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Professor of Gastrointestinal Radiology

Titles

  • Professor of Medical Imaging
  • Honorary Consultant Radiologist
  • NIHR Senior Investigator

Expertise

  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • CT colonography
  • Colorectal cancer detection and staging
  • Small bowel imaging
  • General cross sectional imaging in oncology
  • Peri-anal fistula MRI
  • Endoanal ultrasound

Procedures

  • CT colonography
  • Endoanal ultrasound
  • General abdominal CT, MRI and ultrasound
  • Small bowel CT, MRI and Ultrasound
  • Pelvic CT, MRI and ultrasound

Most common conditions seen

  • Crohn's disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Peri-anal fibula disease
  • Obstetric trauma
  • Endometriosis
  • Abdominal Malignancy
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Enteric dysmotility

Most common symptoms seen

  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Anal incontinence

Background

An Academic Clinical Radiologist specialising in Gastrointestinal Imaging. After a short time as a consultant at St Marks hospital, in 2005 he moved to London as a clinical academic and was appointed Professor of Medical Imaging in 2011. His clinical and academic expertise align around Gastrointestinal Radiology. He has particular experience in CT colonography, colorectal cancer detection and staging and all aspects of small bowel imaging, particularly in the context of Crohn’s disease. He is skilled in general cross sectional imaging in oncology as well as peri-anal fistula MRI and endoanal ultrasound. He sits on several consensus guideline committees for gastrointestinal disease including the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) guideline committee, Association of Coloproctology guideline committee for imaging colorectal cancer and European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal radiology (ESGAR) committees for CT colonography and Imaging in IBD.

2011 – Current Professor of Medical Imaging and Honorary Consultant Radiologist

2008 – 2011 Reader in Medical Imaging and Honorary Consultant Radiologist

2007 – 2009 Senior Lecturer in Clinical Radiology and Honorary Consultant Radiologist

2005 – 2007 Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer

2003 – 2005 Consultant GI Radiologist

Training

His medical training was at St Bartholomew’s hospital, London and radiological training at University College Hospital, London. He also underwent specialised training in Gastrointestinal Imaging at St Marks Hospital, Harrow where he undertook an MD in CT colonography.

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • Particular experience in CT colonography, colorectal cancer detection and staging and all aspects of small bowel imaging, particularly in the context of Crohn’s disease
  • Skilled in general cross sectional imaging in oncology as well as peri-anal fistula MRI and endoanal ultrasound

Research interests

He holds over £5M grant income as chief investigator and has published over 200 peer reviewed publications. He is a current NIHR senior investigator.

His research interests include:

  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • Colorectal cancer detection and staging
  • Small bowel imaging
  • Pelvic and anal canal imaging
  • Whole body MRI cancer staging

Qualifications

  • 1991 BSc (First Class Honours) St Marys Hospital, University of London
  • 1994 MB BS (Hons), St Bartholomew Medical College, University of London
  • 1997 MRCP (London)
  • 2000 FRCR, Royal college of Radiologists
  • 2003 MD, University of London

GMC Number: 4107224

Date of Registration: 1995

Memberships

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • NIHR Faculty

Titles

  • Professor of Medical Imaging
  • Honorary Consultant Radiologist
  • NIHR Senior Investigator

Expertise

  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • CT colonography
  • Colorectal cancer detection and staging
  • Small bowel imaging
  • General cross sectional imaging in oncology
  • Peri-anal fistula MRI
  • Endoanal ultrasound

Procedures

  • CT colonography
  • Endoanal ultrasound
  • General abdominal CT, MRI and ultrasound
  • Small bowel CT, MRI and Ultrasound
  • Pelvic CT, MRI and ultrasound

Most common conditions seen

  • Crohn's disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Peri-anal fibula disease
  • Obstetric trauma
  • Endometriosis
  • Abdominal Malignancy
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Enteric dysmotility

Most common symptoms seen

  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Anal incontinence

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