Consultant Profile

Dr Salim Shafeek

Dr Salim Shafeek MD, FRCP, FRCP(Ed), FRCPath (Haematology)
Practicing at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Haematology
    • Haematological oncology
Special clinical interests:
Multiple myeloma, Lymphoma - High Grade & Low grade, Leukaemia Acute & Chronic and Myelodysplasia
Research interests:
Principle investigator for all NCRI trials in UK for multiple myeloma, lymphoma and leukaemia esp CLL
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Senior  Consultant  Haematologist, Worcestershire Royal Hospital
& Clinical Director for Haematology & Oncology for Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust
Hon. Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham (Haemato-oncology), Cancer studies
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Member of British and American Society of Haematology.
Fellow of Royal College of physicians, London & Edinburgh.
Fellow of Royal College of Pathology, London.
Member of UK Myeloma Forum 
Member of UK CLL Forum
Member of UK Thromboprophylaxis Forum
PACES Examiner for MRCP (UK)-RCP London, Edinburgh & Glasgow
Examiner FRCPath Haematology since 2010- Royal College of Pathologist
Member of West Midlands regional subgroup in Myeloma, Lymphoma & Leukaemia
Contact Details 
Personal email address:
Wednesday evenings after 6pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Shafeek is a Consultant Haematologist working in Worcestershire acute NHS Trust since July 2002. He is currently the consultant lead for haematology and cancer services.

He is currently Clinical Director for Haematology & Oncology for the Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust from 2009. This includes all three sites Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Treatment centre. Being the senior Haematologist he is in charge of Clinical Haematology for the Worcestershire county. Lead the 7 member Haematology consultant team for the county.

Dr Shafeek is currently Senior Lecturer in Haematology at University of Birmingham since 2005 and closely linked to the Cancer studies based at University of Birmingham. He actively participates in research activities linked with University of Birmingham in Myeloma, Lymphoma, Leukaemia and myeloproliferative disorder.

Since 2010 as an active member of Worcestershire Oncology Project team Dr Shafeek was actively involved in the restructuring of cancer network in Worcestershire

He is  the current lead for countywide anticoagulation and set up both secondary care new Anticoagulation service including Warfarin dosing and DVT clinics.Deputy Chair for the Trust wide Thrombosis committee and actively involved in the Thromboprophylaxis program and Risk assessment for the Acute trust and community hospitals for Worcestershire PCT.

Dr Shafeek treats all General Hematology including Haemato-Oncology, Thrombosis-Haemostasis & Red cell disorders. He has a specialist interest in Myeloma & Lymphoma. Lymphomas of all grades and type. Acute and Chronic Leukaemias, special interest in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Treatment and investigations in Thrombotic disorders especially Thrombophilic disorders. Investigations management of Anaemias of different nature, Myeloproliferative disorders and Myelodysplastic syndromes including novel treatment options.

He has close links with Cure Leukemia Charity(West Midlands) and involved in fund raising activities. Signatory for charities like Stephen Hayden memorial charity and funds or research nurses. Set up Roger Bradley memorial charity for our Haematology unit in Worcestershire. Actively fundraised for Worcestershire Breast Cancer unit to be based at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Teaching experience :
Actively involved in medical teaching both undergraduates and Postgraduates through University of Birmingham and at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Currently PACES examiner for MRCP (UK) for Royal College of Physicians London, Edinburgh & Glasgow.

Also recruited as examiner for MRCPath (Haematology) in 2010, this is the final exit examination for Haematology postgraduates both in UK and abroad.

Personal profile:

Dr Shafeek has a special interest in photography. He is also interested in sports especially cricket, motorsports and football.

He is married with two children.

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Dr Salim Shafeek

Dr Salim Shafeek Haematology Consultant, Worcester, private hospital specialist.

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