Professor Simon Padley is a Consultant Radiologist specialising in thoracic and vascular imaging and intervention, and general body imaging. Dr Padley is the Director of Radiology at the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital and at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS FTs. He is a Reader in Imaging in the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London.
He received his medical undergraduate education at Westminster Medical School. His specialist radiology training was at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and he undertook a fellowship in thoracic imaging at Vancouver General Hospital.
Dr Padley is a cardiac and thoracic radiologist, as well as an interventional radiologist. Dr Padley co-initiated the cardiac CT programme at the Royal Brompton Hospital and is the trust lead for cancer imaging. He provides interventional radiology services related to lung cancer and vascular intervention. His technical skills include complex lung intervention, including biopsy, fiducial marker placement, radiofrequency and microwave ablation, endovascular stenting, venous access and bronchial artery embolisation.
He was the recipient of a 1991-2 thoracic imaging fellowship at Vancouver General Hospital.
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