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Having qualified from Bristol University Medical School in 1991 I progressed through Anaesthetic, Medical and Radiology training in the Midlands to gain my Consultant Certificate in 2001. I am a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and a member of the British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists (BSGAR)
I am BSGAR / Royal college of Radiologists Visiting professor 2019-2021
As well as maintaining skills in general radiology I have subspecialized in imaging and intervention of the gastrointestinal system.
I currently practice as a Consultant in the Imaging department at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and through Radiology Imaging Group have a thriving private practice at several sites throughout Hampshire.
I am registered with the General Medical Council and undergo regular audit and annual appraisal as part of the revalidation process. I keep up to date with all areas of radiology as well as my sub-specialty interest through continuing medical education. All these processes and safeguards enable me to provide the highest quality of service to my patients.
I have particular skills in Ultrasound of the abdomen and as a result we have run courses and training for many other doctors and ultrasound practitioners from all over the UK.
I have also acquired an extensive experience of bariatric radiology including the assessment and adjustment of laparoscopic bands.
We are involved in the latest up to date trials within abdominal imaging and training of the next generation of radiologists.
In addition my expertise has been used in both National and European roles.
co-opted member of the Royal College of radiology audit committee leading a national audit on acute abdominal emergency CT.
Lead member of Royal College of Radiologists Ultrasound Standards Working Party in 2013
Member of national Emergency Laparotomy clinical reference group as a representative of the The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
Audit officer for the British society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists (BSGAR)
Member of a Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) task force group formed by the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) to promote the use of bowel ultrasound.
Areas of interest
Gastro-intestinal radiology; Bowel disease including inflammatory (IBD) ;appendicitis ;bowel cancer ;rectal cancer; oesophageal cancer; gastric cancer;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant GI Radiologist
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
level 7 Clinical Excellence Award
- MB ChB Bristol University 1991
- Fellowship of college of Radiologists Royal College of Radiologists 2000
Reference number 3483138
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Visiting Professor Royal college of radiologists 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- Clinical Radiology, 2001
Affiliations / memberships
British Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiologists
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.