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Dr Babar Nazir

Dr Babar Nazir


Senior Consultant

National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Oncologic Imaging

Clinical Interest: Head & Neck, Breast

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Division of Oncologic Imaging National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Senior Consultant Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital


Dr Babar Nazir is working as a Senior Consultant Radiologist in Department of Oncologic Imaging at National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He completed his MBBS from Aligarh Muslim University, India, from where he also received MD in Radio-diagnosis. He is Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists (UK) and he did Advanced Speciality Training in Diagnostic Radiology in Singapore. He received gold medals during his medical school training.

Earlier he worked as Additional Consultant Radiologist at the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India where he was also involved in image-guided cancer interventions, clinical trials and worked as supervisor for Diplomate of National Board Trainees. His special interest has been in pain issues during interventional procedures and he did clinical study on periprostatic nerve block for transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.

He is a member of the Singapore Radiological Society and the Radiological Sciences Academic Clinical Program, Singapore.



Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


Research Interests


  • B. Nazir. Pain during transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy and the role of periprostatic nerve block: What Radiologists Should Know. Korean J Radiol. 2014 Sep-Oct; 15(5): 543–553.
  • A Gupta, W Thida, B Nazir, C Yeo, L Yee, CL Ong. Isolated fallopian tube torsion in prepubertal females-A report of two cases. Med J Malaysia. Aug; 70(4): 259-262.
  • B. Nazir, H. Gupta, A.K. Chaturvedi, S.A. Rao and A. Jena. Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy: discussion of a case and a review of the imaging findings. Cancer Imaging Volume 9 Issue1. DOI: 10.1102/1470-7330.2009.0019
  • B.Nazir, AK Chaturvedi, A Rao. Image-guided radiofrequency ablation of tumors: Current Status. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging 2004; 13:3:315-322.

Research Trials