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.
Dr Sam Hare has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, some of which are listed below:
Ambulatory percutaneous lung biopsy with early discharge and Heimlich valve management of iatrogenic pneumothorax: more for less
Exogenous lipoid pneumonia mimicking multifocal bronchogenic carcinoma
Systemic arterial air embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy
Primary adenocarcinoma of the lung: A pictorial review of recent updates
The radiological spectrum of pulmonary lymphoproliferative disease
Lung cancer tissue diagnosis in poor lung function: addressing the ongoing percutaneous lung biopsy FEV1 paradox using Heimlich valve