Consultant Profile

Dr Andrew Conn

Dr Andrew Conn PhD FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Oncology
    • Bowel Cancer
    • Chemotherapy
    • Lung cancer
Special clinical interests:

Colorectal oncology
Colon cancer
Rectal cancer
Non small cell lung cancer
Small cell lung cancer
Monoclonal antibodies
Small molecule inhibitors
Clinical trials

Research interests:

Clinical trials to find new and better treatments that can be used to benefit patients with bowel and lung cancer.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Bev Timmins
Private secretary telephone number:
01274 550842
Private secretary fax:
01274 550769
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Andrew Conn is a consultant medical oncologist specialising in the non-surgical management of patients with bowel cancer, lung cancer and mesothelioma. This includes the use of chemotherapy as well as the latest targeted treatments.

Dr Conn trained in Medical Oncology at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and during this time undertook three years of laboratory based research as a Cancer Research UK Clinical Fellow.  For his research into the development of a vaccine to treat colorectal cancer Dr Conn was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree by the University of Nottingham. In 2007 Dr Conn was appointed to the post of Consultant Medical Oncologist at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Conn takes pride in offering each patient with bowel cancer, lung cancer or mesothelioma a personalised treatment plan that guarantees access to the most effective treatments. In addition to chemotherapy this also includes the use of targeted therapies such as Avastin (bevacizumab), Erbitux (cetuximab) and Zaltrap (aflibercept) in bowel cancer and Xalkori (crizotinib), Iressa (gefitinib) and Tarceva (erlotinib) in lung cancer. This commitment to an individualised approach to patient care ensures the best possible outcomes for his patients.

Personal profile:

Dr Conn grew up in Northern Ireland before studying medicine at the University of Nottingham. He is married with one daughter who has recently started Grammar School. His main leisure interest is cycling and he is an active member of Ilkley Cycle Club with whom he makes frequent rides into the Yorkshire Dales.

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Dr Andrew Conn

Dr Andrew Conn Oncology Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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