Course Lead - Dr. Stephen Gregory MBBC MRCS FRCR
Dr. Stephen Gregory is a Consultant Radiologist at King’s College Hospital, London. He qualified from St.George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 2002 and undertook medical and surgical training in London and Surrey, obtaining membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007. He returned to St.George’s specialising in Radiology and becoming a fellow of The Royal College of Radiologists in 2010. He has several peer-reviewed publications in his field. Dr.Gregory is an active medical educator, being an educational supervisor for doctors in training and is course director of The King’s FRCR 2B Examination Course. He regularly delivers lectures and workshops and is an invited speaker at national conferences. His radiology interests include Hepatobiliary imaging and image-guided intervention including in the post-transplant liver and minimal access radiological treatment of liver tumours.
Course Lead - Dr. Praveen Peddu MBBS MRCS FRCR
Dr Praveen Peddu is Consultant Interventional Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in King's college hospital, London United Kingdom. He is a specialist in hepato-pancreatico- biliary interventions. He initially trained as Surgeon and obtained MRCS from Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He trained in Radiology at King’s and subspecialised in Hepatobiliary Intervention and was appointed as Consultant in 2008. He authored and co-authored peer reviewed papers and book chapters. He regularly lectures in national and international meetings. He is the organiser of the Nanoknife workhop at King’s College hospital. He also organises British institute of Radiology Hands on course in Liver Imaging workshop.
Dr Amy Eccles
Amy Eccles is a Consultant Radiologist based in the Nuclear Medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Her specialist interests include conventional radionuclide and hybrid imaging (SPECT and PET/CT).
Amy completed her medical training at the University of Cambridge. She joined the North West London Radiology training scheme and subsequently completed her subspecialty training in Radionuclide Radiology at Imperial College NHS Trust.
Amy is the Educational Lead in the Nuclear Medicine Department at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ and is a member of the European School of Multimodality Imaging and Therapy (ESMIT) working group. She is also actively involved in the MSc Nuclear Medicine Course (King’s College London) as a lecturer and supervisor.
Dr Ketul Patel
Dr Patel studied medicine at Kings College Hospital and graduated in 2003 with a distinction. He subsequently completed three years of basic surgical training and passed his MRCS with 100% in the final clinical Vivas. In 2008 he obtaining a London Deanery radiology training number based at Kings College Hospital and subspecialised in interventional radiology and uroradiology. In 2013, Dr Patel was appointed as a substantive consultant interventional radiologist at Croydon University Hospital (London).
Dr Patel is passionate about training and has gained much experience in the art of teaching and examining. At Croydon University Hospital, he has founded, acted as course director, as well as lectured for a number of “red dot” and CT Courses aimed at senior radiographers. He has been a tutor for organised courses such as for the JCA seminars group, lectured at National conferences such as Diabetes UK, examined final MBBS candidates at Kings College Hospital and tutored for the Kings final FRCR viva course. Dr Patel believes that passing the final FRCR viva is as much about exam technique as it is about clinical knowledge and aims to emphasise this in a constructive way during the course.