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Mclean, Emma - consultant histopathologist


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Emma Mclean, consultant histopathologist



Area of expertise: lung histopathology and cytopathology

  • Biography

    Emma Mclean joined Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in August 2002 and was appointed a consultant in November 2008.

    Emma is also involved in gynaecological cytology as part of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. Within the Trust she is the hospital based programme coordinator, having overall responsibility for overseeing the coordination, quality and effectiveness of the cervical screening programme linked to the laboratory and acts as a link for screening commissioners, PCT leads, programme leads and regional quality assurance teams.

    Emma developed an interest in lung pathology following her position as a clinical research assistant in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Guy’s Hospital, researching the effect of antioxidants on lung function.

    She has continued and expanded this interest specialising in lung histopathology and cytopathology. Since becoming a consultant she has played an important role in developing the endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) service provided at St Thomas' which is now the largest in the country.

  • Specialist interests

    • lung histopathology and cytopathology
    • gynaecological cytology.
  • Research interests

    • lung histopathology and cytopathology.