Please note that this consultant does not offer direct consultations to patients. Other consultants may refer to them to seek their expertise in your treatment.

Professional background

  • Trained in radiology at UCH/Middlesex. 
  • 1994 MD thesis on image guided liver tumour laser ablation. 
  • 1996-2002 consultant radiologist at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. Abdominal and GI/luminal imaging, and set up endoscopic ultrasound service. 
  • Since 2002 consultant radiologist at UCLH. Lead radiologist for HPB and abdominal sarcoma imaging.  
  • Editorial Board for British Journal of Radiology and 
  • Lecturer on HPB imaging, GI stromal tumours, US/MRI Crohn's disease, endoscopic ultrasound.

Research interests

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging and intervention
  • Abdominal and GI imaging
  • Abdominal sarcomas
  • Abdominal biopsies and drains, radiological gastrostomies


Book chapters: 

  • Z Amin. Pancreas. Clinical Ultrasound 3rd edition. Edited by Allan, Weston & Baxter. Elsevier (in press, 2010). 
  • Z Amin & R Reznek. Peritoneal Metastases. Imaging in Oncology 3rd edition. Edited by R Reznek & J Husband. Taylor & Francis (in press, 2010). 
  • Z Amin. Cholangiocarcinoma: Diagnosis and Staging. R-ITI RCR e-learning. 2006. 


  • NI Church, SP Pereira, MG Deheragoda, N Sandanayake, Z Amin, WR Lees, A Gillams, M Rodriguez-Justo, M Novelli, EW Seward, ARW Hatfield, GJM Webster. Autoimmune pancreatitis: clinical and radiological features and objective response to steroid therapy in a UK series. Am J Gastroenterol. 2007;102(11):2417-25. 
  • Z Amin, B Theis, RC Russell, C House, M Novelli, WR Lees. Diagnosing pancreatic cancer: the role of percutaneous biopsy and CT. Clinical Radiology 2006; 61(12): 996-1002. 
  • J Hague, Z Amin. Focal pancreatic lesion: can a neoplasm be confidently excluded? BJR 2006; 79: 627-9. 
  • U Dave, AD Williams, JA Wilson, Z Amin, et al. Endoscopic MRI in esophageal cancer staging: A pilot study. Radiology 2004; 230: 281-6. 
  • YM Miao, DM Koh, Z Amin, JC Healy, RJS Chinn, R Zeegen, D Westaby. Ultrasound and MRI assessment of active bowel segments in Crohn’s disease. Clinical Radiology 2002; 57: 913-18. 
  • YM Miao, DM Koh, RJS Chinn, Z Amin, R Zeegen, D Westaby, JC Healy. MR imaging evaluation of the activity of Crohn’s disease. AJR 2001; 177(6): 1325-32. 
  • YM Miao, Z Amin, J Healy, P Burn, N Murugan, D Westaby, TG Allen-Mersh. A prospective single center study comparing CT pneumocolon against colonoscopy in the detection of colorectal neoplasms. Gut 2000; 47(6): 832-7.