Imran Petkar

Imran Petkar, consultant clinical oncologist

Consultant clinical oncologist

Biography

Imran Petkar is a consultant clinical oncologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and an adjunct senior lecturer at King's College London. He specialises in the treatment of head and neck and colorectal cancers.

Imran completed his clinical oncology training in London and Surrey, rotating between:

  • Royal Marsden
  • Charing Cross
  • Royal Surrey County hospitals
  • Guy's and St Thomas'

Between 2015 and 2017, he undertook a 2-year clinical research fellowship with the head and neck unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research. He investigated the application of advanced radiotherapy techniques, including IMRT and protons in reducing treatment-related toxicities, and improving patients' quality of life. He was subsequently awarded a MD. His work has been presented at international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals.

Following completion of training, Imran was a consultant clinical oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital specialising in the treatment of head and neck and thyroid cancers for 1 year before joining Guy's and St Thomas' in 2019.

Education and training

  • 2019: MD (res) (Institute of Cancer Research/Royal Marsden Hospital)
  • 2015: FRCR (Royal College of Radiologists, UK)
  • 2010: MRCP (Royal College of Physicians, UK)
  • 2002: MBBS (Mumbai University, India)

Research interests

Developing toxicity-reducing radiotherapy techniques.

Last updated: May 2022

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