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King’s Neuroradiology Consultant wins top award

08 November 2023 - Dr Thomas Booth is announced winner of the Neuroradiologist of the Year Award 2023.

The Radiology Award has presented Dr Thomas Booth, a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist with an award for his contributions towards patients’ outcomes in neuroradiology.

Dr Booth was today (Wednesday 8 November) announced winner of the Neuroradiologist of the Year Award 2023. The award recognises organisations and professionals working within Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology for their contributions to patient outcomes.

Lizzy Gatenby, Head of Partnerships, Radiology Awards said: “Dr Booth has been recognised for his contribution to outstanding neurovascular and neuro-oncology clinical outcomes through safe interventional neuroradiology practice (the largest increase in thrombectomies, a procedure to remove a blood clot in the vein or artery) in the UK) and implementing new technologies in the NHS.

“In addition, thanks to Dr Booth’s leadership, there is now an established NHS/international policy on how to follow up brain cancer with imaging, how advanced magnetic resonance imaging can help patients during brain cancer and what to do with abnormalities discovered by chance on images or genome.”

Dr Thomas Booth, said: “I am thrilled to have been awarded this honour, which is a recognition of the collective effort of the team behind our successes across the Department of Neuroradiology at King’s College Hospital, and at the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King’s College London.

“This award is a significant recognition of our speciality, and it reflects the unwavering dedication of myself and the teams to deliver outstanding results. I am incredibly proud of the team’s hard work, innovative thinking, and collective effort and would like to express my heartfelt appreciation to every team member who has contributed to this achievement.

“This award reinforces our commitment to achieving our mission, and I will continue to work tirelessly to innovate and excel in our field, ultimately to the benefit of patients. As I celebrate this remarkable accomplishment, I remain focused on our service and research missions and look forward to continuing to provide high-quality services and research outputs that meet the expectations of our patients and stakeholders”.

The King’s interventional neuroradiology service is one of the most established in the UK, participating in pivotal trials improving the treatment of cerebral aneurysms across the world. All procedures are performed using minimally invasive techniques, which means less pain, fewer complications, and shorter hospital stays.