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Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Expertise

  • Breast cancer including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal/endocrine therapy, targeted treatments in both early stage and advanced disease
  • Rectal cancer including radiotherapy and chemoradiotherapy for early stage and advanced disease

Procedures

  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Radiotherapy for rectal cancer including IMRT and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
  • Systemic anticancer therapy for breast cancer (chemotherapy, hormonal treatment, targeted treatment)

Most common conditions seen

  • Breast Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Background

He graduated from The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India in 1995 as the Best Outgoing Undergraduate in his year, before moving to the UK for post graduate training. Following his general medical post-graduate training in the North East of England, he entered specialist training in Clinical Oncology in Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2000. He gained Fellowship of The Royal College of Radiologists (UK) in 2003.

On completion of specialist training, he was appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the world renowned Christie Hospital in 2005 and has particular interests in the treatment of breast and rectal cancers. He is also the clinical lead for the Satellite Radiotherapy Centre.

He has a special interest in the management of metastatic spinal cord compression and is the clinical lead of the service he developed for this condition.

Training

  • Undergraduate training, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India 1991-1995
  • Medical Internship (Junior House Officer), Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India 1996-1997
  • Postgraduate Medical Training, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough, UK 1997-2000
  • Specialist Training in Clinical Oncology, Northern Centre for Cancer Care, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK 2000-2005

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • Breast cancer including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal/endocrine therapy, targeted treatments in both early stage and advanced disease
  • Rectal cancer including radiotherapy and chemoradiotherapy for early stage and advanced disease

Research interests

  • Breast cancer including early and advanced disease
  • Rectal cancer including radiotherapy and avoidance of surgery
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression

Qualifications

  • MBBS 1995
  • MRCP (UK) 1999
  • FRCR (UK) 2003

GMC Number: 4782498

Date of Registration: 2001

Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Radiologists

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Expertise

  • Breast cancer including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal/endocrine therapy, targeted treatments in both early stage and advanced disease
  • Rectal cancer including radiotherapy and chemoradiotherapy for early stage and advanced disease

Procedures

  • Radiotherapy for breast cancer including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Radiotherapy for rectal cancer including IMRT and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
  • Systemic anticancer therapy for breast cancer (chemotherapy, hormonal treatment, targeted treatment)

Most common conditions seen

  • Breast Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

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