Consultant Profile

Dr David Breen

Dr David Breen MB BS, MRCP, FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Radiology
    • Gastrointestinal radiology
    • Interventional radiology
    • Urological radiology
Special clinical interests:
  • Diagnosis and minimal invasive treatment of abdominal cancer and diseases.
  • Particular interest in the use of ultrasound, CT and MR to diagnose and assess abdominal disease.
  • Genitourinary Radiology
Research interests:
Image-guided ablation of abdominal disease using microwave and cryoablation for liver, lung and kidney disease. Stenting of gut disease.
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Abdominal Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Radiology, University Hospital Southampton

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Royal College of Radiologists
Radiological Society of North America
European Society of Gastrointestinal and abdominal radiology
Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
023 8076 4364
Private secretary fax:
023 8070 4804
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr David Breen has worked in St George's Hospital, London, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and University of Bristish Columbia, Vancouver. 

Dr Breen is internationally recognised as a pioneer in the image-guided ablation of abdominal disease using radio frequency thermal ablation and cryoablation to destroy abdominal cancers. He teaches widely in the UK and internationally in the interpretation and optimisation of abdominal imaging, particularly liver, pancreatic and kidney disease.

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Dr David Breen

Dr David Breen Radiology Consultant, Southampton, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

Cryoablation treatment for cancer

Dr David Breen and Dr Neil McGill are part of Cancer Ablation UK, cancer treatment at Spire Southampton Hospital, Hampshire

Dr David Breen and Dr Neil McGill offer a different type of cancer treatment called cryoablation. For more information about this service available at Spire Southampton Hospital, please visit the Cancer Ablation UK website.

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