Consultant Profile

Dr Andrew Webb

Dr Andrew Webb Bsc, MBBS, MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Oncology
    • Chemotherapy
    • Upper gastrointestinal cancer
Special clinical interests:


Gastrointestinal Cancer

Renal Cancer’.

Research interests:

Following my consultant appointment, I have continued to maintain research interests with publication of over 40 papers, abstracts, book chapters and a number of invited reviews and editorials. I also review manuscripts submitted to journals by other researchers. I am a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Group for research into aggressive non-Hodgkins Lymphomas and have been involved in a just completed national study looking at a novel regimen for patients who are not fit enough for standard treatment.

I am Principal Investigator in Sussex for a number of clinical trials in lymphoma, gastric intestinal cancers and renal cancers. I have developed links with the Royal Marsden Hospital and with Chelsea and Westminster HIV Oncology Department and this has led to joint publications.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant in Medical Oncology:

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
  • Honorary Contract with Western Sussex Hospital Trust at Worthing
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

I am Lead for Chemotherapy and Intrathecal Chemotherapy for the local NHS Trust. I chair the Chemotherapy Committee for the Sussex Cancer Network.

Nationally, I am a member of the Clinical Advisory Board for the Cancer Charity Macmillan and I am a member of the National Cancer Research Institutes for Lymphoma.

I am an active member of the Sussex Cancer Fund which works to improve treatment and facilities for cancer patients locally.

Background Information 
Professional profile:

I trained at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Registrar/Senior Registrar rotation from 1993 to 2001. I did a post graduate MD at the Insitute of Cancer Researhc looking at novel molecular therapy in patients with lymphoma and was awarded an MD thesis from the University of London in 2001. I was a locum consultant at the Royal Marsden Hospital for a year before starting in Sussex in 2002.

I specialise in treating patients with lymphoma, those with a full range of gastrointestinal cancers or renal cancers. I work mainly at BSUH but do one day a week at Western Sussex NHS Trust treating gastro-intestinal cancers. I have a particular interest in the management of older patients with cancers.

Personal profile:

To unwind from work, I am a keen amateur cook and enjoy sharing my culinary experiments with my family and friends. I regularly play badminton and ski. I am a National Trust member and also love exploring flea markets. I have recently walked the South Downs way with my son.

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