Dr Sam Hare
MA (Hons) MBBS FRCR
Dr Sam Hare is a fully qualified Consultant Chest Radiologist (GMC 6030232) and works at Barnet General Hospital, Royal Free London NHS Trust. He is also one of the lead radiologists for the London Cancer lung pathway board which is responsible for improving lung cancer outcomes and patient experience.
Dr Hare also works as a private chest radiology consultant in London at: (i) The Wellington Hospital and (ii) Spire Bushey Hospital. As an exerienced chest radiologist he provides imaging diagnosis in a number of respiratory conditions and his particular areas of expertise include lung biopsy; pleural drainage; lung cancer screening & diagnosis; CT chest scan interpretation and second opinion.
Sam studied medicine at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge and Imperial College School of Medicine, gaining a 1st class honours degree. After completing formal radiology training in the UK between 2004-2009 he undertook a thoracic radiology fellowship in North America (2009-2010). Sam was subsequently appointed to the position of Consultant Thoracic Radiologist at The Ottawa Hospital in Canada specialising in: (i) complex lung biopsy techniques and (ii) lung cancer screening & diagnosis. He returned to the UK NHS in 2011 and is one of the most experienced and proficient lung biopsy radiologists in Europe.
Dr Hare's technical lung biopsy expertise has been acknowledged as providing earlier lung cancer diagnosis in a wider range of patients. He currently runs the pioneering ambulatory lung biopsy service at the Royal Free London NHS Trust and his innovative work has gained national recognition in Thorax, one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, as well as in the Times newspaper and BBC news (August 2015). He has also authored other numerous peer-reviewed publications.