Professor Simon Padley studied physiology at King’s College London, and medicine at Westminster Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College London), graduating in 1984. He completed further training in radiology at Addenbrooke’s, Papworth, and Westminster hospitals. From 1991-2, he spent time at Vancouver General Hospital, Canada, as part of a thoracic imaging fellowship.
Since 1994, Professor Padley has been a consultant radiologist at Royal Brompton, Harefield and Chelsea & Westminster hospitals. He is also an honorary consultant at Royal Marsden Hospital.
In 2015, Professor Padley became director of radiology at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.
He is a professor of practice in diagnostic and interventional radiology at Imperial College London, in the lung division for the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Professor Simon Padley is cardiac and thoracic radiologist, specialising in thoracic and vascular imaging and intervention, and general body imaging.
He leads the interventional radiology service and co-leads lung cancer and cardiac CT services. In his role at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, he provides general, thoracic and interventional radiology.
Professor Simon Padley provides interventional radiology services related to lung cancer and vascular intervention. His technical skills include:
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BS 1984 University of London
Specialist Register entry date
Clinical radiology From 28 May 1996
Royal College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
British Society of Thoracic Imaging
European Society of Thoracic Imaging
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe
British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
Society of Cardiac Computered Tomography