Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Thornton

Name:
Dr Mark Thornton MB ChB FRCP FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
Specialties:
  • Radiology
    • Interventional radiology
    • Vascular radiology
Special clinical interests:

Imaging of urological disorders, investigating haematuria, imaging renal stones, imaging the aorta, imaging kidneys, ureters and bladder. Interventional radiology.

Research interests:

Aortic Aneurysm imaging

Current NHS and /or university posts:

North Bristol NHS Trust Consultant Radiologist and head of department.

Year of first medical qualification:
1987
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Member of the Bristish Society of interventional Radiologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Member of the Interventional Radiologists Society of Europe

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4010
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 950 5050 ext 5123
Personal email address:
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I am available to perform radiological investigations for private patients at Spire Hospital Bristol on a Thursday morning and early afternoon. I accept referrals from general practitioners and hospital consultants and provide same day reporting. Important results will be communicated to the referring doctor on the day of the investigation. I am available to perform US scans, CT scans and MRI scans and some interventional procedures. More complex interventional procedures can be performed at North Bristol NHS Trust and aftercare provided in a Spire bed under my direct care.

Personal profile:

I am an interventional radiologist specialising in urological and renal imaging, as well as all arterial/venous imaging. I am Deputy Head of Training in the Severn Deanery School of Radiology and am Head of the Radiology Department at North Bristol NHS Trust. I have been a consultant radiologist for 12 years and prior to my consultant appointment spent 11 years in surgical, medical and radiological training posts.

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