Dr Alex Powles


Uro-radiology and radionuclide imaging


BA (Hons) first class, Oxford University Bm BCg, Oxford University


Dr Alex Powles is a Consultant Radiologist with a specialist interest in uro-radiology and radionuclide imaging. He was appointed to a Consultant post in Swansea Bay UHB in 2021 and works across Morriston, Singleton and NEath Port Talbot Hospitals, holding an ARSAC practitioner licence for imaging, non-imaging and research. He sits on the Welsh Government All Wales PET Advisory Board and has an honorary contract with WHSSC as a Specialist Adviser for PET-CT. Dr Powles’ uro-radiology expertise encompasses multi-parametric MRI of the prostate, ultrasound-guided prostate biopsies, and he is the joint radiology lead for the Swansea Bay Urology Multi-Disciplinary Team meeting.

Dr Powles graduated from Oxford University with a BA (Hons) first class degree in medical sciences and BM BCh medical degree, worked in the Severn Deanery as a junior doctor and undertook his specialist training in the South Wales Radiology training scheme. He is currently engaged in a reserch project funded by Prostate Cymru looking at novel ways of imaging patients with prostate cancer.

Having grown up in Carmarthenshire, he now lives towards Cardiff and spends most of his spare time chasing after his two small boys! He also plays squash to a high standard and enjoys running, football and rugby.