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I am a consultant oncologist who specialises in all non-surgical treatment of adult brain tumours (both primary and secondary), breast cancers and cancers with no known primary. My expertise includes treatment with chemotherapy, novel targeted therapy, immunotherapy and complex radiotherapy techniques. This includes Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and Stereotactic radiotherapy techniques including Cyberknife and Gamma Knife
I completed my oncology training in London working in major cancer centres including Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Imperial College NHS Trust and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.
My research doctorate investigated antiangiogenic therapy and therapeutic response assessment with DCE-MRI and novel response assessment imaging techniques.
I have presented at multiple international conferences and have several peer-reviewed publications including research articles, review articles and book chapters.
Areas of interest
Primary brain tumour; Metastatic brain tumours; IMRT; IGRT; SRS(Cyberknife, Gamma-Knife); SABR; Chemotherapy; Targeted therapy; Immunotherapy; Breast cancer; Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP).
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Oncologist -
Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, East & North Herts NHS Trust.
Luton & Dunstable NHS Trust.
Brain Tumour Unit, National Hospital of Neurology and Neuro Surgery.
I am an investigator in multiple clinical trials and my current research interest includes new drug trials, improving therapeutic assessment and reducing normal tissue toxicity associated with radiation therapy.
I love spending time with my family and friends. Time off work is spent biking with them, playing tennis and travelling.
- MBBS University of Kerala, India 2001
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians UK 2007
- FRCR Royal College of Radiologists UK 2014
- PGdip Oncology Institute of Cancer Research, University of London 2013
- MD University of Hertfordshire 2018
Reference number 6058578
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council, UK
Royal College of Physicians, UK
Royal College of Radiologists, UK
European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.