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Meet the team: Consultant Radiologists


Dr Rahul Anaspure MB BS, Dip. Ortho, MRCS, FRCR

Consultant Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Rahul AnaspureClinical interest

All aspects of musculoskeletal radiology.

Diagnostic imaging in sports injuries, spinal disorders, rheumatological conditions, soft tissue tumours and arthritis.

Interventional procedures including guided tendon and joint injections, nerve root and facet injections, vertebroplasty and soft tissue tumour biopsy.


Additional information

Fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging, McMaster University, ON, Canada.
Member of Radiological Society of North America.
Member of British Society of Skeletal Radiologists.
Member of British Institute of Radiology.
Member of Royal College of Radiologists.



Dr Rachael Currie

Consultant Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Rachael CurrieClinical interests

Breast Imaging.
Cross sectional Radiology.


Additional Information

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists.
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons.
Clinical Director of the North and East Devon Breast Screening program.









Dr Jane Ferguson MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCP, FRCR

Consultant Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Jane FergusonClinical Interests

All aspects of paediatric and neonatal imaging including fluoroscopy and neuro-imaging. Gynaecology imaging.
I also undertake a broad range of general radiological diagnostic studies involving fluoroscopy, ultrasound and cross-sectional imaging.


Additional Information

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
Member of the British Society of Paediatric Radiology.
Member of the South West Paediatric Radiology Group.
Educational supervisor
PMS Examiner



Dr Richard Guinness MBBS BSc MRCS FRCR

Consultant Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Richard GuinnessMain interests

General radiology
Interventional radiology


Additional information

Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists
Member of British Society of Interventional Radiology
Member of British Society of Gastrointestinal & Abdominal Radiology










Dr Andrew Redfern MB BChir (Cantab) FRCS FRCR

Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust


Dr Andrew RedfernClinical interests

All aspects of musculoskeletal radiology both diagnostic and interventional.
Guided injections including spinal intervention and vertebroplasty.
Shockwave therapy for recalcitrant musculoskeletal problems such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis and lateral epicondylitis.


Additional Information

Lead for musculoskeletal radiology.
Educational supervisor for radiology registrars with MSK interest.








Dr David Silver.  MB.BS, BSc, FRCP, FRCR

Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist and Honorary Clinical Lecturer Peninsula Medical School


Dr David SilverClinical Interest

Diagnostic musculoskeletal imaging and sports injury.
Interventional procedures including image guided biopsy, spinal intervention, and joint injections
Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic and Malignant spinal fractures.
Shock wave therapy for refractory tendinopathy including plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinopathy – Established first NHS centre in the UK in 2000.
Soft tissue tumour diagnosis and biopsy.


Additional Information

Trained at Saint Bartholomew's Hospital London and Bristol.
Radiology Fellowship Brisbane 
Member of British Society of Skeletal Radiologists (BSSR).
BSSR Executive Officer 2006-2009. 
Elected Secretary BSSR 2011 -.
Specialist Adviser to NICE Interventional Advisory Committee since 2004

Adviser to LOCOG 2012 Olympic Medical Committee




Dr Alexander 'Sandy' Spiers BA(Oxon) BM;BCh (Oxon)  MRCP(UK)  FRCR

Consultant Radiologist Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Alexander 'Sandy' SpiersClinical interest

Interests include Neuro Imaging including Stroke Imaging. Diagnostic and Interventional Thoracic Imaging including pleural drainages, lung biopsies and RFA of lung tumours. Musculoskeletal imaging.  PET/CT scanning.
Most aspects of General Radiology including US and CT guided intervention in the abdomen and pelvis.


Additional information

Former Head of Radiology Division.
Former PMS Lead for Radiology.







Professor Tony Watkinson BSc MSc (Oxon) MBBS FRCS FRCR EBIR

Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Professor of Interventional Radiology The Peninsula Medical School and University of Exeter


Professor Tony WatkinsonClinical interest

Interests include all aspects of Interventional Radiology including Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR), Uterine artery embolisation (UFE) to treat uterine fibroids, tumour ablation in the liver and kidneys including TACE (transarterial chemoembolisation) and RFA (Radiofrequency ablation), TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt) and the management and treatment of arterio-venous malformations (AVM’s).


Additional information

Former President of British Society of Interventional Radiology.
Council member of the Royal College of Radiology.
Specialist Advisor to NICE interventional procedures programme.
Member of the interventional subcommittee of the National Imaging Board.