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Areas of Expertise
Dr Perry carries out a number of procedures including:
- Breast ultrasound
- Tissue sampling procedures of the breast under ultrasound
- 2D or 3D mammographic guidance
Dr Perry (MBBS, FRCS, FRCR) qualified at St Bartholomew’s Hospital London, obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Radiologists. He went on to specialise in Breast Imaging. He was appointed to the Consultant Radiologist teaching staff at Bart’s and has also been Director of the Central and East London Breast Screening Programme from 1993 – 2008.
Dr Perry has been Chairman and is now Vice-President Chairman of the European Reference Organisation for Quality Assured Breast Screening and Diagnostic Services (EUREF). He was appointed consultant to the European Commission for its Europe Against Cancer Breast Screening Programme and is editor in chief of the current edition of the European Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Breast Screening. He was the first radiologist in the UK to introduce Full Field Digital Mammography into routine clinical practice, as well as the first in Europe to use the ATEC Suros Vacuum Biopsy device.
Dr Perry’s main research area is breast density. In a 2007 RSNA press conference in Chicago on breast density in urban women, an estimated global coverage of 307 million were reached. Following this, in Chicago were on annual mammography lowering mastectomy rate (2010) and alteration in involutional patterns of breast density in women, subsequently developing breast cancer (2013).