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Date: 28 November 2014

Time: 14:23

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: oncology

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3569
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    Dr Vijay Agarwal

    Dr Vijay Agarwal, Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Primary medical education in India in 1999. Completed specialist training in medical oncology from Yorkshire Deanery in 2012. Completed PhD in cancer studies from Hull York Medical School, Hull, in 2012. Specialises in testicular cancer and sarcomas.

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    Dr Suhail Anwar

    Dr Suhail Anwar, Consultant Oncologist

    Completed primary medical training in Pakistan in 1992 medical/cardiology SHO in Saudi Arabia in 1995. Moved into general medicine in Lincoln and Wolverhampton (1996 - 1999). His subspecialties are breast, gynaecological and skin cancers.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3954
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    Dr Helen Benghiat

    Dr Helen Benghiat, Consultant Oncologist

    Biography pending.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3614
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    Dr Shan Chetiyawardana

    Dr Shan Chetiyawardana, Consultant Oncologist, Lung Cancer

    Qualified in Sri Lanka in 1975. A consultant oncologist at the QE Hospital since 1983. Specialises in tumour sites in lungs, breasts and urology.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3572
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    Dr Ahmed El-Modir

    Dr Ahmed El-Modir, Consultant Oncologist

    Qualified from the University of Al Fateh, Libya in 1993. Became a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2002. Interests include the radiotherapeutic treatment of prostate cancer as well as hormone and chemotherapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3597
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    Dr Indrajit N Fernando

    Dr Indrajit N Fernando, Consultant Oncologist, Breast and Gynaecological

    His specialist clinical area is in breast and gynaecological cancers. He also has an interest in the combined use of radiation and chemotherapies and sits on a number of national steering committees.

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    Dr Daniel Ford

    Dr Daniel Ford, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Clinical Service Lead for Oncology

    Graduated from Birmingham 1997. Completed training at UCL & Great Ormond Street. Specialises in paediatric radiotherapy and treatment of adult urological malignancy. Clinical lead for radiotherapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3570
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    Dr J Ian Geh

    Dr J Ian Geh, Consultant Oncologist, Upper GI & Brain Tumours

    Training in and around London and gaining his first medical qualification from University College Hospital in 1988, he is an honorary senior lecture at the University of Birmingham and actively involved in research.

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    Dr Qamar Ghafoor

    Dr Qamar Ghafoor, Clinical Oncology Consultant

    Trained in West Midlands, graduated from the University of Birmingham. Patients with lung and skin malignancies, with a particular interest in 4D and stereotactic lung radiotherapy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3599
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    Dr James Good

    Dr James Good, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Specialises in drug and radiation treatment of head/neck, thyroid and bowel cancer. Trained at Royal Marsden Hospital. Research interests in new cancer drugs (especially immunotherapy), and optimising curative radiotherapy, including CyberKnife.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3598
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    Dr Andrew G Hartley

    Dr Andrew G Hartley, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    His main clinical interests are definitive chemoradiation of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and neoadjuvant chemoradiation of rectal and pancreatic adneocarcinoma. His research is centred around radiobiological modelling.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3615
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    Professor Nicholas James

    Professor Nicholas James, Professor Clinical Oncologist

    Qualified from Barts Hospital with the main class prize in medicine. He undertook general medical training in London and Brussels and specialist oncology training in London and Tokyo. He specialises in the treatment of advanced urological cancer.

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    Dr Victoria Kunene

    Dr Victoria Kunene, Medical Oncology Consultant

    Completed medical oncology specialist training in the West Midlands. Treats patients with upper and lower GI cancers, and cancers of unknown primary.

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    Dr Yuk Ting Ma

    Dr Yuk Ting Ma, Medical Oncology Consultant

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham and trained in the West Midlands. Special interests in hepatobiliary oncology, epigenetics, and clinical trials.

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    Professor Gary Middleton

    Professor Gary Middleton, Professor in Medical Oncology

    University of London. Specialty training, Royal Marsden. Specialises management of lung/gastrointestinal cancer. Interests: cancer immunobiology, tumour microenvironment & implications of intratumoral heterogeneity for outcome with targeted therapy.

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    Dr Jennifer Pascoe

    Dr Jennifer Pascoe, Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Graduated from Nottingham University in 2000 and completed specialist training in medical oncology in the West Midlands. Specialist interests include the management of gynaecological and lung cancers.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3574
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    Dr David R Peake

    Dr David R Peake, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Pancreatic Bone/Urology, Lung Cancers, Divisional Director, Division C

    Graduated from University of Liverpool in 1984; trained in Liverpool and Sheffield; specialist training at the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

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    Dr Emilio Porfiri

    Dr Emilio Porfiri, Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology

    Qualified in 1982; received his PhD from the Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 1993. His areas of professional interest are cancer gene therapy and the treatment of urological tumours.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3571
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    Dr Pankaj Punia

    Dr Pankaj Punia, Consultant Medical Oncologist

    Qualified in India. Completed specialist training at St James Institute of Oncology, Leeds. Special interests in management of hepatobiliary cancers, colorectal cancers and clinical trials.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3601
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    Dr Daniel Rea

    Dr Daniel Rea, Senior Lecturer in Medical Oncology, Clinical Service Lead for Oncology

    Qualified from the University of London in 1986. He works with patients suffering from gastrointestinal, breast and lung cancers as well as lymphoma. His research interests are in treatment of breast cancers using endocrine therapy.

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    Dr Paul Sanghera

    Dr Paul Sanghera, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Lead Radiotherapy Clinician

    Postgraduate training in London and West Midlands. Radiotherapy fellowship in Toronto. Specialist in neuro, head &neck oncology & stereotactic radiotherapy. Committed to improving radiotherapy & led clinical implementation of IMRT & CyberKnife at UHB

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    Dr Jenny Sherriff

    Dr Jenny Sherriff, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

    Graduated from Birmingham in 2003. Trained as a Clinical Oncologist in the West Midlands. Specialises in sarcoma and breast malignancies, with a specialist interest in stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (CyberKnife) for spinal metastases.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3589
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    Dr David Spooner

    Dr David Spooner, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Group Director for Breast, Bone and Skin Cancer

    Special interests in young peoples tumours, breast, bone and neurological cancer. Also a visiting consultant at Birmingham Children's, the Royal Orthopaedic, Sandwell and City Hospitals and a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. FRCP, FRCR.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3614
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    Dr Neil Steven

    Dr Neil Steven, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology

    Medical Oncology lead within colorectal and skin cancer multi-disciplinary teams.  Special interests include melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma & early phase clinical trials, focusing on immunotherapy & virus-associated malignancy.

    • Secretary: 0121 371 3603
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    Dr Andrea M Stevens

    Dr Andrea M Stevens, Consultant Clinical Oncology

    Qualified from Guy's Hospital Medical School 1991. Oncology training in the West Midlands and appointed as a consultant at UHB in 2000. Site specialist interests are breast cancer and radiotherapy for lymphoma and haematological malignancies.

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    Dr Anjali Zarkar

    Dr Anjali Zarkar, Consultant Oncologist

    Trained in Clinical Oncology at Liverpool and in the West Midlands. Appointed consultant clinical oncologist in 2006. Interests: urological oncology, prostate brachytherapy, radiotherapy for lymphoma and non melanomatous skin cancers.