Dr James Lay

Consultant Radiologist - Radiology, Royal Bolton Hospital

Professional Background

Dr Lay specialises in vascular and interventional radiology, uroradiology and breast radiology.


1. Chrysochou C, Power A, Shurrab AE, Husain S, Moser S, Lay J, Salama AD, Kalra PA. Low risk for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in nondialysis patients who have chronic kidney disease and are investigated with gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. Clin J A Soc Nephrol 2010; 5:484-489.
2. Lay J. Iatrogenic ureteric injuries: imaging features and role of interventional radiology in management. CIRSE 2011 (Poster presentation).
3. Acharya J, Bancroft K, Lay J. Perforation of transverse colon – a catastrophic complication of uterine artery embolization for fibroids (accepted for publication in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology).

Dr James Lay works in the following services:


The Radiology Department provides a wide range of diagnostic imaging services. Equipped with the most up to date digital imaging, we offer services from the Royal Bolton Hospital as well as in Bolton town centre at Bolton One. We also provide nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance (MR) scanning, breast imaging (both screening and diagnostic), and maternity ultrasound.