Dr Amarnath Challapalli

Clinical oncology

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Specialises in

  • Skin
  • Urology

About me

Dr. Amarnath Challapalli is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of urological cancers with radiotherapy, brachytherapy and chemotherapy. He also specialises in the treatment of non-melanomatous skin cancer with radiotherapy. He previously worked as a Locum Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden Hospital, and was appointed to a substantive post in University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust in February 2014.
Dr. Challapalli undertook his medical training at Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India and specialised in clinical oncology (M.D. Radiotherapy) at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. He worked in the UK, since 2004 as a Clinical Fellow in Bristol, Christie Hospital, Manchester and at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, during which he completed his MRCP and FRCR examinations, and obtained the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CESR) in 2011.
He subsequently completed PhD at Imperial College, London in January 2014. His research focused on the translation of novel PET tracers looking at cell proliferation, apoptosis and choline metabolism into clinical studies to look at early response assessment to treatment. He has been selected to attend the prestigious 13th joint ECCO-AACR-EORTC-ESMO Workshop ‘Methods in Clinical Cancer Research’ at Waldhaus Flims, Switzerland in June 2011. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings.
Dr. Challapalli has a particular interest in developing high-dose rate brachytherapy techniques for the treatment of non-melanomatous skin cancers.

Areas of interest

prostate cancer; bladder cancer; renal cancer; penile cancer; testicular cancer radiotherapy; nonmelanoma skin cancers.

Medical secretaries

  • Kim Newton
  • Spire Oncology Centre South West 300 Park Avenue Aztec West Almondsbury Bristol BS32 4SY
  • 01454 456500
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Procedures completed

  • X0007

    Clinical supervision of external beam radiotherapy, up to and including 15 fractions or part thereof - (1-5)

  • X6910

    Clinical supervision of the planning of a course of simple radiotherapy - (1-5)

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