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Ultrasound Scans

for Private Diagnostics

Private Ultrasound Scans performed by Specialist Consultant Doctors and Specialist Senior Sonographers that actively practice their specialities at leading hospitals in the UK, providing you with the highest level of care.

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Reassurance and peace of mind are at the heart of everything we do. During your entire experience with us, you will benefit from the very best level of expertise & patient care. 

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Our team are fully registered and regulated for practice in the United Kingdom. Our patients should expect nothing less.


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Team of Specialists

The team at Harley Street Ultrasound Group is made up of Specialist Consultants and Specialist Sonographers you can rely upon. They are among the best in the industry.

This is backed up with a full range of qualifications and accreditations. All of our specialists are fully registered with all applicable medical regulatory bodies.


Dr Xin Kowa

FRCR, MBBS, BSc (Hons)

Dr Kowa is a consultant head and neck radiologist at University College London Hospital (UCLH). She has trained and worked in large tertiary centres in London (UCLH, Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital) where she completed her subspecialty fellowship in head and neck imaging in 2020.

Her multimodality imaging practice of the head and neck region includes benign and malignant pathologies, and sarcomas (for which UCLH is the regional specialist referral centre). In addition, intraoral scanning also forms part of her diagnostic sonographic work. She provides ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and core biopsy procedures of:

- Thyroid

- Lymph nodes

- Major salivary glands

- Soft tissue lumps and bumps of the head, neck and face


Dr Ahmed Shah


Dr Ahmed Shah is a Consultant Breast and General Radiologist, offering a wide range of ultrasound scans and procedures at 99 Harley Street. Dr Shah completed a Bachelors Degree in Molecular Pharmacology at Kings College London in 2005, before entering medical training at Barts and The London Medical School. He completed junior doctor rotations throughout North and East London before entering clinical radiology training in Leicester, a highly coveted radiology training program. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2019 and was appointed Consultant Radiologist at Frimley Health NHS Trust in 2020. He is a specialist in breast and oncology imaging, and is also a screening specialist in the NHS Breast Screening Programme, based at the prestigious Parapet Breast Clinic, Windsor. This means Dr Shah reads a very high volume of mammograms annually, and is involved in complex and challenging patient cases.

In addition to expert imaging for benign and malignant breast disease (including biopsies and cyst aspirations), Dr Shah offers general ultrasound of the abdomen, scrotum, lumps and bumps, deep veins and other general scans. Our patients often comment on Dr Shah’s excellent communication skills, ability to translate complex knowledge and findings into easily understandable and digestible information, excellent bedside manner and holistic approach to caring for his patients. His reviews speak for themselves.

Aside from the practice of radiology, Dr Shah has a keen interest in artificial intelligence and its ability to benefit patient care. He is part of a national research consortium evaluating artificial intelligence in breast ultrasound, with a view to reducing unnecessary biopsies, currently applying for national implementation funding from NIHR.

Dr Shah is Senior Clinical Lecturer in Radiology at Brunel Medical School, and is the undergraduate lead for Radiology and MSK medicine at Wexham Park Hospital. He is also actively involved in the training of Radiology registrars at his NHS trust. He is the lead for radiology discrepancies and learning (REALM) at his NHS site, an important radiology department governance role. Dr Shah has a wonderful wife and two young children, who keep him on his toes outside of work. He enjoys gardening, DIY, football and travelling.


Ms Heba Alkutbi

BSc, PGc

Heba Alkutbi ( BSc PGc ) a senior sonographer with over 17 years scanning experience .

Heba completed her BSc in Diagnostic Radiography at St Georges Medical School in 2004. She went on to specialise in Medical Ultrasound and completed her PGc training at City University in 2007. Heba has extensive experience in both obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound. She has also trained many midwives, radiographers and doctors and was the lead clinical supervisor and deputy Ultrasound Services Manager at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London.

Heba is accredited by the Fetal Medicine Foundation to undertake fetal Nuchal Translucency scans to screen for chromosomal abnormalities such as Down, Edward and Patau’s Syndromes. She also undertakes all types of obstetric scanning including early pregnancy, dating, anomaly, Fetal Doppler studies, fetal well being scans and 3D/4D scans. As well as Obstetrics, Heba has a keen interest in gyanecology ultrasound and has worked closely with many world-renowned Gynaecologist. She has extensive experience in using ultrasound to screen for gynaecology cancers.

Heba is registered with the Health Care Professional Council and a member of the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG).


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What Our Patients Say About Their Experience

We are committed to providing a high standard of care to our patients. Take a look at some of the incredible responses we have received.

I had the 20 week anomaly scan with Dr Heba and I can't recommend her, or this clinic enough! The nurse who welcomed us was so friendly and reassuring (I was very nervous!). Dr Heba was so thorough, so knowledgable and she talked us through the whole scan. She got some great photos and videos too which were sent to us following the scan. We had our NHS scan a couple of weeks later, they do the best they can with limited funds and resources it was a totally different experience. We are so so glad we also had the private scan and would spend the money again no question!!

