Dr Nigel Hacking qualified in Radiology from Southampton University Hospital and went on to complete specialist training at the Middlesex and St Mary's hospitals, London and has worked extensively in the fields of Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Gynaecological diagnostic and interventional radiology since 1987.
Dr Hacking was appointed as a Consultant in Interventional and Abdominal Radiology at Southampton University Hospitals in 1991 and has since specialised in Uterine Fibroid Embolisation (UFE), non-vascular interventional radiology, Trans Arterial Chemo Embolisation (TACE) for liver cancers as well as embolisation for a variety of tumours and metastases.
Dr Hacking has gained one of the most extensive experiences in UFE in the world and has been performing the procedure since 1998. In 2004 he founded Fibroid Caribbean Ltd to coordinate UFE throughout the Caribbean region and offer advice to Caribbean women living at home or overseas. He regularly presents his findings at conferences throughout the world and is widely published, alongside his work in training Consultants in UFE. In 2012 Dr Hacking was responsible for bringing Prostate Artery Embolisation (PAE) to the UK, an innovative treatment for benign prostate hyperplasia/hypertrophy (BPH).
Dr Hacking has pioneered all the latest advances in Obstetric, Gynaecological, Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic and Oncological Interventional Radiology since that time.