Royal Brompton Hospital, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Professor Richard Underwood gained a first class honours degree in chemistry at Merton College Oxford and he went on to study medicine, graduating in 1977. After general medical training he specialised in cardiac medicine learning both non-invasive and invasive techniques, and for the last 30 years he has practised non-invasive cardiac imaging, with major clinical and research interests in nuclear cardiology, magnetic resonance and in cardiovascular X-ray computed tomography.
Since 1985 he has worked at Royal Brompton Hospital, London and its academic wing, the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He is currently lead clinician for nuclear medicine strategy, research and teaching at Royal Brompton Hospital and clinical lead for nuclear medicine at Harefield Hospital.
Non-clinical interests include aviation, skiing and gastronomy.