BSc MSc (Oxon) MBBS FRCS FRCR EBIR
Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Professor of Interventional Radiology The Peninsula Medical School and University of Exeter
Vascular and interventional radiology.
Interests include all aspects of Interventional Radiology including Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR), Uterine artery embolisation (UFE) to treat uterine fibroids, tumour ablation in the liver and kidneys including TACE (transarterial chemoembolisation) and RFA (Radiofrequency ablation), TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt) and the management and treatment of arterio-venous malformations (AVM’s).
Professor Watkinson was voted in the top ten operators in the UK to perform UAE in a national survey of professional colleagues performed by the Daily Mail in 2010 being described as “lovely with patients and giving them choices”.
Former President of British Society of Interventional Radiology.
Council member of the Royal College of Radiology.
Specialist Advisor to NICE interventional procedures programme.
Member of the interventional subcommittee of the National Imaging Board.