Professor Naw Thelsy
M.B.,B.S, M.Med.Sc,
Dr.Med.Sc (Diagnostic Radiology)
Professor and Head

History of Department

Since (1970) Radiology Department was stated under the care of Consultant Radiologist posted to North Okkalapa General Hospital. The teaching of radiology for final year student M.B.B.S course was introduced at this hospital, to which the present department is attached.

The post graduate training course was established only in 5.1.98 by Dr Eddie Polo (Consultant radiologist/ Lecturer). Now the department is responsible for teaching of medical students of University of Medicine II both undergraduate and post graduate, the latter comprising Master and Doctorate course.

Former Head

Dr. Daw Khin Myint                          M.B.,B.S,D.M.R.D(India) M.Med.Sc

Dr. U Saw Kyaw Aung                      M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D

Dr. Daw Thein Myint Aung               M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D

Dr. Saw Eddie Polo                            M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D

Professor Daw Khin Aye Thi             M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D, M.Med.Sc (Radiology)

Professor U Toe Win                          M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D, M.Med.Sc (Radiology)

Professor U Oung Min Oo                  M.B.,B.S, D.M.R.D, M.Med.Sc, Dr.Med.Sc                                                                                     (Diagnostic Radiology)


(A)       Undergraduate Course

(B)       Postgraduate Course


(A). Undergraduate Courses

Final Part II, M.B.,B.S


Institutional and departmental objectives

At the end of course, the learner should attain the followings.


1. General Knowledge of Radiological anatomy & Physiology

2. Radiological procedures & radiological features of common diseases


Teaching Topics

1.         Radiology of CVS

2.         Radiology of Respiratory system.

3.         Radiology of Skeletal system.

4.         Radiology of Liver & GI system.

5.         Radiology of Genito-urinary system.

6.         Radiology of CNS.


Learning and Teaching Methods

1.         Small groups teaching

2.         Film showing & Discussion.


B.1 Diploma of Radiology Course

This course lasts for one year and the first batch was opened in 15.7.2014. The curriculum consists of the principle and practice of radiology including radiographic anatomy, procedures, radiography and emergency radiology and covers almost every aspects of conventional radiology.

At the end of the year, final examination (convener system) is held comprising of two papers. Practical examination consists of eight reporting sections and ten rapid film viewing sections and viva voce.


B.2 Master of Medical Science (Radiology)

This course lasts for two years and was opened to 26.12.2002 to 2013. Three year course starts from 2014. The curriculum consists of the principle & practice of radiology & covers almost every aspects of conventional, interventional and emergency radiology.

At the end of the last year, final examination is held comprising of two theory papers. Viva voce examination consists of one long case, six reporting sections & ten spot film sections.

Prescribed Textbooks;

  1. Anatomy for diagnostic imaging (Stephanie Ryan, MiChelle McNicholas, Stephen Eustace)
  2. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging ( Jerrold T.bushberg, J. Anthony Seibert, Edwin M. Leidholdt JR, John M. Boone)
  3. Grainger & Allison’s Diagnostic Radiology, A Text book of Medical Imaging
  4. Textbook of Radiology and Imaging (David Sutton)


Reference Text Books;

  1. Diagnostic Ultrasound (Rumack, Wilson, Charboneau, Levine)
  2. A Guide to Radiological Procedures (Stephen Chapman)
  3. Aids to Radiological Differential Diagnosis (Stephen Chapman)
  4. Computed Body Tomography with MRI Correlation (Lee, Sagel, Stanley, Heiken)
  5. CT and MRI of the Whole Body ( Haaga )
  6. Radiology Review Mannual (Wolfgang Dahnert)
  7. Diagnostic Neuroradiology (Anne G. Osborn)
  8. Bone and Joint Imaging (Resnick and Kransdorf)


B.3 Doctorate of Medicine Science (Radiology)

A higher specialist training programme was opened on 26.12.2002 for Doctorate in Medical Science (Radiology) which will last for three years minimum & may extend upto five years.


Objectives of training programme are 

1. To provide high-level post-graduate training.

2. To upgrade the level of clinical competency to keep abreast with International level.

3. To develop highly qualified leadership and administration with broad attitude.




1.         Undergrade     – There is no separate assessments.

2.         Diploma          – The candidate is assessed by the formative assessment.

2.         M.Med.Sc       – The candidate is assessed by the formative assessment.

3.         Doctorate

3.1.      Modular assessment

1.         Theoretical aspects.

2.         Clinical skill.

3.         Communicating skill

4.         Technical skill

3.2.      Thesis

Thesis is to be submitted before conferring the

Dr.Med.Sc degree.

Other trainings

A.        M.Med.Sc (Paediatrics )

B.        M.Med.Sc (Medical Jurisprudence )

C.        M.Med.Sc (Medicine )

D.        M.Med.Sc (Physical Medicine)

E.         M.Med.Sc (Eye)

F.         M.Med.Sc (ENT)

G.        Medical Imaging Technologist (Radiographer)

H.        Medical Imaging Technologist (Grade I)

Department Activities

1.         weekly journal readings.

2.         daily topic discussions

3.         monthly grand round.