Interventional oncology for liver cancer - meet the team

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The interventional oncology team for liver cancer at Spire Southampton Hospital is a multi-disciplinary team. They all play an important part in your care at the hospital, though some may not be directly involved in your treatment.

For more information, or to book an appointment call the Interventional Oncology office at Spire Southampton Hospital on 023 8076 4352

Dr Brian Stedman, Consultation Interventional Oncologist at Spire Southampton Hospital

Dr Brian Stedman

Consultant interventional oncologist

Dr Stedman specialises in the use of minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of liver tumours and is one of the leading practitioners in Europe and the UK for the provision of chemosaturation therapy (Chemosat). Dr Stedman leads the interventional oncology team at Spire Southampton Hospital and carries out all interventional oncology procedures. View Dr Stedman’s profile

Mr Neil Pearce, Consultant in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and General Surgery at Spire Southampton HospitalMr Neil Pearce

Consultant in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and general surgery

Mr Pearce is a consultant surgeon specialising in liver, pancreatic and biliary cancer work. He believes in providing a high quality sub specialist service that is tailored to the requirements of the individual patient. As part of the interventional oncology multi-disciplinary teams Mr Pearce will help to determine the most suitable course of treatment for you. View Mr Pearce’s profile

Mr Arjun Takhar Consultant in Hepato-pancreatic-biliary (HPB) and General Surgery at Spire Southampton Hospital

Mr Arjun Takhar

Consultant in hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) and general surgery

In addition to general surgery, Mr Takhar’s main interests lie in the treatment of benign and malignant disorders of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas. He also has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques, in the treatment of ocular melanoma liver metastatic disease. Mr Takhar is part of the multi-disciplinary team who will decide on the most suitable course of treatment for you. View Mr Takhar’s profile

Dr Matthew Wheater, Consultant Medical OncologistDr Matthew Wheater

Consultant medical oncologist

Dr Wheater is a medical oncologist who is an expert in drug treatments for melanoma. He is part of the multi-disciplinary team who will determine the best course of treatment for you and will help to manage your care on the ward as an inpatient. 

Dr Sanjay Gupta Consultant Anaesthetist/IntensivistDr Sanjay Gupta

Consultant anaesthetist/intensivist

Dr Gupta is an intensive care specialist and one of the anaesthetists who are critical in maintaining patient safety during chemosaturation therapy. He has been involved from the outset of the chemosaturation therapy service and is a proctor for initiating new centres in Europe. Both he and Dr Fennell are involved in a research programme for non occular melanoma metastatic liver disease and constantly review anaesthetic practices to increase knowledge and understanding of chemosaturation. Both Dr Fennell and Dr Gupta currently have the greatest anaesthetic experience of chemosaturation in Europe. View Dr Gupta’s profile

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