Prof Steve Halligan

Prof Steve HalliganTel: 020 3447 9070

University College Hospital

Radiology (imaging)

Professional background

Professor of gastrointestinal radiology UCL since 2005.  Appointed NIHR Senior Investigator 2009.  Chief investigator for first UK NIHR Programme Grant in clinical radiology.  Chief Investigator for HTA multicentre RCT 01/02/02  Member HTA Commissioning Board.

Research interests

  • Colorectal cancer imaging, especially CT colonography (virtul colonoscopy)
  • Anal fistula imaging by MRI
  • Imaging of inflammatory bowel disease; e.g. MRI of Crohn's disease
  • Imaging of anal incontinence, especially anal endosonography for post-obstetric incontinence


More than 250 peer-reviewed indexed publications since 1996, including several invited reviews of gastrointestinal imaging.

GMC/GDC number: 3132834