Dr Steve Connor was appointed as a Consultant Neuro-radiologist at King’s College Hospital, London in 2002. He holds an honorary post as a Consultant Head and Neck radiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He is the Past President of the British Society of Head and Neck Imaging (BSHNI), the current Visiting Professor for the Royal College of Radiologists and BSHNI, and has been promoted to the position of Honorary Reader in Head and Neck Imaging at King’s College London.
Dr Connor has authored over 130 peer reviewed articles (h index 26), written seven book chapters, and has acted as deputy or associate editor for three journals. His main research interests are in head and neck cancer, skull base, and otology imaging. He has obtained a grant to fund a five year prospective study on the assessment of head and neck cancer treatment response with diffusion weighted MRI. He has also obtained funding for a study of facial nerve tractography in vestibular schwannoma surgical planning, and has a grant application pending for the MRI investigation of endolymphatic hydrops / Meniere’s disease. He is currently actively involved in 15 further clinical studies. He is a member of several PhD thesis committees and has supervised an Academic Clinical Fellowship research project as well as several MSc projects.
Dr Connor has organised a number of national radiology meetings, and is a current member of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) professional learning and development committee. He has written a number of national imaging guidelines, including those for head and neck cancer imaging, is actively involved in radiology and ear nose and throat / maxillofacial training programmes, and organises the annual London temporal bone radiology course. Dr Connor examines for the European diploma in head and neck imaging, and receives regular invites to lecture and contribute to scientific committees at international meetings.
- Head and Neck imaging
- Otology imaging
- Maxillofacial imaging