Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

Contact the Hospital About Dr Giorgio Giancola

Dr Giorgio Giancola

MB; BCh; FRCR

Consultant Radiologist

 

Year Qualified

1983

 


Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic US including Doppler
  • Contrast U/S and U/S guided interventional procedures
  • Interventional non-vascular radiology
  • MSK radiology MRI and CT
  • Cardiac CT
  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Barium and general screening procedures including hysterosalpingograms (HSG), arthrograms, herniograms
  • Vascular U/S procedures – Carotid Doppler, venuous mapping in varicose vein disease
  •  procedures
  • Image guided biopsies and drainage procedures

 


Specialising In

  • Diagnostic radiology
  • Interventional radiology
  • General ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Gynaecological radiology

 


Professional Profile

Dr Giancola undertook his medical school training at the University of Birmingham from 1978-83.  He undertook specialist radiology training which he completed in 1990 within the West Midlands radiology training scheme.   He was appointed to EKHUFT in 1991 where he continues to work.  He is based at the QEQM hospital and also carries out regular lists at Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

 


Personal Profile

Dr Giancola is keen on sporting activities especially squash, skiing, cycling and sailing.  He enjoys travelling and exploring new countries.  Dr Giancola has 3 children, with one having followed him in the medical profession and is training to be a GP in London.

 


Memberships & Associations

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • Cardiovascular Society of Interventional Radiology
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology
  • British Society of Cardiac CT

 


Research Interests

  • Outcomes of oesophageal stenting for palliation in elderly patients with oesophageal malignancy
  • Short-acting general anaesthesia facilitates therapeutic ERCP in frail elderly patients with benign extra-hepatic biliary disease

 


NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

 

Dr Giorgio Giancola offers the following treatments and procedures: