Kate Smith

Kate Smith, consultant in medical oncology

Consultant in medical oncology


Kate qualified from University College London in 2006 having undertaken a degree in natural sciences at the University of Cambridge.

Kate started her training in medical oncology in 2010 at Barts Hospital and the Royal Free NHS Trusts. She undertook a 3-year PhD in 2013 at Barts Cancer Institute.

Kate was appointed as a locum consultant at the Royal Free NHS Trust in genitourinary oncology and acute oncology in March 2020 and to a permanent position at Guy's and St Thomas' in January 2022. At present she manages all urological malignancies with a focus on urothelial and prostate cancers.

Education and training

  • PhD, Molecular Oncology, Barts Cancer Institute, 2019
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Oncology, Institute of Cancer Research, 2013
  • Speciality certificate examination in medical oncology, Royal College of Physicians, 2013
  • National Institute Health Research Academic Clinical Fellow, Medical Oncology, Barts Health, 2010
  • Elected member of the Royal College of Physicians, 2009
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University College London, 2006
  • Natural Sciences (MACantab), University of Cambridge 2001

Research interests

Kate was a research fellow in the department of molecular oncology at Barts Cancer Institute with involvement in many translational trials.

She works on bladder cancer research at Guy's Hospital.

Last updated: May 2022

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