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 Dr Ben Rock

Dr Ben Rock

Senior Clinical Tutor

 Knowledge Spa 

 

University of Exeter Medical School, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, TR1 3HD

Overview

Ben completed undergraduate degrees in Biological Anthropology and Medicine at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and University of Oxford Clinical School, before undertaking postgraduate medical training at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, passing the MRCP examination. He completed post-graduate training in Clinical Radiology at the Peninsula Radiology Academy, where he was one of the founding year.

During his time at Peninsula Radiology Academy, he also achieved a Diploma in Clinical Education with Distinction.

He completed the European Society of Head and Neck Radiology Fellowship in Head & Neck imaging in Strasbourg, prior to appointment as a Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in 2010, with specialist interests in Head & Neck and Neuroimaging.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a member of the British Society of Head & Neck Imaging, and an associate member of the British Society of Neuroradiologists.

He is also Curriculum Lead for Head and Neck imaging at Peninsula Radiology Academy.

Qualifications

  • MA(Cantab)
  • BMBCh (Oxon)
  • FRCR
  • PGDip(ClinEd) (Distinction)
  • FHEA

Research

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Lau EYM, Reddy V, Rock B, Furtado M, Bracey T (2021). Symptomatic Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Presenting with Synchronous and Localized Tongue Base Extranodal Mantle Cell Lymphoma. A Unique Case Report Demonstrating Lymphoma Colonization of Cyst Wall, Potentially Relating to a Persistent Embryological Foramen Cecum Remnant. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGICAL PATHOLOGY Author URL.
Lincot J, Veillon F, Riehm S, Babay N, Matern J-F, Rock B, Dallaudière B, Meyer N (2015). Middle ear cholesteatoma: Compared diagnostic performances of two incremental MRI protocols including non-echo planar diffusion-weighted imaging acquired on 3T and 1.5T scanners. J Neuroradiol, 42(4), 193-201. Abstract.  Author URL.
Barrett G, Rock B, Prior M (2015). Soft tissue middle ear mass. Vestibular schwannoma. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis, 132(5), 295-296. Author URL.
Birch C, Knapp K, Hopkins S, Gallimore S, Rock B (2015). SpineAnalyzer™ is an accurate and precise method of vertebral fracture detection and classification on dual-energy lateral vertebral assessment scans. Radiography, 21(3), 278-281. Abstract.
Wood G, Knapp KM, Rock B, Cousens C, Roobottom C, Wilson MR (2013). Visual expertise in detecting and diagnosing skeletal fractures. Skeletal Radiol, 42(2), 165-172. Abstract.  Author URL.
Rock BG, Leonard AP, Freeman SJ (2010). A training simulator for ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrostomy insertion. British Journal of Radiology, 83(991), 612-614. Abstract.
Venkatanarasimha N, Rock B, Riordan RD, Roobottom CA, Adams WM (2010). Imaging of illicit drug use. Clin Radiol, 65(12), 1021-1030. Abstract.  Author URL.

Chapters

Rock B, Veillon F, Cahen-Riehm S, Meriot P, Charpiot A, Baur P (2013). Imagerie de l’oreille traumatique. In  (Ed) Imagerie de l'oreille et de l'os temporal Tome 3, Traumatologie, urgences, otospongiose, Companyédition Médecine Sciences Publications/Lavoisier.
Rock B, Veillon F, Cahen-Riehm S, Matern J-F, Roedlich M, Eliot M, Stierle J, Charpiot A (2013). Malformations de l’oreille. In  (Ed) Imagerie de l'oreille et de l'os temporal Tome 5, Pédiatrie, Companyédition Médecine Sciences Publications/Lavoisier.

Publications by year


2021

Lau EYM, Reddy V, Rock B, Furtado M, Bracey T (2021). Symptomatic Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Presenting with Synchronous and Localized Tongue Base Extranodal Mantle Cell Lymphoma. A Unique Case Report Demonstrating Lymphoma Colonization of Cyst Wall, Potentially Relating to a Persistent Embryological Foramen Cecum Remnant. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGICAL PATHOLOGY Author URL.

2020

Rock B, Looker J, Hollings N (2020). The petrous apex: a guide for the general radiologist. Web link.

2018

Rock B, Hurst C, Birnie A (2018). Extensive surgical subcutaneous emphysema secondary to the use of a high‐speed dental handpiece: a case report and discussion.  Abstract.

2015

Lincot J, Veillon F, Riehm S, Babay N, Matern J-F, Rock B, Dallaudière B, Meyer N (2015). Middle ear cholesteatoma: Compared diagnostic performances of two incremental MRI protocols including non-echo planar diffusion-weighted imaging acquired on 3T and 1.5T scanners. J Neuroradiol, 42(4), 193-201. Abstract.  Author URL.
Barrett G, Rock B, Prior M (2015). Soft tissue middle ear mass. Vestibular schwannoma. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis, 132(5), 295-296. Author URL.
Birch C, Knapp K, Hopkins S, Gallimore S, Rock B (2015). SpineAnalyzer™ is an accurate and precise method of vertebral fracture detection and classification on dual-energy lateral vertebral assessment scans. Radiography, 21(3), 278-281. Abstract.

2013

Rock B, Veillon F, Cahen-Riehm S, Meriot P, Charpiot A, Baur P (2013). Imagerie de l’oreille traumatique. In  (Ed) Imagerie de l'oreille et de l'os temporal Tome 3, Traumatologie, urgences, otospongiose, Companyédition Médecine Sciences Publications/Lavoisier.
Rock B, Veillon F, Cahen-Riehm S, Matern J-F, Roedlich M, Eliot M, Stierle J, Charpiot A (2013). Malformations de l’oreille. In  (Ed) Imagerie de l'oreille et de l'os temporal Tome 5, Pédiatrie, Companyédition Médecine Sciences Publications/Lavoisier.
Wood G, Knapp KM, Rock B, Cousens C, Roobottom C, Wilson MR (2013). Visual expertise in detecting and diagnosing skeletal fractures. Skeletal Radiol, 42(2), 165-172. Abstract.  Author URL.

2010

Rock BG, Leonard AP, Freeman SJ (2010). A training simulator for ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrostomy insertion. British Journal of Radiology, 83(991), 612-614. Abstract.
Venkatanarasimha N, Rock B, Riordan RD, Roobottom CA, Adams WM (2010). Imaging of illicit drug use. Clin Radiol, 65(12), 1021-1030. Abstract.  Author URL.

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External Engagement and Impact

Committee/panel activities

  • Former FRCR Single Best Answer Question South West Panel Coordinator

Editorial responsibilities

  • Reviewer for Clinical Radiology journal

Invited lectures

  • Regular lecturer at Peninsula Radiology Academy and UEMS

Teaching

Senior Clinical Tutor in Anatomy, UEMS

UEMS Truro Locality specialty lead for Clinical Imaging

Head and Neck Imaging curriculum lead, Peninsula Radiology Academy

Clinical Supervisor, RCHT

Supervision / Group

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