Consultant Radiologist with an interest in Oncology, Hepatobiliary and GI Radiology
The advertised post is for a full time General Radiology Consultant with an interest in oncology and GI Imaging at Barts Health NHS Trust. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team of radiologists to help deliver the service and to support the active training program. The post will be predominantly based at the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals.
The Royal London is a major trauma centre and Barts Health one of the largest Trusts in Europe.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent general emergency and onco-radiology skills and have extensive experience in all aspects of cross sectional imaging including ultrasound, trauma imaging and plain film reporting.
A specialist interest in GI/HPB oncology imaging is preferred You will join our dedicated team of 32 general and 3 dedicated GI Radiologists who currently support general Imaging services as well as the rapidly increasing demand for liver and GI imaging particularly in relation to CT and MR Imaging, GI fluoroscopic procedures and supporting the specialist MDT’s.
The HPB Unit at Barts Health is based at the Royal London site. The unit provides a tertiary referral service receiving around 300 referrals per year for HPB disease, and the weekly MDT usually covers 35-40 patients. The surgical team carries out around 100 resections per year for pancreatic cancer, and a similar number for liver and biliary cancer. In addition to surgical resection, patients receive other treatments such as radiofrequency ablation and arterial chemoembolization.
The Gastroenterology unit is based at the Royal London Hospital and outpatients at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. The unit works closely with similar units at Whipps Cross Hospital and Newham Hospital following the merger in 2012 into Barts Health. The Digestive Disorders Clinical Group integrates luminal and pancreaticobiliary gastroenterology, hepatology, IBD and nutrition. There are close links with surgery, pathology and radiology and the clinical department of paediatric gastroenterology. The unit sees 8000 out-patients, performs ~7000 endoscopic procedures and admits~500 patients annually. The department takes part in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
There is a large oncology unit at Barts including uro-oncology, gynae-oncology, haematological malignancies, breast, melanoma and thoracic malignancies as well as GI and head and neck malignancies. The successful candidate will form part of an existing team of 13 consultant radiologists in oncology and breast imaging. They will have the opportunity to develop subspecialty interests in any of the above areas.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Emma Friedman, Clinical Director Imaging