Lalani Carlton Jones

Consultant neuroradiologist

Biography

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

She graduated from the University of Cambridge with First Class Honours, winning the Titular Scholarship, and then qualified in medicine from Imperial College in 2007 with distinctions in Clinical Science and Clinical Practice. She trained in neurology and neurosurgery before entering general radiology training in London and then completing the pan-London neuroradiology fellowship.

Lalani was appointed as a consultant neuroradiologist in 2018.

She has a keen interest in education, recently completing a Masters degree in Medical 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 neuro-radiology 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 neuro-radiologists 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

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

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

  • 2015 - 2017: Pan London Neuroradiology Fellowship

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

Qualifications

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

  • 2013 FRCR, The Royal College of Radiologists

  • 2010 MRCS, The Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • 2007 MBBS, Imperial College School of Medicine

  • 2007 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: March 2022

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