Professor Edward Leen

Resident at:
  • Hammersmith Hospital

Professor Edward Leen is Professor of Radiology at Imperial College London and Consultant Interventional Radiologist treating cancer patients at Hammersmith, Charing Cross, St Mary's and The Princess Grace hospitals, London. He has over 15 years’ experience in ablative therapies and has treated over 1500 patients with liver, lung, pancreas and renal tumours. He has a specialist interest in novel ablative therapies in oncology as well as liver imaging and new diagnostic applications in cancer.

Prof Leen leads a clinical ultrasound group and focuses on the microbubble ultrasound assessment and has a long-standing interest in altered hepatic haemodynamics and micro-metastases. Prof Leen developed and established the clinical percutaneous ablative therapies of liver, lung, pancreas and renal cancer services including thermal-based and Irreversible Electroporation – NanoKnife. He has a particular interest in the development of navigation and robotics for percutaneous ablative therapies.

Prof Leen graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics degree from University College Dublin. This was followed, in 1994, by Doctor in Medicine and in 1994 by Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists (London).

Personal treatment philosophy: My approach is truly personalised care for each patient as a whole – using leading edge technologies and combination therapies in close collaboration with Oncologists and Surgeons.