Dr Daniel Croucher

Resident Medical Officer


Diagnostic Radiologist with Special Interest in Cross-sectional and Women's Imaging


English, Maltese, Italian, German, good knowledge of French



Appointment request

Education and honors
2019 Master of Business Administration,Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
2018 Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
1992 Fellow of the American College of Angiologists (FACA),USA.
1991 Board Certification in Diagnostic Radiology – Arzt fur Radiologie Medical Council, Muenster, Germany.
1991 PhD – Cum Laude Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Muenster, Germany.
1984 MD Malta Medical School, University of Malta.
Awards and honors
1992-1994 Clinical and Research Fellowship in Cross-sectional Imaging, Dept. of Radiology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
1987-1989 Scholarship German Academic Exchange Service, Germany.
1986-1987 Scholarship German Academic Exchange Service, Germany.

1. CT Measurement of Bone Mineral Content in the Lumbar Vertebrae. M. Montag, P Vassallo and PE Peters. Medicamundi 1988, Vol.33, no.1.

2. Rationeller Einsatz von FLASH Sequenzen im Staging von Knochen- und Weichteiltumoren. R Erlemann, M.Reiser, PE Peters, P Vassallo, A.Haerle. Fortschr. Roetgenstr. 149,2(1988).

3. Case Report: Popliteal Artery Aneurysm following Arthroscopic Meniscectomy: P Vassallo, M.Reiser, PE Peters. Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Sept 1989: vol 12, no 3.

4. Musculoskeletal Neoplasms: Static and Dynamic Gd-DTPA-Enhanced MR Imaging. R Erlemann, M.Reiser, PE Peters, P Vassallo, B.Nommensen, C.R.Kusnierz-Glaz, J.Ritter, A.Roessner. Radiology 1989; 171:767-773.

5. Mediastinal Tumors: Biopsy under Ultrasonographic Guidance. W.Wernecke, P Vassallo, PE Peters, D.B. von Bassewitz. Radiology 1989;172:473-476.3

6. Mediastinal Tumors: Sensitivity of Detection with Sonography compared with CT and Radiography. W.Wernecke, P Vassallo, R.Pötter, H.G.Lückener, PE Peters. Radiology 1990;175:137-143.4

7. RCPC: Postprandial Epigastric Discomfort in a Young Adult Male. P Vassallo, W Krings, M.Reiser, PE Peters. Invest Radiol 1990;25:1061-1064.

8. RCPC: Cystic Pelvic Mass in a Patient with Recurrent Carcinoma of the Cervix. E.G.Eising, M.F.Reiser, P Vassallo, PE Peters. Invest Radiol 1990;25:205-208.

9. Musculoskeletal Neoplasms: Fast Low-Angle Shot MR Imaging with and without Gd-DTPA. R Erlemann, P Vassallo, G Bongartz, H.Müller-Miny, E Rummeny, U.Stöber, PE Peters. Radiology 1990; 176:489-495.

10. Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis in the Lower Extremities with High-Resolution Real Time and CW Doppler Ultrasound: Accuracy and Limitations. W Krings, J.Adolph, S.Deidrich, S.Urhahne, P Vassallo, PE Peters. Radiologe Nov. 1990 30:525-531.

11. Bildgebende Diagnostik von Mediastinalen Tumoren: Sensitivität und Spezifität der Sonographie im Vergleich zur Computertomographie und Konventionellen Röntgendiagnostik. K.Wernecke, P Vassallo, PE Peters, R.Pötter, H.G.Lückener. Radiologe Nov.1990 39:532-540.

12. Thoracic Sarcoidosis: N Roos, U.Bick, P Vassallo et al. Radiologe 1990;30:581-590.

13. Factors Effecting Detection of Pulmonary Nodules in Digital Radiographs. W Wiesmann, P Vassallo, PE Peters. In NATO ASI Series, Vol. F74; Picture Archiving and Communication Systems: p.425-429, Springer Verlag, Germany, 1991.

