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I am the Director of Cancer Services at Addenbrooke’s Hospital
I trained in medicine at Magdalene College Cambridge and St Thomas’s Hospital, London. I then undertook postgraduate training in medical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and the Institute of Cancer Research, where I was awarded the Sir Lionel Whitby medal from the University of Cambridge for his postgraduate (MD) research with Professor David Cunningham and Professor Ann Jackman.
I moved back to Cambridge to take up a post as a consultant medical oncologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in 2003, becoming head of the clinical department in 2010. My specialist interests include colorectal cancer, oesophageal cancer and gastric cancer, as well as the investigation and management of carcinoma of unknown primary site, and I continue to be an active researcher in the field of gastrointestinal cancer. I am principal investigator in a number of trials of novel therapies in this area.
Areas of interest
Gastro-intestinal oncology; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Respiratory disorders; Oesophagogastic cancer; Colon cancer; Gastric oncology; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Lung cancer; Respiratory oncology
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant In Medical Oncology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Chemotherapy and novel treatments for gastrointestinal cancers
Cricket, fly fishing, politics
Sir Lionel Whitby Medal, University of Cambridge
- MA MB BChir Cambridge University 1992
- MD Cambridge University 2005
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians (London) 2005
Reference number 3542819
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST (Medical Oncology), 2003
- Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital, CB2 8AF
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01223 216555
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.