Purushotham, Arnie - director of King's Health Partners Cancer Centre


Consultant profiles

Arnie PurushothamContacts

Executive assistant: ea-purushotham@kcl.ac.uk 
Telephone: 020 7188 3027

Area of expertise: cancer

  • Biography

    Arnie Purushotham is professor of breast cancer at King’s College London and honorary consultant surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’. He is also:

    • director of King’s Health Partners Cancer Centre
    • clinical academic lead for cancer at King’s Health Partners
    • medical director for the London Cancer Alliance, Integrated Cancer System. 
  • Specialist interests

    • Breast cancer 
  • Research interests

    His principle research interests are in breast cancer:

    • the pathophysiology of lymphoedema
    • molecular profiling of tumours
    • patterns of metastatic spread
    • mammary cancer stem cell biology
    • sentinel lymph node biopsy
    • novel intraoperative imaging techniques in breast cancer
    • cancer outcomes
    • cancer and evolutionary biology
    • global cancer policy.