Breast, head and neck cancer
Consulltant Clinical Oncologist within Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Royal college of Radiology
NCRN Head and Neck Clinical Studies Group
I completed my medical and specialist radiotherapy training in Istanbul, Turkey. I later sub-specialised in the treatment of head and neck cancer and was appointment Professor of Radiation Oncology and Clinical Lead for the Head and Neck Cancer Unit at Dokuz Eylul University Medical School in Izmir, Turkey. I moved to the UK in 2004, joining Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist. As a part of this role I support the Huddersfield and Calderdale breast multi-disciplinary tea, delivering radiotherapy for breast cancer. I also specialise in head and neck cancer and I am the lead for the radiotherapy service.I have treated over 2000 breast cancer patients over the last 12 year period in Yorkshire in both my NHS and private practice.I have an honorary contract with Leeds University and published widely and retain my academic interest in the use of Chemo-Radiation to treat head and neck cancers. I am actively involved in a number of national and international research networks and groups, including the UK Nation Cancer Research Network and the European Organisation of Research and Treatment of Cancer.
I am currently a FA football coach for Wigton Moor Junior football club. I traveling around Europe and continue to play football and taking part in super master international football competitions.
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