Leadership Team

Sam Hare

Dr Sam Hare is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist and NHS England National Specialty Advisor for Imaging. He is also Treasurer of the British Society of Thoracic Imaging. He is passionate about the UK Targeted Lung Health Checks and has won several industry awards for chest radiology – including the NHS Innovation Cancer Challenge Prize & BMJ Cancer Team of the Year. Sam is frequently featured in national media – and most recently appeared as a COVID-19 chest imaging expert on BBC National news.

His specialist areas of expertise include: lung cancer screening, lung nodules, interstitial lung disease and lung infections – including COVID-19.

Graham Robinson

Dr Graham Robinson is a Consultant Radiologist, President of the British Society of Thoracic Imaging and NHS England Clinical Lead for Digital and IT Transformation. He is also President elect to the Radiology Council of the Royal Society of Medicine. Graham is active in research and invited speaker at multiple national and international conferences. Most recently, Dr Robinson has helped found the National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database with NHSX.

His specialist areas of expertise include: pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer screening and COVID-19.

Jonathan Rodrigues

Dr Jonathan Rodrigues is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist and Lead for Standards and Guidelines at the British Society of Thoracic Imaging. He also has a PhD in Cardiovascular MRI scanning. Jonathan is an NIHR West of England Clinical Research Imaging Champion and an NIHR imaging workforce committee member.

His specialist areas of expertise include: cardiac imaging, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer screening and COVID-19.

Aniket Tavare

Dr Aniket Tavare is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Radiologist and has previously worked at the Department of Health in the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management. He was Clinical Fellow to the NHS Medical Director in 2011. Aniket has also worked as Clinical Fellow to the Editor in Chief of the British Medical Journal.

His specialist areas of interest include: lung cancer screening, early diagnosis & management of lung nodules, interstitial lung disease and COVID-19.