Lalani Carlton Jones

Consultant neuroradiologist

Biography

Lalani Carlton Jones practises in adult and children neuroradiology at Guy's and St Thomas’, Evelina London and King's College Hospitals.

She was appointed as a consultant neuroradiologist in 2018.

She has a keen interest in education, and is an educational programme lead for the British Society of Neuroradiologists. She is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at King's College London. In addition, she has founded and directed several national teaching radiology courses, as well as serving as neuroradiology lead for UKIO and the Royal College of Radiologists annual conferences. She holds national teaching roles as a Vice-President for the UK Imaging and Oncology congress, the UK's largest radiology conference, as a Royal College of Radiologists FRCR Part 1 examiner and a member of the Royal College of Radiologists' REAL (Radiology and Learning from Error) panel.

Lalani has a particular clinical interest in spontaneous intracranial hypotension and spinal CSF leaks and has trained in the USA and collaborated with international world-leading experts in this field.

She is currently one of only a few neuroradiologists in the UK able to offer comprehensive investigation and imaging-guided treatment for this condition, including advanced myelographic techniques and the use of targeted fibrin glue patching.

She has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, oral presentations, invited lectures and chaired conference sessions and has been awarded several prestigious national and international awards and prizes for her work.

Education and training

Postgraduate radiology training/current appointments

  • 2020 - current: Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Kings College London 

  • 2018 - current: Consultant Neuroradiologist, Guys and St Thomas’s and Kings College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts

  • 2015 - 2017: Pan London Neuroradiology Fellowship

  • 2010 - 2015: General Radiology training, Imperial London radiology training programme

Qualifications

  • 2022 - Masters in Medical Education, University College London & Royal College of Physicians

  • 2013 - Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)

  • 2010 - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)

  • 2007 - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science (MBBS), Imperial College School of Medicine

  • 2007 - Masters (MA), University of Cambridge

  • 2004 - BA(Hons), First Class Honours MVST Tripos, University of Cambridge

Research interests

  • SIH and spinal CSF leaks

Awards

  • 2021 - Kings Health Partners Innovation in Education award
  • 2021 - Royal College of Radiologists JRF Trainer of the Year nomination
  • 2020 - British Society of Neuroradiologists travelling scholarship
  • 2020 - Royal College of Radiologists National Vera Ansell audit prize

Other awards include: multiple conference awards for winning presentations including BSTI best oral presentation, RCR ECR travel award, Certificate of Merit for several educational exhibits including several at the RSNA (Radiological Society of North America), as well as multiple undergraduate university and national prizes.

Last updated: October 2022

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