Dr Emma Rowbotham


  • BSc Hons 2000
  • MB BChir Cantab 2002
  • MRCS (Ed) 2004
  • FRCR 2008

Dr Emma Rowbotham trained at St Andrews University between 1996 and 2000 and obtained a 1st class degree in Medical Science before moving to Emmanuel College, Cambridge University where she graduated in 2002.

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Dr Rowbotham completed junior surgical rotations between Cambridge, Durham, Edinburgh and Leeds and obtained FRCS membership in 2005 and entered Radiology training at the Leeds Academy in 1996.

Following a 5 year period of training she then completed her Fellowship in Leeds in 2012. Her first Consultant post was at the Royal United Hospital in Bath where she became involved in a variety of aspects of sports radiology before moving back to Leeds in 2014 to take up her role as Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds.

Dr Rowbotham has co-authored a text book for the FRCR 2a examination, authored several peer reviewed papers focusing primarily on imaging in rheumatology and written 7 book chapters. Her main research interest is in rheumatology imaging. She is keen on teaching both undergraduates and radiology trainees and is currently the MSK Lead for the Leeds Radiology Academy.

Membership of Other Professional Bodies

  • Honary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds
  • BSSR
  • ESSR
  • International Skeletal Society