Dr Axel Walther
Consultant Medical Oncologist
MA (Hons), BM, BCh, PhD, FRCP
I am a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Bristol Cancer Institute, part of the University Hospitals Bristol. I am the lead of the clinical trials unit at the Cancer Institute and hold an Honorary Senior Lectureship position as the Clinical Lead of the University of Bristol Cancer Community, I am a member of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Ovarian and Endometrial Groups.
I have an MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Cambridge and completed my BM in clinical training at the University of Oxford in 1997. I hold a PhD in cancer genetics from University College London. I also worked in a number of hospitals as a junior doctor, completing my specialist cancer training at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Axel Walther at Spire include:
Spire Bristol Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MA (Hons) / University of Cambridge / 1994
BM BCh / University of Oxford / 1997
PhD in Molecular Genetics / University College London / 2010
FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2015
I moved to Bristol with my wife and two children in 2011 to take up my consultant post. I enjoy playing hockey for Clifton Robinsons and I am a Governor at Christ Church Primary School.