Rahul Nath


Consultant gynaecological oncologist


Rahul Nath is clinical lead for gynaecological oncology and south east London accountable cancer network lead for gynaecological oncology.

He graduated in medicine from the University of Wales, and progressed his training in obstetrics and gynaecology in the West Midlands and in London.

Rahul developed an interest in cancer early in his career. He completed a research project studying the immunology of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the cervix in normal women, those with abnormal cervical smears and with systemic lupus erythematosus at King’s College, London resulting in a MD degree.

Rahul trained as a specialist in gynaecological oncology and was appointed as a consultant gynaecological oncologist in 2006. He was lead clinician for gynaecology (2012–2014), clinical director for women’s services and joint clinical academic group lead for King’s Health Partners (2014-2017). He maintains a busy clinical practice.

Education and training

  • FRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2015

  • MD thesis, University of London, 2006
  • CCT Dual accreditation, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gynaecological Oncology, 2006
  • MRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2002
  • MB BCh, University of Wales College of Medicine, 1992
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology, University of Wales, 1991

Research interests

  • Human papillomavirus
  • Preinvasive disease of the cervix and vulva
  • Clinical management of ovarian and endometrial cancer
  • Management of vulval disease


  • CARE award for clinical care, Guy’s and St Thomas Trust, 2011
  • Best oral presentation, O&G trainees scientific presentations, 2002
  • Best poster presentation, international Papillomavirus meeting, North Carolina, 1999
  • Best poster presentation, Combined British and  Dutch Gynaecological Cancer Meeting, Amsterdam, 2000

Last updated: April 2022

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