Professional background

  • Vice president (president elect)  European Society of head and neck radiology (ESHNR)2020-2023

  • Chairman head and Nneck scientific committee European congress of radiology (ECR) 2020

  • Congress president ESHNR/BSHNI/BSDMFR meeting London 2018

  • MBBS 1985, FRCS England 1990, FRCR England 1995

  • Fellow European Society head and neck radiologists (FESHNR)

  • Secretary of the British Society of Head & Neck imaging 2004-2008; Deputy Chairman 2008-2010; Chairman 2010-2012

  • Faculty member of the European society of head and neck radiology.

  • Past member of the head and neck scientific subcommittee for the European Congress of Radiology.

  • Past head and neck lead for the Royal College of Radiologists subspeciality group and Make Better Use of Cinical Radiology group

  • Radiology advisor Journal Laryngology and Otology. Radiology reviewer multiple diverse radiology journals.

Research interests

Head and neck radiology with a particular interest in radiology of head and neck cancer, neck ultrasound, salivary, skull base and sinonasal imaging.

Dr Beale has performed over 30,000 neck ultrasound examinations and several thousand neck FNA / biopsies over the past 20 years (adequacy rates 96-97%).


Dr Beale has published over 50 head and neck related papers in peer-reviewed journals and provided chapters for several general radiology head and neck textbooks.

He is a regular lecturer in the UK and abroad on diverse head and neck imaging topics including. Recent lectures (2015/2016) include ECR, ESHNR, Erasmus, BSHNI,UKRC,IDKD, Swiss annual radiology congress.