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Dr Lalani Carlton Jones

Dr Lalani Carlton Jones

MA (Cantab) MBBS MRCS FRCR PGDipMedEd

Consultant neuroradiologist

Dr Lalani Carlton Jones practices in adult and paediatric neuroradiology at Guy’s and St Thomas’s neurology service, The Evelina London and King’s College Hospitals.

Lalani graduated from the University of Cambridge with first class honours, winning the Titular Scholarship and then qualified in medicine from Imperial College 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. She was appointed as a consultant neuroradiologist in 2018.

Lalani 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. Furthermore, Lalani 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 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. These include winning the Kings Health Partners Innovation in Education award, British Society of Neuroradiologists Isherwood travelling scholarship, Royal College of Radiologists JRF Trainer of the Year nomination, RCR National Vera Ansell audit prize as well as several conference awards for winning presentations and exhibits including the RSNA (Radiological Society of North America).

Special interests

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.

Treatments

  • Interpretation of CT and MRI of the brain and spine
  • CT guided spinal injections (selective nerve root blocks, facet joint injections)
  • CT myelography and digital subtraction myelography
  • CT guided epidural blood patch
  • CT guided targeted fibrin glue injection for spinal CSF leaks

Education

2017: Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education, University College London and 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), University of Cambridge

Membership of professional bodies

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Society of Neuroradiologists
  • European Society of Neuroradiology
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • British Society of Head and Neck Imaging
GenderFemale
Language(s)English