Consultant Profile

Professor Kristian Bowles

Professor Kristian Bowles MB BS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath
Practicing at:
Spire Norwich Hospital
  • Haematology
    • Blood transfusion
    • Coagulation
    • Haematological oncology
Special clinical interests:

Haematology cancers - leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma
Investigation of abnormal blood results
Blood clotting
Blood transfusion

Research interests:

Scientific background behind initiation, progression and chemotherapy resistance of human leukaemias, lymphomas and myeloma
Management of lymphoma
Clinical utility of diagnostic laboratory tests and platelet function analysis

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Haematologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Foundation Trust

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
Member of the British Society for Haematology
Chairman of the Anglia Cancer Network Site Specific Group for Haematology

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Alison Bacon
Private secretary telephone number:
01603 289979
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Professor Bowles is a consultant haematologist and clinical director for haematology at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' Medical School, London in 1995 and undertook his medical training in London, Kent and Southern Africa. Professor Bowles trained in haematology in Cambridge and Norwich. He has worked as a consultant in Norwich since 2006 covering all aspects of blood disorders with a particular focus on cancers of the blood.

At Cambridge University he carried out basic scientific research on haematopoietic stem cell self-renewal resulting in the award of PhD in 2006. Presently Professor Bowles performs scientific research on the biology of blood cancers and chemotherapy resistance with colleagues at the University of East Anglia as well as research on platelet function with colleagues at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. This work has resulted in the publication of a number of research papers and the successful award of a number of grants. Professor Bowles has written book chapters on general haematology and the management of lymphoma and contributed to national guidelines on lymphoma.

Personal profile:

Dr Bowles is married with three children. He enjoys football, beekeeping and golf and is a lifelong fan of Fulham Football Club.

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