Consultant Profile

Dr Rob Hughes

Dr Rob Hughes FRCR, MCP, MB.BS
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Oncology
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Prostate cancer
Special clinical interests:

Image guided radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Chemotheraphy and targeted cancer treatments

Research interests:

Strong research interests in prostate cancer radiotherapy and advanced prostate cancer actively recruiting to clinical trials through the Mouth Vernon Cancer centre.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon and Lister Hospitals

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

Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists

Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01923 844526
Private secretary:
Sheila Coady
Private secretary telephone number:
0203 8262435 or 07904046308
Personal email address:
Wednesday Evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Hughes is a Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of pelvic cancers especially prostate, bladder and colorectal cancer. He has a particular interest in the use of targeted radiotherapy IMRT and IGRT and also in brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Dr Hughes is able to provide chemotherapy and hormone treatments at both Spire Harpenden and at Mount Vernon hospitals, plus radiotherapy treatments at both the Canerpartners radiotherapy unit at Elstree or at Mount Vernon hospial.

Dr Hughes works as part of the urology and colorectal cancer multi disciplinary teams based in North Hertfordshire treating patients with both localised and advanced tumours within a multi disciplinary group with support from his surgical, radiological and nursing colleagues.

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Dr Rob Hughes

Dr Rob Hughes Oncology Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

The Prostate Practice

Dr Hughes is a founding member of The Prostate Practice, a group of leading consultants, working together in a multidisciplinary team to ensure a high level of care and expertise. Together they offer the very latest techniques in the diagnosis and treatment  of all prostate conditions.

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