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Dr Jocelyn Brookes

Joe Brookes

Clinical radiology

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • Interventional radiology
  • Non-vascular interventional radiology

About me

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 angioplasty 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 (AVM), based at Royal Free Hospital London NW3

Areas of interest

Varicose veins; Pelvic congestion; Vascular Malformations(AVM); Peripheral vascular disease; Excimer laser atherectomy; Fibroid embolisation; Carotid stenting; Venous access; Haemorrhoid embolisation (emborrhoid); MOBIUS carotid stent for Hypertension; Embolisation for MSK joint pain

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Procedures completed

  • XR360

    Embolisation of vascular mass (including uterine embolisation) - (5-50)

    London Clinic (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • XR390

    Embolisation of arteriovenous malformation of brain or major organ - (5-50)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • XR915

    Insertion of central venous catheter - tunnelled (x-ray guided) - (1-5)

  • L8512

    Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of single venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • XR630

    Percutaneous nephrostomy - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • XR917

    Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs) under x-ray guidance - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • XR254

    Angioplasty of other arteries (e.g. sub-clavian, tibial, femoro-popliteal) including peripheral angiogram +/- insertion of stent - (1-5)

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