Dr Mark Thornton

Consultant Radiologist


I am available to perform radiological investigations for private patients at Spire Bristol Hospital 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.

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, I spent 11 years in surgical, medical and radiological training posts.


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Vascular radiology
Interventional radiology

Special clinical interests: Imaging of urological disorders, investigating haematuria, imaging renal stones, imaging the aorta, imaging kidneys, ureters and bladder and interventional radiology.

Consultant Radiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust.