Consultant Profile

Dr  Shilpan Patel

Name:
Dr  Shilpan Patel BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
Specialties:
  • Radiology
    • CT Scanning
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • Ultrasound
Special clinical interests:

Cancer imaging, gastrointestinal and genitourinary Imaging, general paediatric imaging

Current NHS and /or university posts:

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Imaging Lead at Mount Vernon Cancer Network

Year of first medical qualification:
2001
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Radiologists

European Society of Radiology

Radiological Society of North America

Royal College of Physicians

Pelican Cancer Foundation Faculty Member

National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8901 5566
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Shilpan Patel's core radiological training took place on the Imperial College rotation, where he acquired a solid foundation in all aspects of diagnostic radiology. During this time that he developed an interest in oncological imaging and subsequently spent 18 months at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, undertaking sub-speciality training in this field.

During his fellowship, Dr Patel gained invaluable multimodality experience in the imaging features of a wide variety of malignancies throughout their disease course, using CT, MRI and PET-CT. He also became proficient in the use of multiparametric MRI, gaining practical experience in newer functional MRI techniques, and developed an interest in various pelvic malignancies.

Dr Patel is the lead radiologist for upper and lower gastrointestinal malignancy for West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust and the Mount Vernon Cancer Network. He also has a specialist interest in urological and gynaecological malignancy.

Personal profile:

Dr Patel is married to a consultant in paediatric emergency medicine and they have two young children.

Dr Patel regularly plays five-a-side football and is keen to try new sports such as sailing, skiing, white water rafting and even parachuting.

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