20 February 2024

I found this clinic online after finding a small lump that I was concerned about! The booking was super easy and I was lucky to get an appointment really quickly! When I arrived, I was greeted and taken to the waiting room. I was the called in for the appointment and the lady was so lovely and chatty while I was getting ready to be seen by the doctor! I saw the doctor who gave me a through check and explained what he was doing the whole process! He made me feel so at ease and comfortable throughout! I left feeling super confident in the service I had had and also really reassured! I would recommend anyone to visit here!

10 February 2024

I had to cancel and reschedule my appointment the clinic were absolutely brilliant and re booked me at no extra charge. When I arrived they were kind, efficient, and above all knowledgeable and professional. I was given the results as they conducted the scan and received them in writing with the scan pictures before I got home. If I had had to endure bad news I felt I was in capable yet compassionate hands. I will be back and thank you.

05 February 2024


The Harley Street Experience

We aim to provide the very best experience possible to all of our patients and visitors, and this covers every aspect of our services — from our specialists to our technology and of course to our clinic itself.

When you visit us, you will find our clinic to be a clean, comfortable and reassuring environment. We also maintain a high standard of Covid-19 best practices, ensuring maximum safety at all times.


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Latest Articles

We provide insight on a range of topics, including the latest Covid-19 news affecting our practice.

Heba AlkutbiFebruary 08, 2024

Pregnancy is a journey filled with moments of joy and anticipation, and the anomaly scan—or anatomy scan—is a significant and exciting milestone.This article will guide you through what an anomaly scan is, what to expect during the procedure, the findings you might encounter, and how to interpret the results.If you have any questions or concerns or would like to schedule an appointment, please don't hesitate to contact us today.

Heba AlkutbiFebruary 01, 2024

At 12 weeks, the countdown to meeting your little one officially begins!This important prenatal scan marks your first chance to peek into their tiny world, revealing exciting details and addressing any early concerns.In this article, we'll explain what the scan is, why you might choose to get one, and what to expect during the procedure. It's an exciting time, and the more you know, the more empowered you become to make the right decisions for you and your growing family.

Dr Shayan AhmedJanuary 24, 2024

An elbow lump is an abnormal bump, swelling, or protrusion on the inner or outer side of the elbow. Lumps can appear on the elbow for a number of reasons, including injury, disease, and skin infection.Elbow lumps occur deep within the joint or just underneath or on the surface of the skin. They can also range from small to big, harmful to benign, and soft to hard. Some may also get inflamed, making them pulsatile, painful, tender, or itchy. In extreme cases, lumps in the elbow can decrease the range of motion in the forearm and may cause permanent tissue damage around the joint if left untreated.This article explores the different types of elbow lumps, their possible causes, noticeable symptoms, and potential treatment options. We’ll also discuss the importance of proper diagnosis in elbow lump treatment and how an elbow and forearm ultrasound scan helps detect and diagnose harmful lumps.

Heba AlkutbiJanuary 18, 2024

The pregnancy journey is filled with moments of excitement and anticipation, and one of the most eagerly awaited is the gender scan.This special ultrasound is usually performed between 18 and 22 weeks of pregnancy. It not only offers the first opportunity to learn your baby's gender but also provides essential insights into their development.If you have any questions about the gender ultrasound, please get in touch. Our friendly team is here to assist in any way we can.

Dr Shayan AhmedJanuary 10, 2024

Shoulder injuries can be more than just a nuisance. It can disrupt your daily routine, limiting your movements and causing discomfort that's hard to ignore.Your shoulder is a highly flexible ball-and-socket joint made up of the humerus (your upper arm bone), the clavicle (your collarbone), and the scapula (or the shoulder blade). These bones are nestled in a cushion of cartilage, allowing your shoulder its wide range of motion. This means you can swing your arm in circles, reach both forwards and backward, and lift things up high.Much of this impressive flexibility comes from your rotator cuff, four tendons that connect your muscles to your bones. But, like any hardworking part of the body, it can get injured or inflamed, making simple actions like lifting your arm a real challenge.

Dr Shayan AhmedDecember 22, 2023

Discovering a lump in your shoulder can be an unsettling experience, causing both physical discomfort and a wave of concern.It's important to understand potential shoulder lump causes, recognise the accompanying symptoms, and explore the available diagnostic methods to gain clarity and peace of mind. This includes safe, non-invasive shoulder ultrasound scansTypes of Lumps in Shoulder

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At the HSUG, our specialist team delivers private ultrasound scans designed to give you the insight and peace of mind you need. We are the experts when it comes to ultrasonic diagnosis and treatment, and we have a strong track record of providing reassurance to our patients when they need it most.

You’ll find us on Harley Street in London — a convenient location with a rich history of medical excellence. Our team is committed to continuing that history with our own set of expert services.

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