Dr Paras Dalal

Consultant cardiothoracic radiologist

Biography

Dr Paras Dalal studied at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (now part of Imperial College London). He trained in medicine at Hammersmith Hospital, under the Oxford training scheme, and at the Trust.

He went on to specialise in radiology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.

His fellowships were at:

  • Royal Brompton Hospital (thoracic imaging)
  • Royal Marsden Hospital (oncology imaging)
  • University College Hospital (the Ratcliffe Fellowship).

Dr Dalal is a committee member of the West London Lung Cancer network group for radiology.

Clinical expertise

Dr Paras Dalal specialises in:

  • thoracic and oncological imaging and intervention (including endobronchial ultrasound)
  • lung transplant imaging
  • cardiac imaging
  • percutaneous therapies for lung tumours (including radio-frequency ablation and microwave therapy).

Research

Dr Paras Dalal’s research interests include:

  • radiofrequency ablation of primary lung tumours
  • perfusion imaging in lung cancer
  • percutaneous cryotherapy for lung cancer
  • infection profiles in lung transplant patients.

Publications

Dr Paras Dalal has edited the European Radiology Journal of the Society of Cardiovascular CT (computed tomography) and the American Journal of Radiology. He has also written book chapters on lung cancer and pulmonary vasculature imaging.

Teaching

He teaches on post-graduate courses for radiology and has lectured at several thoracic imaging conferences on imaging and treatment in lung cancer and lung transplant imaging.

Dr Dalal also teaches international students at the Trust and organises the Harefield ITU imaging course and the Chest Radiography course.

Location

Harefield Hospital, Wimpole Street

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