Institute of Nuclear Medicine


Leon Menezes

Leon is Lead in Nuclear Cardiology at the Bart's Heart Centre, and Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician at University College London Hospitals. He read Physiology and Medicine at Oxford, trained in Clinical Radiology at Guy's & St. Thomas', and in Nuclear Medicine at University College London Hospital. He was previously a European Society of Radiology Fellow in Cardiac Imaging at La Sapienza, Rome. He is current President of the British Nuclear Cardiology Society. 
His clinical interests are in multi-modality and hybrid cardiac imaging, using SPECT and PET, with Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI. His research interests involve the application of these hybrid modalities to both rare and common cardiovascular diseases, such as sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, atherosclerosis and infection, with funding from the Royal College of Radiologists and the British Heart Foundation.