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Dr Victoria Scott

Consultant Radiologist

MA MRCS FRCR

Practices at: Mount Alvernia Hospital

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Personal Profile

Dr Victoria Scott is a Consultant Radiologist specialist in mammography, ultrasound and breast MRI.

Training and Appointment 

Dr Victoria Scott graduated from Oxford University in 2003, having taken an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Philosophy and Physiology.
She went on to do postgraduate studies at St George’s Hospital Medical School and completed her degree in 2010.

Dr Scott took her specialist Radiology training at St George’s Hospital, London. After specialist training at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Marsden Hospital and University College Hospital, Dr Scott completed her studies in 2012 and went on to a breast imaging Fellowship at South West London Breast Screening Service and St George’s Hospital.

Research and Publications

Dr Scott has published and presented widely.  Her most recent publications include:

  • Mucocele-like lesions of the breast - A radiological and clinicopathological analysis. R Griffiths, L Alarcon, V Bonello, V Scott, Z Szollosi Curr Probl Cancer 2021 Dec; 45(6):100762.
  • Medicolegal aspects of breast imaging. V Scott, R Given-Wilson
  • Discordant double-read screen-detected breast cancer: mammographic features and pathological correlation.  V Bonello, V Scott, S Dumonteil. EUSOBI, 2019
  • Multiple cancer detection rates at a national screening centre using whole breast ultrasound as standard at initial assessment.  V Scott, S Dumonteil, L Wilkinson.  ECR, 2018
  • Changes in management and follow-up of lesions of uncertain malignant potential (high risk lesions):  An audit of 16 years' experience in a UK screening centre.
    Wilkinson L, Mok W Y, Mohammadi S, Heller S, Bhaludin B, Scott V, Ward L.  RSNA, 2017

Current Practice

Dr Scott is passionate about women’s health and related diagnostic imaging: she sees patients on a weekly basis in the Imaging department at Mount Alvernia.

She worked at The Foreign and Commonwealth Office for three years on the Counter Proliferation team focussing on nuclear proliferation in Iran, Syria and North Korea before embarking on a career in medicine. 

Clinical Interests

  • Breast radiology including mammography, ultrasound and breast MRI
  • Gynaecological imaging
  • General Radiology including plain film, ultrasound and cross-sectional imaging (CT and MRI)
  • Breast screening.
 

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • British Institute of Radiology
  • General Medical Council 
  • The Medical Defence Union.
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