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- Interventional radiology
- Non-vascular interventional radiology
Dr Brookes trained at The Middlesex Hospital, London qualifying in 1986 after producing the “Manic Depressives” Christmas show (1984) and winning a WHO award for a study of colour blindness as a nutritional indicator in infants in Pondicherry, India (1985) .
Post graduate medical rotations in Oxford, Guys and Royal Free (neuro) hospitals led to MRCP in 1991.This included postgrad training in cardiology, neurology and tropical medicine (Prof Warrel, Oxford). Following training in emergency medicine, Dr Brookes became Chief Medical Officer for a Raleigh International expedition in Borneo (3 months) and subsequently Morrocco (Film set doctor, Warners) 1991-2.
Returning to The Middlesex Hospital in 1992 Dr Brookes joined the UCLH Radiology training scheme , London 1992-7. As Clinical Lecturer at The National Medical Laser Centre (1994-6) he pursued research into image-guided Tumour ablation [MR thermography , first ever lung tumour ablation, first ever fibroid percutaneous ablation, and proposed and published the first world series of fetal postmortem MR scanning as alternative to autopsy , Lancet 1996.
Appointed Consultant Radiologist at UCLH 1998-present (cardiovascular speciality) he introduced Laser treatment of varicose veins (EVLT/ELVeS) to UK – March 2001 and developed angiography and plasty as a day case service (Excimer laser angioplasty since 2010).
Introduced and developed embolisation for tumours, aneurysms and fibroids.
2007/8 Sabbatical as Associate Lecturer to the University of the West Indies with continued visiting vascular practice Bridgetown, Barbados to present.
2009-11 Divisional Clinical Director of Imaging and vascular services UCLH introducing many new practices to department and conceiving and establishing first NHS joint venture Teleradiology company in UK. (RRO Ltd, UCLH)
Currently Regional Lead Clinician for Vascular malformations, based at Royal Free Hospital London NW3
Areas of interest
Varicose veins; Pelvic congestion; Vascular Malformations; Peripheral vascular disease; Excimer laser atherectomy; Fibroid embolisation; Carotid stenting; Venous access; Haemorrhoid embolisation
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Endovascular Radiologist at UCL Partners (UCH and Royal Free) Hospitals
Regional Lead Clinician for Vascular malformations
with independent practice at The London Clinic and HCA hospitals.
Vascular interventional radiology
Pelvic venous congestion
Ablation of arteriovenous malformations
Thermal ablation of varicose veins (laser)
Excimer laser atherectomy
WHO scholarship 1987
EVLT Luminary professorship 2001
Fellowship of Royal College o Physicians 2011
Selected publications from the last 6 years:
A comparison of echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging in cardiovascular screening of adults with Turner syndrome. Ostberg JE, Brookes JA, McCarthy C, Halcox J, Conway GS. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Dec;89(12):5966-71.
MRI in fetal necropsy. Brookes JS, Hagmann C. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Dec;24(6):1221-8
Effects of enzyme replacement therapy on the cardiomyopathy of Anderson-Fabry disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of agalsidase-alfa. Hughes DA, Elliott PM, Shah J, Zuckerman J, Coughlan G, Brookes J, Mehta AB. Heart. 2007 May 4;
Courses offered to GPs
I have spoken at many GP educational events and am always delighted to attend.
I currently record all my complex vascular access (ports and lines insertions) intra operative data through LION Ltd.
I record patient reported outcomes in the rest of my private practice.
LION Ltd record patient satisfaction for all patients treated.
- MB BS The Middlesex Hospital 1986
- MRCP RCP, UK 1991
- FRCR RCR 1996
- FRCP RCP 2011
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- GDP varicose veins guidelines NICE 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Clinical Radiology, 1998
Affiliations / memberships
- The London Clinic Consulting Rooms5 Devonshire...
- 12:30 - 17:30
- 020 7616 7795
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Dr J Brookes
020 7616 7795 office
07802 713 366 mobile
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: jocelynbrookes