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Dr Riyaz Shah

Dr Riyaz Shah

FRCP PhD

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Specialty
Sub-Specialties
  • Lung, Gastrointestinal cancers, Malignant mesothelioma
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Shah trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals obtaining a First Class Honours Intercalated BSc in Experimental Pathology. He undertook medical training at The London Chest Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, University College London, Guy’s Hospital and The Royal Marsden, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1997.

    Dr Shah was awarded a Clinical Research Fellowship by The Imperial Cancer Research Fund undertaking a period of research looking at abnormal genes in pancreatic cancer and utilizing this to try and develop a cancer specific viral gene therapy. This work led to the award of a PhD.

    Dr Shah subsequently trained to become a specialist in Medical Oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital and was awarded an ASCO Foundation Merit Award in 2005. He was appointed Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Kent Oncology Centre in 2006.

    Dr Shah provides specialist services in cancer systemic therapy to 3 acute NHS Trusts. He also provides services as a private medical oncologist.

    He is involved in training future medical oncologists and has an extensive role in clinical research. He has served on the NCRI Lung Group, acted as chairman of the Kent Lung Network Lead and continues to be the lead for research at his Cancer Centre.

    Dr Shah is heavily involved in clinical research. He acts as principal investigator on many trials at his centre and has been a major champion in the introduction of immunotherapy into routine clinical practice within Kent.

    He has published widely and regularly speaks both nationally and internationally on cancer issues.

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    Cancer immunotherapy, Combination therapies

Practice locations

NHS base

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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