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Dr John Holemans

Date: 30 September 2015 10:53
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Jackie Monaghan

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About Dr John Holemans

Area of Practice

Diagnostic Radiology including X-rays, ultrasound, Doppler, CT and MRI scanning

Special Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic Cancer
  • lung and Airway Disease
  • Thoracic CT/MRI
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiac CT
  • Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease

Research Interests

Lung cancer screening

Regional and National Responsibilities

  • Royal College of Radiologists Cheshire and Merseyside Regional Chair 

Current Membership of Professional Regional and National Bodies

  • Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians
  • Fellow British Institute of Radiology
  • Member Radiological Society of North America
  • Member Society of Thoracic Radiology(US)
  • Member European Society of Thoracic Imaging
  • Member British Society of Thoracic Imaging

Languages Spoken


Why choose LHCH?

Quality is at the heart of the LHCH agenda.

Training and Education and Professional Experience

  • I qualified as a doctor at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London in 1989 and I also hold a BSc in Physiology. I passed the MRCP(UK) in 1991. I trained as a radiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals, London from 1992-97.
  • I became a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1995 and In 2004 I was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
  • I was appointed a Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital and Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals in 1997. I became Lead Radiologist at LHCH in 2002.
  • Between 2004 and 2007 I was Chair of the Northern Branch of the British Institute of Radiology and was made a fellow of the BIR in 2007.
  • I am interested in all aspects of imaging of thoracic and heart disease.
  • I am an associate editor for The British Journal of Radiology and a reviewer for the journals Clinical Radiology and European Radiology.

About John

I was born and schooled in Bristol. I am married (to a Wirralian) with three children and I live in Birkenhead. I enjoy cycling, walking, cricket and golf. I am an ECB level 2 qualified cricket coach and look after a junior team at Oxton Cricket Club.