Dr Harding trained in Bristol and the South West with a period in New Zealand. Initially in General Medicine and Critical Care, he switched to Radiology in 2005. In 2008 he won the Finzi Prize in Radiology at the Royal Society of Medicine and went on to complete a period of higher specialist training with some of the luminaries of UK Interventional Radiology.
He is an active member of BSIR/CIRSE and is the Clinical Lead for Interventional Radiology (Image guided surgery) at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) and the Clinical Supervisor for senior trainees.
He has introduced several new procedures into both the local NHS and private practice including radiological gastrostomy (RIG), Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) for women with fibroids, transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for liver cancer and has worked actively performing and promoting the new procedure of Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE), in particular as part of the UKRoPE national registry study.
He performs a full range of diagnostic and interventional imaging services including Xray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI and all aspects of vascular & non-vascular image guided surgery.
Imaging: chest, abdomen, pelvis; including General issues, Vascular, Hepato-biliary, Urology, Gynaecology.
Treatment; Uterine Fibroids, Prostate Embolization for men, Embolization of male varicocoeles, embolization of pelvic congestion syndrome in women, vascular access (eg Hickman lines)
Dr Harding enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters along with outdoor pursuits.
Treatments and tests offered by Dr James Harding at Nuffield Health
- Colorectal screening
- Artery Assessment
- Gastrointestinal radiology
- AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm)
- CT scan (or CAT scan)
Local Principle Investigator for the UKRoPE study into Prostate Artery Embolization in symptomatic benign prostatic enlargement.
Imaging studies into the effect on the prostate pre and post prostate artery embolization.
- Fellow Royal College of Radiologists
- British Society of Interventional Radiology
- Congress of Interventional Radiology Societies of Europe
- Fellow; Royal Society of Arts
- Royal Society of Medicine
Other posts held
- Consultant in Clinical & Interventional Radiology at University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
- Clinical Lead for Interventional Radiology at UHCW
Insurers Dr James Harding works with
Dr James Harding works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
Dr James Harding does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Dr James Harding does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Dr James Harding does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.