Welcome to International Ultrasound Services, a private ultrasound clinic in Notting Hill Gate, West London.


At our London ultrasound clinic we offer high quality, affordable private ultrasound scans in a friendly, relaxed and professional environment. There is no need for a GP referral. 


The scans are performed by sonographers (ultrasound specialists), who are fully qualified, have years of experience and are registered with the Health & Care Professional Council and are members of  Society of Radiographers and the British Medical Ultrasound Society. 


We use the latest ultrasound equipment for our ultrasound scans to increase diagnostic confidence and with over 20 years combined ultrasound experience; you can be sure that you are in qualified hands.
We offer out of hours and weekend ultrasound scans to suit your diary.


We are proud to offer a unique international service. Our sonographers speak multiple languages including Arabic, Armenian, Spanish, French and Greek.
We are conveniently located 2 minute walk from Notting Hill Gate underground station (Central Line).


The Team of our Private ultrasound scan clinic in London

 

TAREQ ISMAIL

(English, Arabic, Armenian, French and Spanish speaker)
Bsc (Hon) Diagnostic Radiography, Pg (Dip) Medical Ultrasound

I obtained my Bachelors degree in Radiography from the University of Hertfordshire in 2003 after which I was employed at the East and North Herts NHS Trust. I commenced my Ultrasound training the following year and obtained my post graduate Diploma in summer of 2006 from South Bank University. The following 4 years at the East and North Herts Trust were invaluable for me to consolidate my ultrasound experience. During those years I became proficient at obstetric, gynaecological, abdominal, testicular and vascular ultrasound.
After the East and North Herts Trust,  I spent one year working at Northwick Park Hospital which provided me with valuable further experience in obstetric ultrasound as they have a very  busy maternity unit.
From December 2012 until this date I have been employed at Imperial College NHS Trust (St Mary's hospital). These years have hugely increased my experience in other fields of ultrasound such as musculo-skeletal ultrasound, lumps & bumps, hernias and 3D assessment of the uterus for patients with a history of recurrent miscarriages. Two years ago I was promoted to ultrasound superintendant which involves managing the ultrasound department of a large London hospital which performs over 4000 ultrasound examinations per year.

 

 

YIANNI KIROMITIS

(English and Greek speaker)
BSc (Hons) Radiography (Imaging), Pg (Cert) Medical Ultrasound (General Imaging)
I started studying Radiography in Greece but quickly decided to expand my knowledge and came to study in the UK where I obtained my Bachelors degree in 1999 from South Bank University.
Following my graduation, I worked for 5 years in Crawley hospital (part of Surrey and Sussex NHS trust) whilst studying and training for my Pg (Dip) in Medical Ultrasound (General Imaging) which I obtained in 2004.
Since then I have worked in both the NHS and private sector as I felt it was the best way of acquiring a broad and solid experience in ultrasound. I have extensive knowledge in abdominal, gynaecological, testicular, thyroid and neck and soft tissue lump scans.
I am currently working at Imperial College NHS Trust (St Mary's hospital) where I scan patients with various health complaints and also assist with the training of sonographers and junior radiologists.

 

 


What are the benefits and risks of the ultrasound examinations?

Benefits

Risks


What are the limitations of Ultrasound Imaging?

 Ultrasound does not travel well in bowel or gas so you can not fully evaluate abdominal organs such as stomach and bowel or organs obscured by bowel.

It can also be hard to fully visualise internal anatomy of large patients as the sound has further to travel and therefore the returning echoes are weaker.


Why choose us for your private ultrasound scan in London?

We are conveniently located in the heart of London, just a few minutes’ walk from Notting Hill Gate station, in a cobbled cul-de-sac off Kensington Mall in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. 
We offer same day and emergency after hours and weekend appointments in a clean and caring environment, to suit your needs.

Unlike some of our competitors we provide you with a report while you wait to fast track any potential treatment. 


We have years of experience in medical ultrasound. Experience gained working for flagship NHS trusts alongside leaders in the field of diagnostic medical imaging including general ultrasound, urology, musculoskeletal, gynaecology, pelvis, testicular and vascular examinations. You can, therefore be assured that your health is in good hands.


Our range of ultrasound examinations include the abdomen, pelvis, kidneys, bladder, prostate, ovary, testicle, scrotal, knee, shoulder, groin, ankle, wrist to name a few. We are also experts in pregnancy ultrasound and we regularly rotate through our hospital Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic. Our full range of ultrasound scans can be viewed via the site menu. 
Our competitively priced private ultrasound services and personalised service is second to none and this is the reason our clients recommend us to friends and family. 


About Ultrasound

Diagnostic Medical ultrasound or medical sonography as otherwise known is a painless imaging technique utilising sound waves to produce internal images of the body.
It is called ultrasound as the sound frequency being used is at the region of 1 to 20MHz. The human ear cant can’t hear these frequencies.
The sound waves are produced by the transducer or the probe as most commonly known. As they travel through the body they bounce back to the transducer due to various sound transmissions differences in tissues. The returning echoes are picked up by the probe and a powerful computer analyses the echoes and creates the 2d image on the screen.
There are various kinds of ultrasound scans that can be performed and each looks at different organs of the body such as tendons, muscles, joints, blood vessels, liver, kidneys, uterus and ovaries to confirm or exclude possible pathology.
Unlike Ct and MRI, ultrasound does not use radiation and therefore is pregnancy friendly. It is also live and is ideal for musculo-skeletal exams to evaluate moving joints.


Looking for an ultrasound in London?

IUS London specialises in diagnostic private ultrasound scans to provide you with quick diagnosis and the much-needed reassurance about your health, within a convenient location. The cost of a private ultrasound scan shouldn’t be prohibited when it comes to someone’s wellbeing. This is why our prices are competitive and affordable with no compromise to the level of care. The price you see is the price you pay with no hidden extras. We have hundreds of happy clients including GP’s, consultants, radiologists and midwives to name a few. Some of our clients choose us when large, well established ultrasound scanning companies failed them in diagnostic accuracy and especially aftercare. We offer ultrasound scan appointments via our online booking system or on the phone. We do not charge a deposit or a cancellation fee as we care more about our clients and we respect their decision to decide what is best for them without concern about the ultrasound scan deposit they already paid. 


Emergency London Ultrasound Scan Service

Our London ultrasound scan clinic now offers emergency on-call ultrasound services.
We understand that health problems can arise any time of day and night. The NHS does not always compliment their physical examination with an emergency ultrasound scan due to availability of equipment and staff.
If you were to require an emergency ultrasound scan, whether it be late evening during weekends and Saturdays or all day Sunday then please call 07539 290816 in order to see our availability and arrange a convenient time. Please see our emergency London ultrasound scan page for more information.

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