters and over 165 peer reviewed research papers.  As well as neurosciences, he has a special interest in healthcare management systems and in the implementation of Lean Six Sigma in healthcare delivery.

Experience of giving evidence

Dr Mankad is an experienced medicolegal expert in matters involving Paediatric and Adult Neuroradiology across UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.  He has been practising as an expert witness since 2018.

Cases undertaken

  • Criminal
  • Civil
  • Family (total of around 60)

Specialist assessments offered

Paediatric neuroradiological assessments in:

  • Neurooncology
  • Epilepsy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neurogenetic disorders
  • Inflammatory disorders including multiple sclerosis
  • Brain and spine malformations


Dr Mankad is a very well respected contributor to the scientific literature with 174 peer-reviewed publications.  His 10 most recent publications are listed below:

ALVES, C., LÖBEL, U., MARTIN-SAAVEDRA, J. S., TOESCU, S., TSUNEMI, M. H., TEIXEIRA, S. R., MANKAD, K., HARGRAVE, D., JACQUES, T. S., DA COSTA LEITE, C., GONÇALVES, F. G., VOSSOUGH, A. & D’ARCO, F. 2021. A Diagnostic Algorithm for Posterior Fossa Tumors in Children: A Validation Study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol.

BHATIA, A., MIRSKY, D. M., MANKAD, K., ZUCCOLI, G., PANIGRAHY, A. & NISCHAL, K. K. 2021. Neuroimaging of retinal hemorrhage utilizing adjunct orbital susceptibility-weighted imaging. Pediatr Radiol.

CULLETON, S., MCKENNA, B., DIXON, L., TARANATH, A., OZTEKIN, O., PRASAD, C., SIDDIQUI, A. & MANKAD, K. 2021. Imaging pitfalls in paediatric posterior fossa neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions. Clin Radiol, 76, 391.e19-391.e31.

DE VITO, A., TARANATH, A., DAHMOUSH, H., GANAPATHY, S. S., SUDHAKAR, S. & MANKAD, K. 2021. Neuroimaging manifestations of epidermal nevus syndrome. Quant Imaging Med Surg, 11, 415-422.

EDGERLEY, K., BARNICOAT, A., OFFIAH, A. C., CALDER, A. D., MANKAD, K., THOMAS, N. S., BUNYAN, D. J., WILLIAMS, M., BUXTON, C., MAJUMDAR, A., VIJAYAKUMAR, K., HILLIARD, T., TURNER, J., BURREN, C. P., MONSELL, F. & SMITHSON, S. F. 2021. AIFM1-associated X-linked spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with cerebral hypomyelination. Am J Med Genet A, 185, 1228-1235.

EFTHYMIOU, S., DUTRA-CLARKE, M., MAROOFIAN, R., KAIYRZHANOV, R., SCALA, M., REZA ALVI, J., SULTAN, T., CHRISTOFOROU, M., TUYET MAI NGUYEN, T., MANKAD, K., VONA, B., RAD, A., STRIANO, P., SALPIETRO, V., GUILLEN SACOTO, M. J., ZAKI, M. S., GLEESON, J. G., CAMPEAU, P. M., RUSSELL, B. E. & HOULDEN, H. 2021. Expanding the phenotype of PIGS-associated early onset epileptic developmental encephalopathy. Epilepsia, 62, e35-e41.

KNIGHTS, H., MINAS, E., KHAN, F., SHAW, L., AL OBAIDI, M., MANKAD, K. & ELEFTHERIOU, D. 2021. Magnetic resonance imaging findings in children with Parry-Romberg syndrome and en coup de sabre. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J, 19, 42.

LINDAN, C. E., MANKAD, K., RAM, D., KOCIOLEK, L. K., SILVERA, V. M., BODDAERT, N., STIVAROS, S. M. & PALASIS, S. 2021. Neuroimaging manifestations in children with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a multinational, multicentre collaborative study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health, 5, 167-177.

OATES, A. J., SIDPRA, J. & MANKAD, K. 2021. Parenchymal brain injuries in abusive head trauma. Pediatr Radiol.

ROSSI-ESPAGNET, M. C., SUDHAKAR, S., FONTANA, E., LONGO, D., DAVISON, J., PETENGILL, A. L., BEVIVINO, E., PACHECO, F. T., DA ROCHA, A. J., HANAGANDI, P., SOLDATELLI, M., MANKAD, K. & DO AMARAL, L. L. F. 2021. Neuroradiologic Phenotyping of Galactosemia: From the Neonatal Form to the Chronic Stage. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 42, 590-596.

To see Dr Mankad’s full list of publications, visit https://expertcourt.link/mankadpub


Dr Mankad can turn around reports within two weeks.

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