Dr Shilpan Patel
BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, FRCR
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Shilpan Patel at Spire include:
Spire Harpenden Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
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
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Imaging Lead at Mount Vernon Cancer Network.
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.