Rose Ngu



Rose Ngu is a Consultant Maxillofacial Radiologist working at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, the London Bridge Hospital and The Portland Hospital, London. She is a member of the Guy's and St Thomas' and The London Bridge Hospital multidisciplinary head, neck and thyroid oncology teams which provide cancer services for South East London and a tertiary service for complex head and neck oncology and thyroid management.

She has a dedicated ultrasound (US) practice and fine needle aspiration clinics with rapid on -site evaluation (ROSE) with consultant cytopathologist and providing over 1000 FNAs a year. She was the first radiologist to set up a combined US and cytology clinic at Guy's Hospital in 2007 and then 2010 at the London Bridge Hospital. This is a model that is now known to be the most successful and is widely accepted as the gold standard when it comes to diagnosing a head and neck lump.

The clinic provides rapid access for the diagnosis of head and neck lumps and bumps, thyroid, parathyroid, intraoral cavity and salivary glands. She has a special interest in both adult and paediatric thyroid disease.

She is a member of European Thyroid Association ( ETA) and is part of the working group in developing the ETA guidelines for Ultrasound Malignancy Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules in adults: The EU-TIRADS. This was published by the European Thyroid Association for the classification of thyroid nodules in 2018. This guidelines has now been accepted and used widely in Europe and worldwide.

She works closely with Head and Neck- ENT & Maxillofacial; Endocrinology surgeons, Endocrinologists and Oral and Medical Physicians.

She lectures world wide on ultrasound and runs a head and neck US course in London.

She is the Chairman of trustees for the British Society of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology (BSDMFR), Treasurer for the European Academy of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology ( EADMFR) and president-elect of the International Association of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology ( IADMFR) 2025.