Consultant Profile

Dr Mark Zahra

Dr Mark Zahra MD MRCP FRCR
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Oncology
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Gynaecological cancer
    • Radiotherapy
Special clinical interests:

Clinical Oncology with specialist interest in the treatment of gynaecological and colorectal malignancies with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological agent, and the use of brachytherapy (internal radiotherapy) for gynaecological cancers.

Research interests:

Cancer imaging (DCE-MRI)

Radiotherapy planning and brachytherapy

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Radiologists

South East of Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN)

Scottish Radiological Society

European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2514
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 316 2514 or 0131 537 3051
Private secretary fax:
0131 537 1079
Personal email address:
Monday mornings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Qualified in 1997 and became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 2000 and a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) in 2004. Trained in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, as a specialist registrar in clinical oncology (2001-2007) and worked in research as a clinical lecturer with the University of Cambridge (2005-2007). Awarded the Clinical Research Fellowship in Oncology by the Royal College of Radiologists (February 2004) and the Cancer Research UK Pilot Project Award (October 2005). Appointed Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre (March 2008).

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