14. Value of Sonography in Monitoring the Therapeutic Response of Mediastinal Lymphoma: Comparison with Chest Radiography and CT. K.Wernecke, P Vassallo, G.Hoffmann, PE Peters, R. Poetter, E. Rummeny, P.Koch. AJR 1991: 156:265-272.5

15. Disturbed Myelination in Patients with Hyperphenylalaninemia: Evaluation by MR Imaging. U.Bick, G. Fahrendorf, A.Ludolph, P Vassallo, J. Weglage, K.Ullrich. European Journal of Paediatric Radiology 1991;150:185-189.

16. Are there any Typical Radiological Signs for Pneumocystis-Carinii Pneumonia (PCP)? N Roos, M v Eiff, P Vassallo, M Montag, H Lenzen, PE Peters. Atemw.-Lungenkrkh. 1991;17/2:78-82.

17. Thymic Involvement in Hodgkin’s Disease: CT and Sonographic Findings: K.Wernecke, P Vassallo, F.Rutsch, PE Peters, R.Pötter. Radiology 1991;181:375-383.

18. MR Imaging of the Ankle. T. Vestring, G. Bongartz, R. Erlemann, J.Scuik, P Vassallo, W. Wiesmann, C. Adlawan, J. Adolph, P.E. Peters. Radiologe 1991;31(12):616-623.

19. Detection of Hepatic Masses in Patients with Carcinoma: Comparative Sensitivities of Sonography, CT and MR Imaging: K.Wernecke, E Rummeny, G Bongartz, P Vassallo, D Kivelitz, W Wiesmann, PE Peters, B Reers, M.Reiser, W.Pircher. AJR 1991;157:731-739.

20. Comparison between High-Field-Strenght MR Imaging and CT for Screening of Hepatic Metastases: A Receiver Operating Characteristics Analysis. E. Rummeny, K.Wernecke, S. Saini, P Vassallo, W Wiesmann, J. Oestmann, D. Kivelitz, B. Reers, M.Reiser, PE Peters. Radiology 1992:182 (3); 879-886.

21. Differentiation of Benign from Malignant Superficial Lymphadenopathy: The Role of High Resolution US. P Vassallo, K.Wernecke, N Roos, PE Peters. Radiology 1992;183:215-220.6

22. The Distinction Between Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors on Sonography: Value of a Hypoechoic Halo. K.Wernecke, P Vassallo, U.Bick, S.Diederich, PE Peters. AJR 1992;159:1005-1009.

23. Pathologic Explanation for Hypoechoic Halo Seen on Sonograms of Malignant Liver tumors: An In Vitro Correlative Study. K.Wernecke, L.Henke, P Vassallo, D.B.v.Bassewitz, S.Diederich, PE Peters, G.Edel. AJR 1992;159:1011-1016.

24. In vitro high resolution ultrasonography of benign and malignant lymph nodes: a sonographic-pathologic correlation. P Vassallo, G.Edel, N Roos, A.Naigub, PE Peters. Invest. Radiol 1993;vol 82, no 8:698-705.

25. MR Lymphography for Characterizing of Metastatic vs Reactive Lymph Nodes. P Vassallo, C. Matei, A. Knott, W.D.W. Heston, S.J. McLachlan, J.A. Koutcher, R.A. Castellino. Progress in Lymphology XIV 1993: 309-310.

26. High resolution ultrasonography for distinguishing hyperplastic from tumor-bearing lymph nodes. P Vassallo, PE Peters. Progress in Lymphology XIV 1993:257-260.

27. BMS 180549-enhanced MR Lymphography: Utility for Differentiating Reactive from Tumor-bearing Lymph Nodes. P Vassallo, C. Matei, W.D.W. Heston, SJ McLachlan, J.A. Koutcher, R.A. Castellino. Radiology 1993;193:501-506.

28. Regional MR lymphography with intersititially administered ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide colloid (BMS 180549). P Vassallo, C Matei, W.D.W.Heston, SJ McLachlan, JA Koutcher, R.A. Castellino. Investigative Radiology: 1995;30,12:706-711.

29. Indirect computed tomographic lymphography with Imagent LN (perflubron emulsion) for assessing lymph nodes draining the prostate. P Vassallo, K. L.Meyer, C Matei, PK Tulipano, SF Flaim, JA Koutcher, RA Castellino. Journal of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology: 1996 In press.

30. Clinical Update: Radiology. Maltese Medical Journal: 2004;16, 3: 27-30.