Andreas Adam is Professor of Interventional Radiology at the University of London and Clinical Director of Clinical Imaging and Medical Physics at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital, London.
He trained in medicine at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, after which he spent four years in internal medicine, cardiology and oncology. He then trained in radiology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, obtaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons. In 1992 he was appointed to the first professorial chair of interventional radiology in Europe, at King’s College London. In 2012 -2015 he served as Dean of the first state medical school in Cyprus.
His research work has shaped clinical practice internationally and has been recognised by the award of Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He has made extensive original contributions to the medical and scientific literature, has published eleven books, and has served as Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.
Professor Adam was one of the architects of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), which he helped to create by merging the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) with the European Association of Radiology (EAR). He has held the presidencies of eight national and international societies, including the Royal College of Radiologists and the European Society of Radiology.
He has received numerous honours and awards, including fifteen eponymous lectures, Honorary Fellowship of sixteen national radiological societies, five gold medals and two Honorary Doctorates. In 2012 he was made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of his contributions to interventional radiology.