Consultant Profile

Nick Dr Screaton

Nick Dr Screaton BM BCh MRCP FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Cardiac radiology
    • Chest Radiology
Special clinical interests:

Chest radiology
Cardiac radiology
Cardiothoracic radiology

Research interests:

Interstitial lung disease
Airways disease
Pulmonary hypertension
Lung cancer screening
Cardiac CT

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, London.
President of British Society of Thoracic Imaging
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number: 3498257)
Member of Radiologic Society of North America
Member of Society of Thoracic Radiologists
Member of European Society of Thoracic Imaging
Member of European Society of Radiologists
Member of British Institute of Radiologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)
Member of British Society of Cardiac Imaging
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266955
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Screaton was appointed Consultant Radiologist in Papworth and  Addenbrooke's Hospitals, Cambridge in 2000. He specialises in cardiothoracic radiology and is currently Radiology Clinical Director in Papworth Hospital and President of the British Society of Thoracic Imaging. 

He has published widely on cardiothoracic imaging with over 50 papers, has served as research and education lead for the British Society of Thoracic Imaging and is a regular invited speaker at national imaging meetings.

He specializes in cardiothoracic imaging in general and in thoracic and cardiac CT in particular with access to state of the art imaging facilities in Cambridge Spire Lea.  He performs both general and cardiothoracic diagnostic CT, ultrasound, and plain film reporting as well as image guided biopsy and drainage using CT and ultrasound. He has BSCI level 3 cardiac CT accreditation. 

In addition to performing and reporting studies performed in Cambridge Spire Lea he offers a specialist second opinion on external radiological examinations both for clinical and medico-legal purposes.

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Recent and Important Publications

1.       Dual energy CT pulmonary angiography: findings in a patient with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.  Hoey ET, Agrawal SK, Ganesh V, Gopalan D, Screaton NJ.  Thorax. 2009 Nov;64(11):1012.

2.       Dual-energy CT pulmonary angiography: A new horizon in the imaging of acute pulmonary thromboembolism.  Hoey ET, Gopalan D, Screaton NJ  AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009 Jun;192(6):W341-2

3.        Hoey ET, Gopalan D, Agrawal SK, Screaton NJ. Cardiac causes of pulmonary arterial hypertension: assessment with multidetector CT. Eur. Radiol. November 2009

4.        Airway wall thickening and emphysema show independent familial aggregation in COPD Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep 1;178(5):500-5. Epub 2008 Jun 19 Bipen D. Patel*1,2, Harvey O. Coxson*3,4, Sreekumar G. Pillai5, Alvar G.N. Agusti6, Peter M.A. Calverley7, Claudio F. Donner8, Barry J. Make9, Nestor L. Müller3, Yasutaka Nakano4, Nicholas J. Screaton3, Edward J. Campbell13, Peter D. Paré4, Robert D. Levy4, Stephen L. Lake14 Edwin K. Silverman†14 and David A Lomas†1 (The International COPD Genetics Network (ICGN).

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease: Implications from Initial Experience with 18F-FDG PET/CT. J Nucl Med. 2009 Apr;50(4):538-545. Epub 2009 Mar 16.Groves AM, Win T, Screaton NJ, Berovic M, Endozo R, Booth H, Kayani I, Menezes LJ, Dickson JC, Ell PJ.

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