Dr Shaista Meraj

Consultant, Radiology and Breast Unit

Professional background

Dr Meraj obtained MBBS degree with honours from Punjab University, Pakistan. She completed her basic surgical training with MRCS in Manchester.

She had radiology training in West Midlands Radiology Training Scheme. Dr Meraj joined Bolton NHS Foundation Trust as a consultant, in October 2014. She is Radiology Lead for Symptomatic Breast Services.

Professional membership

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Society of Breast Radiologists
  • Medical Defence Union of Scotland

Special interests and research

Dr Meraj has special interest in gynaecological imaging and breast imaging including breast screening.


Detection of lymph node metastases in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with axillary ultrasonography in combination with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre normogram as a prediction tool. Breast Cancer Res. 2014; 16(Suppl 1): P42.

An experience of Occult breast carcinoma at a single referral centre
Abstract publication – BSBR conference 2014

Mammographic features and prognostic Histopathological characteristics of True Negative interval breast cancer

Abstract publication – British society of breast radiology meeting 2013

Dr Shaista Meraj

Consultant, Radiology and Breast Unit

Contact Number

01204 390384

Dr Shaista Meraj works in the following services:

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